"We have made the decision to focus exclusively on Windows Phone 7 and we will not ship KIN in Europe this fall as planned. Additionally, we are integrating our KIN team with the Windows Phone 7 team, incorporating valuable ideas and technologies from KIN into future Windows Phone releases. We will continue to work with Verizon in the U.S. to sell current KIN phones."
Obviously, Microsoft didn't do their market research properly when they named their smartphones as KIN. The bland design and the lack of features spell doom to the device.
Never in my lifetime has a phone made me look at it and think....Man that would be great for skipping accross the lake :P
Meanwhile, we're still subjected to 5 ads per hour for the thing when we watch TV or Hulu.