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Microsoft Pulls Plug On Zune… Sort Of

Posted by on March 15, 2011

Rumors are gaining steam that Microsoft will discontinue their Zune mp3 players. While the company has neither confirmed nor denied that the recently released Zune HD would be the last device created, Microsoft did release the following email statement: “We have nothing to announce about another Zune device — but most recently have introduced Zune […]

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New Zune To Embrace HD Radio

Posted by on May 27, 2009

Pity poor HD Radio. Despite a huge marketing push from the National Association of Broadcasters, the format, a supposed satellite radio-killer, has had yet to catch on in the mainstream. The format, which gives terrestrial radio channels digital 5.1 surround sound and a readout of songs played (as well as “side channels” with alternate programming), has existed […]

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Fun With Wacky Zune Math

Posted by on May 27, 2009

On the heels of Microsoft’s Zune HD announcement (which we’ll discuss a little later on today), we came across this silly promotional video touting the supposed massive savings of Microsoft’s “Zune Pass” subscription service over outright purchasing your downloads. In the video, “Certified Financial Planner” Wes Moss fast-talks his way through some 30-second math, informing […]

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