Saturday, October 25, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Internet Explorer 11 Toolkit Allows Enterprise Admins "Spy" On Their Employees
FCC Says Airwave Auction To Delay Until 2016
HP Broadens Moonshot Portfolio With Intel-powered Models
Microsoft To Keep Nokia Brand For Low-end Smartphones
LG Introduces Its First Octa-Core Application Processor
Cloud and Surface 3 Drive Microsoft's Revenue
Micron Urges Investors To Reject TRC Capital's Unsolicited Tender Offer
Facebook Returns To Chat Roots With Rooms App
Active Discussions
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
 Home > News > Mobiles > Spot Wa...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Sunday, April 27, 2008
Spot Watches Are No More


After a long and fruitful run, Microsoft and Abacus have thrown in the towel on the Spot Watch program.

As of now, no more of these devices are available for purchase or even warranty replacement. All effort will be going towards the MSN Direct capable GPS receivers, as well as the MSN Direct software for Windows Mobile devices.

Jon Canan, Program Director recently posted this in the SpotStop.com forums:

As of recently, the Smart Watches with MSN Direct have sold out and are no longer for sale. While we continue to move forward with MSN Direct and seeking out new opportunities for devices that would benefit from the MSN Direct service, we, along with our watch partners, do not have immediate plans to create a new version of the Smart Watch, as we are focused on other areas of our business. We will maintain support of our watch customers and continue to deliver information to the watches, but we do not plan to increase our investment in the watch business going forward.

We have appreciated all of the comments and feedback that the SPOTStop community has provided - and this feedback has been incorporated in every step of the way as we develop new products and leverage our assets within the MSN Direct service. We are proud of the new products that have incorporated our technologies - MSN Direct for GPS navigation devices and MSN Direct for Windows Mobile, and it is encouraging to think that these grew out of the Smart Watch initiative - demonstrating great traction for Microsoft. We will continue to engage with this community and welcome any questions you may have.


Previous
Next
AT&T Plans To Improve Reception with Femtocells        All News        Samsung CMOS Image Sensor Mounted Camera 14.6 Mega Pixel DSLR Camera
AT&T Plans To Improve Reception with Femtocells     Mobiles News      LG Launches the Third Black Label Series Handset LG Secret

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft To Keep Nokia Brand For Low-end Smartphones
Cloud and Surface 3 Drive Microsoft's Revenue
Microsoft And Dell Puts Azure In A Box
Microsoft To Launch A Wearable Device Soon
Microsoft CEO Apologizes For Suggesting Women not Ask for Raises
Microsoft says Samsung owes Millions in unpaid Patent Royalties
Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Connects Miracast Devices to HDTVs
Microsoft Releases New Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse, PC Accessories
Microsoft To Hold Next-generation Windows Event
Microsoft to Buy Minecraft maker Mojang
Microsoft To Drop The Nokia Branding
Microsoft Azure Media Services Adds Live streaming, Content Protection and Indexing Services

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .