To mark the launch of the first 4G LTE Windows Phones at AT&T,1 including the highly anticipated Nokia , Microsoft Corp. is giving people what they crave most: more free time. Windows Phone has set up Free-Time Machines (FTMs) across the country to show how smartphones help people quickly and easily complete everyday tasks.
A recent Wakefield Research survey found 91 percent of smartphone owners say their phone has saved them time. With this in mind, Windows Phone created FTMs to work like ATMs, but rather than issuing cash to consumers, they will dispense “free time” in the form of free grocery delivery, cleaning and dog-walking services, access to onsite personal concierges, or new Windows Phones to select prize winners.[…]