Microsoft Zune

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  1. M

    replacement for old Zune

    My 30 GB Zune finally died. I had it hooked up to a docking station that had speakers. Used the Zune software to load mp3 files from my PC. I'm looking for a similar setup with whatever's out there now. I want a way to store and manage mp3 files on PC, then transfer to mp3 device which would...
  2. C

    Does anyone sell armband cases for the Zune HD anymore?

    Hi everyone, I've just bought a Zune HD and want an armband case for it. I can't seem to find any though, not even on eBay! I've found what I'd like on Amazon, but it's currently unavailable. The link is below: http:// Any ideas?
  3. H

    Alternative software to Microsoft Zune?

    Let me start by saying i think the Zune music player is the best i have ever come across. 1. The UI is intuitive, organised and easy to navigate 2. The search is super quick, whether just typing an artists name or using the search box 3. Being able to quickly organise albums/artists/songs by...
  4. N

    How do I use .MKV files?

    Sorry if this is in the wrong forum area, but idk where it would be asked.. But anyways, I downloaded some movies which are .MKV files. Zune or Windows Media Player don't support that. How do I watch it on my pc? Do I need a special program? Any help would be appreciated
  5. Deemo13

    Zune software issue

    Hey community, So I have a Samsung Focus (with a 8GB SD card in it, 16GB) which is the reason I have the Zune software on my computer. It is so much better than iTunes, yet I seem to be having an issue or two. First of all, I am having an issue signing in to Zune itself through the...
  6. exfileme

    Microsoft's Zune HD Dead Again, Maybe for Good

    Microsoft's support page revealing the Zune's discontinuation is back online, and the Windows Phone team even admits it in their latest radio broadcast. Microsoft's Zune HD Dead Again, Maybe for Good : Read more
  7. exfileme

    Microsoft Says Zune HD NOT Dead (Again)

    It's been a roller coaster ride for the Zune HD player over the last two days, and as of this writing, it's alive once again. Microsoft Says Zune HD NOT Dead (Again) : Read more
  8. JMcEntegart

    Microsoft Kills Zune Hardware; Service Lives on in WP

    Microsoft has announced that it will no longer be producing Zune MP3 players, preferring instead to focus on Windows Phone. Microsoft Kills Zune Hardware; Service Lives on in WP : Read more
  9. Marcus Yam

    Microsoft Launches $10 Zune Music Pass, Expands to Canada

    Now more competitive with the other guys. Microsoft Launches $10 Zune Music Pass, Expands to Canada : Read more
  10. exfileme

    Xbox Live May Be Integrated into Windows 8

    Xbox Live will be integrated into Windows 8, and will likely be similar to the service offered on the console, combining Live Messenger, Zune, Games for Windows Marketplace and more. Xbox Live May Be Integrated into Windows 8 : Read more
  11. R

    I have a HTC 7HD cant connect to net.

    ,i live in pakistan and i cant connect it with net because ,wen i connect my cell with my laptop and try to singin through ZUNE it doesnt give an option of pakistan ,so wat do i do? plus i dont dont who to connect my cell with wifi as the cell gives no option of inputing IP address ,so what...
  12. JMcEntegart

    MSFT to Kill Off Zune Hardware, Retain Software

    Sorry Zune fans, but it seems your beloved PMP’s days might be numbered. MSFT to Kill Off Zune Hardware, Retain Software : Read more
  13. JMcEntegart

    Microsoft: Zune Services Are Safe, Don't Worry

    Stay cool, guys. The Zune is here to stay. Microsoft: Zune Services Are Safe, Don't Worry : Read more
  14. woodyhd

    Take chance on another Zune 80, wait, or alternative?

    Gonna be returning a zune 80 I bought off of ebay just now. Arrived with a shot HDD. Should I take the change with another zune 80/120? I've heard a lot about problems with the HDD which makes me hesitant to take the chance again. Love the form factor of this zune. High storage and all tactile...
  15. S

    What PMP offer HD radio (other than Zune HD)?

    What PMP offer HD radio (other than Zune HD)? No not a digital tuner for FM radio but actual HD radio receiver with tagging metadata. Since the Zune HD was released in September 2009 surely there have been a few... and since The radio industry is trying to get HDRadio chipsets into mobile...
  16. liquidsnake718

    When is wondows phone 7 coming out?

    Also will the unit be confirmed as a MS Zune HD? WIll it be like the Zune? The form and design is nice and it can counter the Iphone it just needs better app support.
  17. JMcEntegart

    MSFT Zune to Act As Windows Phone Sync Client

    Microsoft is expanding its Zune services to countries outside of the U.S. in time for the launch of the company's brand new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7. MSFT Zune to Act As Windows Phone Sync Client : Read more
  18. ragingmercenary

    Turn Zune into External HD?

    I have a Zune 120G that I purchased a year ago and I was wondering if it is possible to modify it in order to make it act like an external hard drive? I tried some of the solutions I found on google, but none worked. There was one that changed the registry to support legacy devices, but that...
  19. JMcEntegart

    MSFT to Cut Price of Music to Compete with iTunes

    Microsoft may cut the price of music for Zune users. MSFT to Cut Price of Music to Compete with iTunes : Read more
  20. S

    What to do with broken Zune?

