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Either Clayton Morris you know in a world dominated by the iPhone these days everyone talks about a phone -- could be the iPhone killer.
Could a company come along and make a phone that says to heck with your iPhone.
We're gonna make something completely different well that's what Microsoft has done -- means they can't this is a new line of phones out this week from Microsoft on Verizon.
And it's a big gamble for a company that has been working on this project called project pink.
For a few years we'll -- -- look this is the key into this is the more expensive model at 99 dollars is the snazzy packaging pulled out of two.
Make no mistake about it this fall on the -- to is not designed to be an iPhone.
It has no app store it's really designed to be a social networking -- where I could jump in the FaceBook and Twitter.
And have all of my social networks in one place on one screen.
This is the home screen what Microsoft calls the loop.
And everything that I do in my social life is in the -- FaceBook Twitter MySpace all of its right here aggregated in one place.
And if I want us to send a message to one -- my friends.
It's drag and drop it right down here into -- bottom part that I can jump into that spot and see what I've saved and I can send that out to my friends in one quick blast.
Microsoft is banking on the fact that kids might not want to play games on the phone they simply want to live in their social networks.
This phone might be the best example of that plus -- comes with a slide out keyboard so kids can punch out text messages pretty quickly doesn't have a virtual keyboard.
It has a capacity of touch screen for scrolling.
We can -- has a eight megapixel camera so take some nice photographs as well the cheaper 49 dollar model that can one.
Has a five megapixel camera and kind of -- literally these compact.
Not that I know so what about music I hear you asking out there well fear not the Zune is built right into the phone that's Microsoft's own version of their iPod.
-- stream millions of songs right to the phones wireless.
The real story here might not be on the phone at all is akin website and they're calling it the studio.
And it's sort of keeps a snapshot of your day along the timeline you can scroll -- bottom.
And it almost acts like a diary so I could go back a week and see what I was doing where I was what photos I shared what text messages -- all in one place.
In the studio the real question for Microsoft.
Is Willis sixteen year old daughter ask hey mom and dad I want an iPhone or.
Hey mom and dad I -- can't.
We'll have to wait and see.
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