European Microsoft KIN axed

We’ll admit, we weren’t ironing our tent in anticipation of camping out to buy a KIN, but it’s still sad to hear the news that Microsoft’s cuddliest b

We’ll admit, we weren’t ironing our tent in anticipation of camping out to buy a KIN, but it’s still sad to hear the news that Microsoft’s cuddliest bit of hardware won’t be coming to our shores.

The big M has decided “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.”

Windows Phone 7 is something we’re excited about, so there’s our silver lining. Now, where’s that iron gone?

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