    I have a first generation Zune. I moved into a new house about a year ago and misplaced the gadget for a long time. Now it appears as though it's broken. It won't charge/sync/turn on. What should I do with it? It's a sealed case so I can't take it apart as it is. If I take it apart I would bet...
  21. exfileme

    VIDEO: Zune HD Hacked, Runs DooM

    DooM was ported onto Microsoft's Zune HD. However the iPhone version still rules. VIDEO: Zune HD Hacked, Runs DooM : Read more
  22. S

    Are the new Zen players any good?

    I was look at the Engadget article about the new zen style and zen style xfi players from creative labs. I was wondering if any one of you here had a chance to play with these new toys or had previous experiences with it. The Zune HD that i am using now is really awesome, but the whole process...
  23. exfileme

    Microsoft Confirms 64GB Zune HD, Price

    The Zune HD 64GB version will cost just under $350. Microsoft Confirms 64GB Zune HD, Price : Read more
  24. exfileme

    Microsoft Leaks Zune HD 64GB Model

    Looks as though the Zune HD 64 GB version is no longer just a rumor. Microsoft Leaks Zune HD 64GB Model : Read more
  25. G

    Gadget Doctor: How We’d Fix The Zune HD

    Recommended treatment: Give the Zune HD plastic-surgery and a personality makeover. Make it a great portable media player, fit to compete with the iPod. Gadget Doctor: How We’d Fix The Zune HD : Read more
  26. H

    Zune costumer soport

    Hello, my zune has 3000 songs but plays only one song everytime the button volum dont go up or down the button off just stop the song and go but always same song the center button has two level only show me the song and music videos ect ect
  27. nonxcarbonx

    How do I convert Zune files to iPod Format?

    I'm trying zune, but when I go to transfer files into itunes, itunes says it can only convert non-protected wma songs. Is there a third party application that can bypass the zune protections?
  28. G

    Best $100 earbuds

    I have a friend who has a $100 budget and is looking for pair of stylish, yet great sounding earbuds to go with his soon to be purchased Zune HD.
  29. JMcEntegart

    Rumor: WinMo 7 'Zune Phones' From HTC and LG

    Here we go again. Rumor: WinMo 7 'Zune Phones' From HTC and LG : Read more
  30. nonxcarbonx

    Can you sync an Ipod to Zune Player?

    I want to get zune's music, but not also buy a zune mp3 player. Can I sync an ipod touch to the zune music player? Is there anyway to do this?
  31. JMcEntegart

    Zune HD Twitter App Censors Swearing

    Tweet away, Zune HD users but don't forget to check your potty mouth at the door! Zune HD Twitter App Censors Swearing : Read more
  32. M

    Zune and ipod. slots. bluetooth

    i recently found this product. http://www.amazon.com/Sony-Bluetooth-Wireless-Transmitter-Black/dp/B000XRW09Y/ref=pd_bxgy_e_img_c and i thought that it looked just like the plug for my zune 120gig. so i wanted to know if that transmitter would work for my zune? i want some wireless headphones...
  33. rambo117

    Newegg.... >: (

    ok, so, last monday night, i ordered a Zune HD 16gb due to the special savings on cyber monday... Anyways, the shipping i selected was 3 days garunteed. Everytime ive ordered from newegg, ive used three days garenteed, and it truely was 3 days. Well, I got no word at all other than my order...
  34. M

    Zune 30 - Drivers/Permissions Problem?

    I'm not sure if this is the correct category to ask a question like this...I guess it is more of a driver/vista question than a zune question, so if I am wrong in placing it here I apologize! Ok, first...thank you from the bottom of my SOUL anyone who can think of ANYTHING that can get this to...
  35. JMcEntegart

    Zune Services: Next Stop, Cell Phones

    Hands up who wants to use the Zune software on something other than the Zune? Zune Services: Next Stop, Cell Phones : Read more
  36. JMcEntegart

    MSFT Project Pink (Phone) Rumors Get a Refresh

    Now that that pesky Zune HD has finally launched, it's time to think Pink, everyone. MSFT Project Pink (Phone) Rumors Get a Refresh : Read more
  37. G

    Review: Hands On With Zune HD

    Yes, we actually like most things about the Zune HD. Find out how it stacks up against Apple's iPod Touch. The specs don't tell the whole story. Review: Hands On With Zune HD : Read more
  38. JMcEntegart

    Sony Launches New, Sexy OLED Walkman

    Just a day after Microsoft launched the Zune HD, Sony has revealed a new addition to its own line of PMPs. Sony Launches New, Sexy OLED Walkman : Read more
  39. JMcEntegart

    Microsoft Officially Launches the Zune HD

    Today's the day folks. Microsoft has officially announced that the highly anticipated next iteration of its Zune PMP, the Zune HD has hit retail shelves. Microsoft Officially Launches the Zune HD : Read more
  40. JMcEntegart

