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Zune to offer more bundled media

updated 10:15 am EDT, Mon August 21, 2006

Zune, more bundled media

A new report suggests that Microsoft's Zune digital media player -- announced earlier this month -- will offer a wider variety of pre-bundled media than previously anticipated, according to Electronista. Cesar Menendez, a Microsoft employee who works on the Zune project, stated in a new blog entry that there will be far reaching content included with Zune from multiple Music labels including both audio and video content. Previously, analysts saw this move as a way for new Zune users to test out the power of their new players, but now believe that Microsoft is attempting to one-up Apple with value added features. Zune is expected to launch before the end of this calendar year to boost holiday sales.

by MacNN Staff





  1. jarod

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Its gonna be soooo aaawesome like every other piece of s*** garbage released by that dumpyard. Get real and quit wastin bandwidth with news about this bullshit.

  1. zunescene

    Joined: Dec 1969



    jarod seems to be a bit flustered. Calm down man.

  1. benhur

    Joined: Dec 1969


    yea man

    relax dewd, you're not doing us Mac faithful any favors.

    This is just keeping Apple on their toes. Competitions is a good thing, right?

    Apple to Microsoft, "bring it, be-yach!"

  1. Stratus Fear

    Joined: Dec 1969


    I dunno...

    It sounds good on the surface, but beyond that my reaction is "What, are they releasing the Zune under Dell's brand? The last thing I want is a bunch of bundled c*** that I won't listen to."

  1. devilla101

    Joined: Dec 1969


    tsk tsk jarod

    I've been telling jarod time and time again to take some valium, go see his little kindergarten classmates and let the adults do the commenting

  1. kw99

    Joined: Dec 1969


    MS is doing this

    so that if there are some "bugs" in the initial release and users can't figure out how to connect their Zune to their PC and transfer songs, at least they will have some "pre-loaded" songs to listen to.

    See, Microsoft does care about its customers...

  1. tztz

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Zune transferring

    Help! I want to transfer purchased iTunes music to my Zune. I downloaded a Zune converter from , but it seems that it doesn't work. Any ideas?

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