Good bye, sayonara, far well, adiós, nice knowing ya Kin. The tween/teen generation for which the Kin was targeted has spoken and they did not embrace the Kin as Microsoft had hoped. The socially included phone is being rolled off due to lack luster sales, which may be due to the fact that it was never a smart phone. The Kin did not support apps and was specially designed for social networking applications including Twitter, Facebook and MySpace. Ultimately, even the half off price cut did not save the device from its demise.
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