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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 […]

Microsoft Service Outages: Xbox Live & Zune (update)

Microsoft Service Outages: Xbox Live & Zune (update)

September 21, 2011 No Comments

Microsoft is reporting that outages across many of their online services are offline. For example while on Xbox Live matchmaking is still working, xbox.com is down. Same for Zune, while you can download apps – you will have some problems managing your account.Take a list of the services that have been affected. Xbox LIVE: Signing […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Best Buy: Get 4,000 MS Points Free When You Buy Any Windows Phone

Best Buy: Get 4,000 MS Points Free When You Buy Any Windows Phone

June 5, 2011 No Comments

Best Buy has a pretty good deal going on right now. Buy any Windows Phone 7 device and get 4,000 Microsoft Points for free. 4,000 Microsoft Points is valued at $50 in the real world and with that you will be able to buy a bunch of games on xbox and buy music, videos or buy/rent movies […]

Mango: In Depth Look At New Music/ Video Hub (Zune)

Mango: In Depth Look At New Music/ Video Hub (Zune)

June 4, 2011 No Comments

We all know by now some of the new features coming to the Music/ Video (Zune) hub with the Mango update. Here is a breakdown of some of those heavy hitting features and also a bunch of tiny once that will add to our already awesome Zune experience on Windows Phone 7. Podcasts now included […]

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New OEM, Blu Products Releasing First Windows Phone Soon

Coming soon is another addition to the Windows Phone catalog, this time by Blu Products! For those unaware, Blu Products is an...

Nokia/Microsoft Deal To Close This Friday April 25th

Friday, Nokia will be excited to share that they have completed the steps necessary to finalize Microsoft’s acquisition of the Nokia...

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