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#1 TheSentinel


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Posted 09 April 2012 - 06:24 PM

Windows Phone Stunt

By Matt Peckham, PCWorld Apr 9, 2012 7:37 AM
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What do Kourtney Kardashian, Vernon Davis, and Stephanie Izard have in common: They're all shilling for Microsoft as part of an usual marketing stunt running today only, Monday, April 9, to frame recently launched Windows Phones like the Nokia Lumia 900 as simpler and faster than the competition.

Imagine an ATM that gave away "free time" instead of money. That's essentially what Microsoft's put together in the form of Free Time Machines, or FTMs, which the company says "work like ATMs," but offer to take on various mundane lifestyle chores instead of spitting out cash. Want your house cleaned? Your dog walked? Your groceries delivered free? Just a sampling of the services these FTMs claim to offer. No, it's not a belated April Fool's joke.

More: http://www.pcworld.c....html#tk.hp_new