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  • Zune HD Refresh Rumors Interrupt Apple's Day

    Zune HD Refresh Rumors Interrupt Apple's Day

    These rumors aren't exactly the most substantiated we've ever seen, but to be honest, I'd report if a bird flew in my window today just to get the Apple taste out of my mouth. What's being said is that Microsoft is going to double down on Zune with a Windows Phone 7-esque update. Whether there'd be new hardware is anyone's guess. Why not? Read More

  • Despite Numerous Legal Choices, Music Industry Still Blames Piracy For Its Woes

    Despite Numerous Legal Choices, Music Industry Still Blames Piracy For Its Woes

    Years ago, the music industry could have blamed falling album sales on piracy. “Nobody’s buying the latest Chingy because they’re just downloading a 128CBR rip from Suprnova~!” What’s the excuse now when people have loads of legitimate digital options—iTunes, Zune, Pandora, Spotify, Rdio, etc.—at their fingertips? Oh, right: it’s still piracy. Please update your act. Read More

  • iTunes catches up with Zune

    iTunes catches up with Zune

    This emerging story about how iTunes is bravely entering the cloud cracks me up. Haven’t we been doing wireless sync, and direct streaming for a couple years now with Zune? It’s funny how these things don’t really count until Apple does them. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I’m glad Apple is finally jumping on this. It’s not like everyone and their mom has a Zune… Read More

  • Zune HD 64GB available early

    Zune HD 64GB available early

    Good news if you were waiting on the Zune 64. It just came up as available on the Zune Originals website, much earlier then the previously expected April 12th. Read More

  • Zune Firmware 4.5 hits the streets

    Zune Firmware 4.5 hits the streets

    Microsoft just dropped the Zune 4.5 firmware update, and it looks promising. I mean, who doesn't want more video codecs and a smart DJ? Read More

  • 64GB Zune hits the streets

    64GB Zune hits the streets

    To follow up with earlier rumors we’re happy to report that the Zune HD 64GB is now a reality. Microsoft just announced the Zune HD 64GB for $349.99, available April 12, just outside of the event horizon that is the iPad ship date. This new device will run the 4.5 firmware. Read More

  • Microsoft to introduce Zune Phone with Windows Mobile 7 at MWC

    Microsoft to introduce Zune Phone with Windows Mobile 7 at MWC

    If there is one rumor that tends to come and go and agonizes Windows Mobile fans, it’s the one about a Zune phone. Although it’s not officially confirmed, Gizmodo has it on good word that Microsoft will be introducing a Zune phone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year. More specifically, it will be a Windows Mobile 7 phone with Zune features and capabilities, so it’s… Read More

  • PSA: Zune system to go down at 10PM Pacific

    PSA: Zune system to go down at 10PM Pacific

    Just wanted to give you all a heads up, we got an email stating that the Zune system is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting in about an hour, and will be down all night. You should still be able to access and use your locally stored content though. Microsoft promises that everything thing will be fine, and you’ll be able to get back to the social in the morning. Read More

  • Everything you need to know about Windows Mobile 7

    Everything you need to know about Windows Mobile 7

    MWC is a few weeks away – it starts on February 15 – and we’re expecting to see a new version of Windows Mobile, version 7, to be launched with hardware soon to follow. We’ve heard some rumors about potential improvements over the current 6.x codebase, but a developer has told us that this new version is so distant from the old WinMo that it is almost unrecognizable. The… Read More

  • Video: Checking out the Zune HD's new 3D games

    Video: Checking out the Zune HD's new 3D games

    http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7564013&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1 A major and valid criticism of the Zune HD when it launched was the utter lack of apps. Weather, a calculator, and a game that’s been on the Zune for like a year. It had nothing on the thousands upon thousands of apps and games… Read More