Scratch That, Project Pink Phones Are Coming This Year

It looks like maybe the Project Pink phones are actually going to see the light of day later this year. In an article on CNET, sources are saying that Microsoft will ship Windows Mobile 7 later this year, but CNET is also saying the “next generation of the Sidekick product line” should ship before Windows Mobile hits the market. If this is true, that means the new Pink devices are coming, and they won’t be running Windows Mobile 7.

The good news is that we’ll know more soon. Microsoft’s Head of Entertainment and Devices, Robbie Bach, said they would have more to tell at the Mobile World Congress in a few weeks.

28 Responses to “Scratch That, Project Pink Phones Are Coming This Year”

  1. meme Says:

    Interested…

  2. glasses1o1 Says:

    umm….ima take a guess in say it wont b up to par compared to nexus on or 9700 crackberry, but thas just me………….

  3. serpentor Says:

    ima guess pink will not appeal to us for any of the reasons the kick does/did.

  4. lewminous Says:

    I’m excited to see what the final product looks like. It may be pretty cool. I

  5. Kevin Says:

    id be interested in seeing what the Pink UI looks like

    I can see it now…. the new forum

    http://www.poweredbypink.com

    and a tag line for the male users : “Real men use Pink”

    and perez will be a user…… *laughs maniacally*

  6. yogi2000 Says:

    I’m gonna keep using my kicks as long as the service remains on, until they kick me off, lol.

  7. Anonymous Says:

    i hope it dont look as ugly as the pics that have leaked and it better have the sidekick keyboard

  8. sabercrombiedude Says:

    yogi2000 on January 27, 2010 at 4:21 pm said:

    I’m gonna keep using my kicks as long as the service remains on, until they kick me off, lol.

    LOL.! I’m With You On That.! =)

  9. Anonymous Says:

    sabercrombiedude on January 27, 2010 at 6:58 pm said:

    yogi2000 on January 27, 2010 at 4:21 pm said:

    I’m gonna keep using my kicks as long as the service remains on, until they kick me off, lol.

    LOL.! I’m With You On That.! =)

    yea me too

  10. SKdude10 Says:

    I predict a massive fail…That’s all Mircosoft knows how to do in the mobile realm

  11. FeenForKicks Says:

    Oh man..
    I need to know if this is actually good news before I go and get the 2009 that way I can just wait =]

    If it won’t have windows mobile means they’re keeping the danger os!?
    If so this might be something to look forward to

  12. rico Says:

    If its a new kick I hope its Windows Mobile in the layout of the danger os. In othr words,will have the exact same layout as the kicks have now except with windows mobile apps/capabilities.
    Until sidekick services are officially over I’m gonna stay using sidekicks

  13. doesn't matter Says:

    Only phones I liked with windows mobile were the MDA and the i930

  14. bulletinyochest Says:

    DEATH TO MIRCOSOFT

  15. Melissa Says:

    Still gonna suck regardless. Most people have moved on to android…so if the new kick doesn’t have apps n stuff its just gonna FAIL. RIP Sidekick..they had a good run. ON TO THE NEXT ONE!

  16. sk kid Says:

    If the sidekick ran androids, it would breath new life to the phone

  17. Anonymous Says:

    Am I the only one who doesn’t want the kick to go android….or change at all for that matter? I like new feature etc, but the UI is like, one of the reasons I still have it and upgraded to the 09 instead of the G1 kthnx.

  18. Alessandra Says:

    I don’t want the Sidekick to go android, I don’t know what’s so great about going android, I understand Windows Mobile but Google Android…or is Android not based off of Google? Because so far I see Google phones have the Android OS. This will be hard but we’ll have to see what will happen by the summer time who knows?

  19. sk kid Says:

    Having a window sidekick will crash and have a lot of bugs

  20. Droid Does Says:

    The only way you’ll see a “Sidekick” with Android is if T-Mobile decides to brand some other phone with the Sidekick name…like people think/thought they would for the MyTouch Slide.

    Being that Danger is owned by Microshit, any Danger OS/skin will have Windows Mobile.

    So, enough with the “Android Sidekick”…

    @Alessandra

    What makes Android so great is its open. There are tons of free apps, thanks to the thousands of developers in the Android Market. And EVERYTHING is customizable. Don’t like your wallpaper, simply change it (just change the pic, not like with the Sidekick where you have to create a theme and upload it via USB). Don’t like the OS skin? Change it (though that is slightly more complicated).

    And, my personal favorite, there is an app that allows you to personalize text tones per person (like Ringtones, only for texts)!! I’ve been dying for a program like this, and now I have one on my DROID thanks to Android!

    I loved the Sidekick (a user of 6 years), but it’s over. RIP Sidekick, you will be missed.

  21. Brandon Says:

    If you refresh your catalog, new versions of facebook and twitter are available to download on the original sidekick lx, sidekick 008, and sidekick lx09.

    They work a lot better now!!

  22. meme Says:

    Brandon on February 11, 2010 at 9:02 am said:

    If you refresh your catalog, new versions of facebook and twitter are available to download on the original sidekick lx, sidekick 008, and sidekick lx09.

    They work a lot better now!!

    Thanks for letting us know! I’ve been waiting for a new twitter update! Maybe I’ll actually use it this time!

  23. Alessandra Says:

    Droid, that is interesting to know about the Google phone, but how do you sync your Android phone?

  24. recognizedakick Says:

    U shud all drop the kick! Well, those of you who have the LX09 version anywayz. And if you DONT have the LX09 DO NOT UPGRADE! Trust me. Keep your 08s and Slides. That phone’s keyboard is a bust. The Motorola Cliq is the best! The features are amazing and the keyboard is bliss!! When these new Pink phones come out, I hope they actually LOOK like something as well as has an easy slip and slide button keyboard. Not like them sticky buttons on the LX09. Ugh!

  25. Spyked Says:

    I had to stop using my LX 09 a few days ago because I developed sharp wrist pains which I can only attribute to the terribly hard ’09 keyboard. What were they thinking???
    Anyway, after I stopped using it, my wrist pain stopped too.

  26. Anonymous Says:

    Spyked on February 12, 2010 at 3:21 pm said:

    I had to stop using my LX 09 a few days ago because I developed sharp wrist pains which I can only attribute to the terribly hard ’09 keyboard. What were they thinking???
    Anyway, after I stopped using it, my wrist pain stopped too.

    There’s something wrong with your fuckn hand not the keyboard ya exageratin the key board ain’t even that hard goto the fuckn doctor cuz your hand is retarded and check your brain cuz you don’t know what hard is you ****** ******

  27. Droid Does Says:

    What are you looking to sync Alessandra?

    Email? There’s an app.

    Transfer music? Do it via USB, like with the Sidekick.

    Something else…?

  28. Spyked Says:

    Okay “ANONYMOUS” maybe there’s something wrong with your BRAIN. I’m a perfectly competent person that can assess a situation and logically come to a conclusion. Don’t talk about what you don’t know.

    I realize that not everyone will experience the pain I felt when using the 09 sidekick, otherwise it would be a widely acknowledged problem…but nevertheless, it IS a problem for me. I didn’t imagine my wrist hurting, and it most certainly had never happened before my sidekick.

    I can understand loving the sidekick and being loyal to it. I still love the idea of sidekicks and have been a major proponent for the awesome devices, the sad truth is though, that using it for a few weeks made me develop a sharp wrist pain because the keyboard was so much harder to type on than my old phone, a Nokia e71x.



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