Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The official fix was to drain the device battery and then recharge after midday GMT on January 1, On June 10, , a special edition red Zune became available on Amazon. In June , Microsoft announced plans to discontinue all “Zune” services; instead Microsoft would distribute its digital media content and services under the Xbox Music and Xbox Video brands available on its line of products including Windows 8 PCs and tablets , Xbox game console, and Windows Phone smart phones. Microsoft also wanted to go beyond Apple’s efforts and promote the tagline “the social” and wireless sharing as key differentiators. Included in this firmware update was the ability to tag and later purchase songs heard on FM radio, channels which can be customized to deliver suggested songs for the user, the games Hexic and Texas Hold’ em , support for audiobooks from online stores such as Audible. Best Buy, Target, Wal-Mart, and others.
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Operating systems by Microsoft. And if you want to keep your Zune private while studying in the library or reading the newspaper on the bus, you can also block Zune devices in wireless range from xune you a song. It was released on November 14,simply named the Zune. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It offers a selection of 14 million songs  and the Zune Pass music subscription service. According to Microsoft, the most up-to-date firmware version is 4.
Zune Specs – CNET
Had Microsoft brought the first Zune to market at the same time as the iPod, or even the Zune HD at the time of the iPod Touch, it might have been a serious competitor to those players. See offer for details.
Don’t see what you’re looking for? Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. It’s powered by software that allows users to zuje files on the player, rip audio CDs, and buy from a wide selection of music and videos at the Zune Marketplace. This is, however, not recommended by anyone, as future firmware versions contain significant improvements and added codec support.
It does a good job of sorting everything out automatically, but you can rearrange inside zuhe Zune software. Because of its popularity, there were millions of apps and accessories for the iPod.
Warranty & Support
Black,  blue, red Blue only available from the Zune Store. Hopefully I can review this a year from now with a postive update! That round wheel on the front, don’t think it is a touch sensitive scroll wheel like the older ipod. In early Augustof the dark brown Halo 3 Zunes were distributed free of charge by the USO to soldiers deployed to foreign soil.
It uploaded my music no problem, sync and all. Retrieved September 28, However, a Microsoft representative for Zune business development denied this rumor saying that the Windows Phone platform introduction should be considered to be the annual Zune update for Pictures has the standard set up, where you browse through thumbnails and select what you want to full screen.
Who could go wrong with that?? Compare with similar items. The equalizer gives you about 11 different presets, personally I know my husband would rather be able to manually set and adjust a default preset. I would not trade my zune for an ipod touch.
But all in all, I’m glad I spent the money, it’ll atleast keep me entertained for days on the road. These three Zune Accessory Packs provide complete solutions for Zune in your car, in your home or while you travel.
Microsoft Zune 30 Black (30 GB) Digital Media Player
03gb third-generation Zune 16 and devices were released in Septemberzyne with the release of the Zune Software 3. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Please try your search again later. Browsing through the Zune library takes seconds, unlike when I connect my iPod on there, which takes a minute just to load the initial artists list, then half a minute to load in sub-categories.
Retrieved August 16, This zune 30 feels sooo dated.
For a better experience, you can watch slide shows while you are listening or tilt the Zune on its side to enable the landscape mode for videos or pictures. Microsoft refers to the design language of this user interface as Metro. Skip to main content.