Even though Microsoft’s KIN never was too important for the Windows Mobile / Windows Phone crowd, having Microsoft kill a product literally weeks after its introduction constitutes something we should all take a look at.

Engadget has now created a list of “KIN sins”. One of their core points is the following:

Gluttony. If Microsoft was angling to get Verizon to offer a sweetheart deal for Kin data, it certainly didn’t help its cause with the automatic backup of rich media to the Kin Studio website.

However, constantly backing up high-resolution photos and even standard-definition videos to the cloud required a lot of bandwidth, making it difficult for Verizon to justify a “light” data usage plan for Kin users.

Get the full list via the URL below:
http://www.engadget.com/2010/07/05/switched-on-kins-seven-deadly-sins/


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