Episode: Flashback 8: The Microsoft Kin

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Flashback > Flashback 0: Introduction

On this season of Flashback, we’ll be looking at examples of failed tech products or companies. Links and Show Notes: Support Flashback with a Relay FM Membership Quinn Nelson (@SnazzyQ) | Twitter Snazzy Labs - YouTube Stephen Hackett (@ismh) | Twitter 512 Pixels 512 Pixels - YouTube

Flashback > Flashback 4: webOS

With its webOS hardware, including the Pre, Pixi and more, Palm (and later HP) tried to take on the giants of the early smartphone wars. While webOS was hugely innovative, it wasn't enough to break into the most important market in consumer electronics history. This episode of Flashback is sponsored by: Backblaze: Unlimited cloud backup for Macs and PCs for just $6/month...

Flashback > Flashback 2: The Microsoft Zune

In the 2000s, the iPod was a true juggernaut, simply dominating the portable music player market. Microsoft wanted a piece of the pie, and launched the Zune 30, which eventually spread into a line of both hardware products and software services. However, it barely made a dent in Apple's commanding lead...
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