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Rumor: Zune to be Rebranded Under Xbox and Live Services

Rumor: Zune to be Rebranded Under Xbox and Live Services

May 23, 2011 1 Comment

There is a nasty little rumor going around that Zune is going to be split and rebranded into different departments in microsoft. The rumor also suggests that the announcement will also go down at the May 24th Mango event. The rumor has Zune splitting up like this… Xbox mobile Xbox Live Windows Live Zune The ...

Smart DJ Coming to Windows Phone With Mango

Smart DJ Coming to Windows Phone With Mango

May 17, 2011 2 Comments

The details just keep on coming concerning the much anticipated Mango update for later this year. One big feature that was outed is the Zune’s Smart DJ feature. This feature on your Windows Phone will play a custom playlist depending on the music you have already on your phone. If you have a Zune pass ...

Shazam Encore Lands On Windows Phone

Shazam Encore Lands On Windows Phone

May 12, 2011 No Comments

Shazam Encore just hit the Windows Phone Marketplace. This premium version of Shazam has tons of new features, includes unlimited tagging and will set you back $5.99 (ouch). The app also includes watching music videos from Youtube and music lyrics to add to an already solid application. Those who are not familiar with Shazam. The ...

Zune Pass Giveaway (3 Months) – Enter To Win

Zune Pass Giveaway (3 Months) – Enter To Win

May 2, 2011 15 Comments

We here at WP7 Connect feel that Zune Pass is the greatest thing ever (in relation to music anyway). So we are giving away a 3 Months worth of Zune pass to 1 of our awesome readers. You get 3 months of Zune Pass Unlimited music from Zune (for 3 months) 10 Free Songs to download a ...

Zune Rebranded as Xbox Live Music?

Zune Rebranded as Xbox Live Music?

April 29, 2011 No Comments

Microsoft has a very suspicious job listing posted titled ‘Business Manager-IEB-Xbox Live Music Marketplace (754083)’. Now many people are taking this as a strategic rebranding move (especially after Microsoft killed the Zune hardware not too long ago) but I personally don’t. In the listing itself it mentions the Zune services several times. So it is ...

Website Created With Sole Purpose of Bringing the WP7 UI to Android

Website Created With Sole Purpose of Bringing the WP7 UI to Android

April 20, 2011 No Comments

Believe it or not someone has dedicated their time and patience to develop apps for Android to make it look like Windows Phone 7. WP7Android is the site put up to promote bringing WP7 to Android. There will be 9 apps released: Launcher, Dialer, Contacts, Mail, Message, Browser, Camera, Gallery and Zune-Player. I know this is ...

Zune HD Not Dead Yet…. Email Client Available

Zune HD Not Dead Yet…. Email Client Available

April 4, 2011 No Comments

Recently there was a huge outcry from Zune fans at the news that Microsoft would not be selling any Zune stand-alone devices anymore. Microsoft has been a bit foggy on the whole situation but then eventually came out and said “We were completely frank about this year’s Zune hardware being the WP7 phones’. One thing ...

Zune Marketplace: Now Available in India

Zune Marketplace: Now Available in India

April 2, 2011 No Comments

As of no where Zune Marketplace has launched in India. See many countries have the Windows Phone but not every territory has the same features enabled and the US are one of the few that have them all. This was certainly a big step and will allow Microsoft to grow their Market share in India. ...

Windows Phone 7 Connector 1.1 Released Over the Weekend (Macs)

Windows Phone 7 Connector 1.1 Released Over the Weekend (Macs)

March 28, 2011 No Comments

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 Connector was updated over the weekend to version 1.1. This is as important as a Zune software update for PC users since Macs mysteriously do not have the option yet to have the full software at their disposal. You can get the updated Connector here. What’s New in Version 1.1 Windows ...

Microsoft Responds to Zune Rumors But Still Say Nothing

Microsoft Responds to Zune Rumors But Still Say Nothing

March 16, 2011 No Comments

When rumors began circulating that Microsoft was going to halt production of the Zune hardware, I was saddened. My household has been home to three different Zunes and all are still in working condition, products nowadays just don’t last very long and I have been more than satisfied with Zune. Senior Business Development Manager for ...

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Nokia ‘Superman’ Devices Flying In Soon To Save Us From Our Ugly Selfies

The Verge has just gathered new insight about plans of a Nokia phone codenamed simply “Superman” that is currently...

Nokia Shows Just Why They’re Not Like Everybody Else (Video)

Nokia and Microsoft shows off its ability to stand out of the crowd in the newest advert. Check it...

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