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

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 ...

How to: Force Mango

How to: Force Mango

September 27, 2011 43 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 ...

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

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 ...

Zune 4.8 Now Available

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. ...

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

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: ...

Zune HD Gets Firmware Update

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 ...

Marketplace Issues

Marketplace Issues

July 1, 2011 No Comments

As my usual routine, I look through the Marketplace quite often, therefore I tend to notice when there is an issue. If you have looked poked around the Marketplace this morning, or even the apps on Zune you may have noticed some issues with the loading. While it takes longer then usual to load the ...

Zune HD Apps will be Ported to Windows Phone 7

Zune HD Apps will be Ported to Windows Phone 7

June 20, 2011 No Comments

More apps for Windows Phone 7 is always a great thing. Paul Thurrott of Windows Phone Secrets recently discovered that Microsoft does plan on porting application from the Zune HD to the Windows Phone Marketplace. A transcription that Thurrott took of the Zune Insider podcast gives a little more information: “A question I keep getting ...

Rumor: Zunepass, Speech and Other Services Expanding to New Regions

Rumor: Zunepass, Speech and Other Services Expanding to New Regions

June 8, 2011 No Comments

There has been a lot of information regarding the expansion of Windows Phone 7 and its’ services to different regions. Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President, Windows Phone Program Management tweeted this message: The Zunepass has been something that we cannot live without in my household so I, for one am happy that others will get ...

Shazam & Shazam Encore Apps Back in the Marketplace

Shazam & Shazam Encore Apps Back in the Marketplace

May 26, 2011 No Comments

The Shazam apps our back in the marketplace!The free app is now in a totally different location so you cannot upgrade the old one. Now that they have their premium app, you are only limited to 5 tags a month on the free version. Previously they promised us that if you were using the Shazam app ...

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Windows Phones Computex 2014 New Partners Devices Roundup & Specs

On display this week at Computex 2014 several new Windows Phones 8.1 devices from partners were finally officially unveiled! Check...

President Of Lenovo’s Mobile Division Confirms Plans To Release A Windows Phone Later This Year

President of Lenovo’s Mobile Division, Lui Jun, recently spoke to Mobile Geeks, where he has confirmed that Lenovo will release a...

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