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Zune Players (Zune HD) Still Hanging Around?

October 5, 2011 1 Comment

This has played out like a regular daytime TV drama. First Zune.net refreshed their homepage and doesn’t mention the Zune HD as a compatible device. Then Microsoft turns around and says that it was just a mistake. Yesterday we noticed that one of the Zune support pages finally revealed that they would in fact be […]

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Zune Hardware is Dead (for real this time) RIP

October 4, 2011 No Comments

We published an article yesterday on how Microsoft was through with Zune hardware when on their newly updated site, they failed to place the Zune HD on their list of compatible devices. Soon after they edited the homepage on Zune.net and claimed it was in error. However now on their support pages they have updated […]

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Zune: Streaming Music Videos is Now Available (sort of)

October 3, 2011 No Comments

We recently wrote about Zune updating their Zune pass by including music video streaming as one of the perks. Well streaming music videos through Zune has officially started. Not all videos are working yet and still show up as preview but i would say half of the videos I have sampled show up as play […]

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Today, We Bid Farewell to the Zune HD [UPDATED]

October 3, 2011 No Comments

In a final effort to ditch the Zune HD, Microsoft has officially removed the device from the Zune music pass page. It is no longer listed as an option for which your Zune pass can be used. It hasn’t exactly been a big secret that Microsoft was going to choose to discontinue Zune hardware. Microsoft […]

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Zune Service Will be Made Available to Canada, Changes in Store for US

September 29, 2011 No Comments

October 3, 2011 will mark the day that Zune will be made available in Canada. Users will be able to subscribe to the Zune music pass for C$9.99 per month or C$99.90 a year. I am sure some of you are wondering why their prices are lower than in the US. Well, Microsoft has decided […]

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How to: Force Mango

September 27, 2011 41 Comments

Many moons ago the NoDo update was being distributed but many were not getting the update notification on their phones. This obviously led people to resort to other methods to get their hands on the update. That’s exactly what is happening now. Now that the Mango update is being distibuted, those not receiving it are left […]

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Zune Pass: Reducing Number of Devices You can Sync To (Europe Only)

September 6, 2011 1 Comment

Bad news for European Zune Pass subscribers. Microsoft will be reducing the number of devices that you can connect with your Zune Pass. Starting September 13th 2011 European customers will only have the option now to connect to 1 PC and then a combination of Zune, Windows Phone or PC’s for the next three. Here is […]

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Zune 4.8 Now Available

August 23, 2011 No Comments

It’s only natural that with new features in Mango we will have to update the software that we use to manage our mobile devices. In anticipation of the distribution of the Mango update, Microsoft is requiring that you update your Zune software to version 4.8 to make it compatible with the updated Windows Phone OS. […]

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Zune HD Gets Some Update Love too: New Apps & Games

August 2, 2011 No Comments

Windows Phone isn’t the only one getting some update love from Microsoft. The Zune HD (which I dearly loved before the HD7 came around) has received a good amount of updates itself today. tromboneforhire a Zune MVP broke down all the new apps, games and updates for the best PMP I ever owned.   New Games: […]

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Zune HD Gets Firmware Update

July 8, 2011 No Comments

Many Zune owners must feel as though with the release of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft has forgotten them. Microsoft has proven that they still have them in mind this week with the release of a firmware update. Zune firmware version 4.5 (114) is to patch fraudulent SSL cerifificates issued by certification authority Comodo.These certificates affect […]

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