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Microsoft Retiring Zune Marketplace As Early As November 22

11/13/2013, Microsoft has announced today that Zune Marketplace will not support rental and purchase of content from November 22nd, 2013. Browsing the Marketplace for movies or TV shows is off the cards as well. This move is part and parcel of the Fall 2013 update...

Free Zune pass for one year with Windows Phone purchase

02/06/2012, Yes, the Microsoft Zune portable media player was specially developed to go head to head against the iPod from Apple in the portable media player market, but somehow that project failed and did not take off in the way Bill Gates & company hoped it...

Zune Music heading Down Under this November 16th

10/27/2011, I would have thought that Microsoft would have given up on their Zune Music project by now, but I guess I am wrong – the company is far more resilient than most people figured out. Folks living in Australia will finally be able to gain access to the...

Zune HD killed yet again

10/10/2011, Last week we’ve had a lot of contradicting reports about the Zune player being killed off – first it was silently announced on the Zune website, then the announcement was removed and @ZuneSupport tweeted that it could have been an error – today...

Microsoft Zune hardware not dead…again?

10/05/2011, A couple of days ago, we reported that Microsoft officially pronounced the Zune player dead on the Zune support website. It seems that the announcement might have been a mistake. Responding to a Tweet about the Zune hardware being dead, @ZuneSupport...

Microsoft: Zune players officially dead

10/03/2011, We’ve previously written about rumors concerning the Zune’s demise, and then reported about Microsoft refuting such stories. Well now we’ve come to tell you that the Zune is officially dead. Announced on the official Zune support...

Canada gets Zune Music Marketplace and Zune Music Pass

09/30/2011, Hmmm, who listens to music on their Zunes anymore? I guess there is still quite a bunch, otherwise why else would Microsoft announce that the Zune Music Marketplace and Zune Music Pass will arrive in the Great White North when October 3rd rolls around? To...

Zune 4.8 introduces 2-day movie rentals and Mango support

08/23/2011, The Zune is dead, long live the Zune. Well, Microsoft’s attempt at taking over the iPod’s throne seem to have failed rather miserably, but that does not mean the company has given up on the Zune platform which has now turned to be more of...

Microsoft apologizes for Amy Winehouse Twitter snafu

07/25/2011, You don’t kick a person when he or she is lying down, even more so when one has already passed on to the next realm. Microsoft, despite being in business for so many years already, might just need to rethink their marketing strategies after...

Is the iPod becoming less popular these days?

07/18/2011, When it comes to listening to our music on the go, and before the emergence of smartphones, there was a good chance you would see someone on the street sporting an iPod or the Zune MP3 player, or even an iRiver. However all of that has changed, especially...

Microsoft Releases Nine New Apps For Zune

07/01/2011, Not a fan of all things Apple and you just refuse to buy an iPod? Perhaps you’re a Microsoft loyalist and you went for their Zune MP3 player instead. Well if you’re still using the Zune, it looks like Microsoft has released several new apps...

Microsoft to release Zune app for Windows Phone 7

06/20/2011, Everyone knows that Microsoft did try to break the iPod’s dominance with their Zune portable media player, but failed miserably in the attempt. You can’t really fault the hardware at all, since it has proved to be rather solid in nature...

Microsoft Zune nano rumors

06/01/2011, The Microsoft Zune is dead, long live the Zune. We remember the good old days when the Zune was being prepared, and most folks were excited about whether this could finally be the iPod killer, but unfortunately, that never really materialized at all. In...