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Microsoft Kin

Microsoft put its heart and soul into its first stab at mobile hardware, the Microsoft Kin devices. But no one hugged back.

The Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two devices were killed in July 2010, just two months after the devices launched. Microsoft billed the kin as a social networking-centric device aimed at teens and young adults, but it appears that the Facebook-focused Kin failed to get enough "likes," with one report saying that Microsoft was only able to unload about 500 of them in its short life.