The company's announcing...something on April 12. But what? They're pulling an Apple here, going for the big tease. But rumor has it that Microsoft will be showing off its long-awaited Pink phone, aimed at social networking-crazed teens. It likely won't be Windows Phone 7, the company's big-time overhaul of its dreadful Windows Mobile smartphone software. That's for later this year. And it can't happen soon enough.
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Hiawatha is a business reporter and columnist covering the high-tech industry for the Boston Globe business section. His weekly Tech Lab gadgets and software reviews appear in the Globe every Thursday.