    Zune HD Promo Shows the PMP's Got Game

    For those of you planning to purchase a Zune HD (and living in the right country), the video below should be of some interest. Zune HD Promo Shows the PMP's Got Game : Read more
  41. JMcEntegart

    All Zunes to be Discontinued, Zune HD to be 'It'

    It seems Microsoft will be discontinuing all other Zune models once the Zune HD hits stores later this month. All Zunes to be Discontinued, Zune HD to be 'It' : Read more
  42. exfileme

    Sony's New Walkman To Take On Zune, iPod

    Sony is releasing two new Walkman models next month. Sony's New Walkman To Take On Zune, iPod : Read more
  43. JMcEntegart

    Microsoft Confirms All Those Zune HD Rumors

    In what was more a formality than anything else, Microsoft has confirmed details of the Zune HD, most of which everyone knew already. Microsoft Confirms All Those Zune HD Rumors : Read more
  44. JMcEntegart

    Zune HD Prices Leaked; $290 for 32 GB

    Last week we posted pictures of the Zune HD and a lot of you were suitably impressed, even going as far as to say you were seriously considering buying one. But how much will Microsoft's new PMP set you back and when can you get your hands on it? Zune HD Prices Leaked; $290 for 32 GB : Read more
  45. JMcEntegart

    Pictured: The Zune HD

    We've been super excited about the Zune HD for a while now and these pictures from Microsoft have us all in a tizz and excited for the fall release. Pictured: The Zune HD : Read more
  46. exfileme

    Analyst: Microsoft Should Abandon Zune

    Thanks to lackluster sales, analysts are saying that Microsoft should abandon Zune. Analyst: Microsoft Should Abandon Zune : Read more
  47. G

    Zune 120GB

    When one attempts to sync new material, for example videos, and you stop the syncing process and move on to other things (maybe the file was too big and you didn't have time to finish), will the data already transfered remain on the drive or in temporary files/status? Or does the zune create...
  48. JMcEntegart

    Microsoft Makes Zune HD Official, Packs IE Browser

    Microsoft has finally put all those Zune HD rumors to rest. Microsoft Makes Zune HD Official, Packs IE Browser : Read more
  49. JMcEntegart

    Zune HD Might Launch in September

    Last month there were a ton of rumors about the possibility of a brand spanking new (and pretty impressive) Zune HD and apparently we’re getting it in September. Zune HD Might Launch in September : Read more
  50. Marcus Yam

    Could These be the Zune Phone Specs?

    A Zune phone or just a WinMo 7 reference hardware spec? Could These be the Zune Phone Specs? : Read more
  51. Marcus Yam

    Rumor: New Zune Coming, Don't Buy iPhone/Pre

    Mysterious Twitter activity lights Zune phone rumor. Rumor: New Zune Coming, Don't Buy iPhone/Pre : Read more
  52. F

    APE format questions

    What is the best way to play APE files on a portable players such as ZUNE? If I convert APE to MP3, there will be some quality loss, if I set the bit rate to be very high, will the MP3 file be lossless too? Also are there any software to convert APE to WMV lossless?
  53. Marcus Yam

    Microsoft Tweets New Zune Hardware

    A Microsoft employee posted word on his Twitter that new Zune hardware will be coming this year. Microsoft Tweets New Zune Hardware : Read more
  54. Marcus Yam

    Ballmer: Zune Could Become Software-only

    Steve Ballmer says that Zune’s future may not be in exclusive Microsoft hardware. Ballmer: Zune Could Become Software-only : Read more
  55. C

    New Laptop, under 700$

    Hey guys, Hoping someone here could help me out. I'm looking for a new laptop to replace my dying iBook G4, haha. I'm looking for a PC, not a mac, and the budget is under $700US, leaning towards $500-650. As far as its purpose, it will mainly be used for school work and a bit of music storage...
  56. G

    Meet the Zune. Greet 'The Social'

    Thats bull I love ZUNE... i would choose zune anyday over and ipod matter of fact i already did! a 120 gb. It may not be better then the ipod touch or the iphone but zune its self is a way better family to deal with.. ipod is complicated to me.
  57. G

    Zune Still Rolling Ahead for 2009, Says Microsoft

    After announcing layoffs across the globe, Microsoft has assured consumers that the next iteration of its Zune is on track. The company also announced a new head for its Games for Windows division. Zune Still Rolling Ahead for 2009, Says Microsoft : Read more
  58. JMcEntegart

    Microsoft Reports Zune Profits Way Down

    Microsoft’s earnings report last week reported also contained a $100M decline in Zune revenue, a 54 percent drop compared to the same quarter last year. Microsoft Reports Zune Profits Way Down : Read more
  59. JMcEntegart

    30GB Zunes Right Themselves

    For many Zune owners, new year’s eve was a day of frustration. Wednesday saw floods of reports from owners of 30GB Zunes who said their players were crashing. At the same time. 30GB Zunes Right Themselves : Read more
  60. JMcEntegart

    Obama Does Not Use a Zune

    Yesterday a couple (okay, a lot) of blogs reported that President-elect Barack Obama was a Zune man. All hell broke loose. Obama Does Not Use a Zune : Read more