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: