John Paczkowski

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Microsoft to Uncrate “Pink” Phones at April 12 Event

pretty-in-pink-revised Apple isn’t the only company holding an invitation-only event this month–Microsoft is as well.

Four days after Apple (AAPL) unveils the details of its forthcoming iPhone OS 4, Microsoft (MSFT) will take the wraps off its long-rumored “Pink” feature phones at a San Francisco media gathering with the cryptic title, “It’s Time to Share.”’s Ina Fried reports that Microsoft will uncrate two Pink phones, code-named Pure and Turtle, at the event, both destined for Verizon’s (VZ) network. The Sharp-manufactured devices, which feature touchscreens and keyboards, are expected to go on sale this spring.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus