AAPL Stock: 117.81 ( -0.22 )

Printed from

Zune software update hides non-English support

updated 10:25 am EST, Wed January 27, 2010

Zune coming to other countries?

Use of Microsoft's new Zune 4.2 software indicates the multimedia player could be offered in non-English countries for the first time. Hidden in the free-to-download update is a translated version of all instructions, in this case German, at least when installed on a German Windows Vista PC.

The German software does not have a shortcut link to the account, meaning there is no quick access to the Zune Marketplace either. This is likely delayed until either the Zune is officially released in other countries, or that Microsoft is gearing up to offer the Zune service for other devices, which may or may not involve its Project Pink phones.

More on Pink may come at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, but Zune media players aren't tied to this schedule. [via The Unwired]

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented