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Zune HD to launch September 15th according to Best Buy leak

August 12th, 2009

Mark your calendars and get your credit cards ready as the Zune HD will be dropping in just over a month. Thanks to a leaked Best Buy pre-order flyer, we now have a tentative launch date to accompany the rumored pricing for the Zune HD. Zero hour for Microsoft’s slick new portable media player is September 15th, a …

Zune HD to drop September 8th, 16GB and 32GB sizes?

June 25th, 2009

Perhaps the current crop of personal media players on the market just isn’t doing anything for you. It’s perfectly understandable of course, what with modern mobile phones catching up to dedicated players more and more each day. This very fact is the reason that Microsoft’s upcoming Zune HD continues to pique our interest. 3.3-inch 480 …

Zune HD gets official

May 27th, 2009

Its official, folks. The Zune HD is real and is slated to drop this fall. All the rumored specs are here – 3.3 inch 480 x 272 OLED capacitive touchscreen display, built-in HD Radio receiver, HD output (requires an optional dock), Wi-Fi, integrated web browser, multitouch support and Xbox LIVE integration. Attendees at E3 will …

ZuneHD get its game on and gets some additional details?

May 15th, 2009

Teamxbox has let loose with a slew of details on the rumored Zune HD, some of which they have reportedly been sitting on since last August. According to their sources, the ZuneHD will be a convergent device, incorporating some of the gaming features of the Xbox and the multimedia features of the Zune. Codenamed xYz …

June Zune Surprise: ZuneHD or new phone from Microsoft? [UPDATED]

May 12th, 2009

June 2009 is going to be a big month: WWDC (iPhone announcement), the Palm Pre will be in action and rumor has it Microsoft has big news for the Zune. While many would speculate that the latter would mean a Zune phone from Microsoft, we’re thinking more along the lines of a Zune HD. After …

Microsoft fans flames with non-response to iPhone-alike rumor

April 29th, 2009

There’s a reason most companies have a policy against responding to rumors and speculation. When a company responds to a rumor with PR-speak it simply spawns more speculation. Of course sometimes that’s exactly what a company wants to do — fan the flames, keep the hype going, etc. If we were betting men (and a …

Zune HD specs reportedly confirmed; missing killer features

April 16th, 2009

We have to admit it… We’re a little afraid. Afraid of what you might ask? Afraid that all this hype surrounding the now-reportedly confirmed Zune HD is going to be the height of excitement with regards to the device. Hype is good, hype is great, but you need something special to follow the hype in …

Could the Zune HD be on its way soon?

April 11th, 2009

Back in January after we learned that Zune sales and platform revenue was down $100 million under the previous quarter, we asked whether the Zune was ultimately doomed to die an unglamorous death or if Microsoft had an ace up its sleeve. Last night, Engadget posted some images that they feel, based upon some chitchat …

Is the Zune dying a slow death?

January 24th, 2009

It’s not all good news for Redmond today, unfortunately. Tucked away in a SEC quarterly earnings report, Microsoft revealed that the Zune platform is faltering. Sales of Zune devices have dwindled and Zune platform revenue fell by $100 million, a 54%  decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Is this poor performance the death …