Zune80 $149.99 With A/V Dock at Woot.com

Jul 15, 2009 by

If you just can’t wait for the ZuneHD and want to get your hands on portable media player now, you won’t see this price again until sometime after the HD’s launch. Woot has the Zune 80GB (normally $250) with the home A/V dock (normally somewhere north of $50 online) for $149.99 today. ...

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Apps Coming to ZuneHD?

Jul 14, 2009 by

Long Zheng, writer for “I Started Something” has discovered a recent trademark filing by Microsoft that may be pointing to a sort of App Store for not only the ZuneHD but possibly WinMo 7 as well. Trademark application 77775625 for the trademark “ONEAPP”, refers to “online retail store...

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FCC Gives Hints at Creative Zii

Jul 8, 2009 by

It seems that we don’t have to wait for Creative to announce their new portable media player.  Filings with the FCC show a bit of detail and it looks as though the company is getting ready to go head to head against the iPod Touch and the forthcoming ZuneHD. The device shows a music and...

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Does Microsoft Allow Employees to Talk to Each Other?

Jul 8, 2009 by

Many people would call Michael Jackson dying a tragedy while others couldn’t care less.  But I’m not writing this to talk about Michael Jackson.  Well, sort of.  What I want to talk about is the fact that his funeral was netcast in HD via inMusic in Canada.  The cast wasn’t country...

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ZuneHD Mole Spills Some More Info

Jun 25, 2009 by

Neowin published an interview they were able to get with the “ZuneHD mole”.  It seems that Microsoft had some knowledge of the mole and the information that has been leaked up till now.  According to the article: RR: Why did you decide to talk about the Zune HD? TK: Because I love...

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Zune HD Rumor: 16 and 32GB-Sept8th Launch

Jun 24, 2009 by

Gizmodo claims to have someone on the inside… This anonymous tipster has provided documentation stating that the Zune HD will launch on September 8th and come in 16 and 32GB varieties.  It’s not the 80GB that I’m used to now, but it’ll do. Head over to Gizmodo for the full...

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Zune Insider Confirms Tegra Chip in ZuneHD

Jun 21, 2009 by

As an avid Zune user, it only stand to reason that I listen to the Zune Insider podcast.  Finally catching up with the latest episode yielded some great info. It appears that prior rumors were true and the forthcoming ZuneHD will be powered by the Nvidia Tegra chip.  Offering lower power...

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Zune HD Rumors and Power Consumption

Jun 17, 2009 by

Zune Thoughts published two interesting articles yesterday regarding the upcoming ZuneHD.  The first is one that a lot of people have been wondering about, and while it’s still a rumor, it’s worth mentioning.  It’s starting to look more and more like the ZuneHD will be using the Nvidia...

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Contest Confirms ZuneHD Launch Date?

Jun 13, 2009 by

It appears that a new contest over at Zune.net may be confirming the ZuneHD launch date published earlier by Amazon.  If you head over, you can now enter to win a custom Ford Sport Trac designed by Funkmaster Flex.  The truck includes:     8" and 6.5" Kicker...

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Entertainment 2.0-Episode 32: Pop Pop!

Jun 4, 2009 by

Time for another show here during the first week of June, 2009.  Thanks once again to those who joined us live.  Unfortunately they probably got the best listening experience this week as the title of this week’s show references the fact that you’ll here some interference during the show. ...

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Zune 4GB And Car Pack: $100 or Less

Jun 2, 2009 by

We all know the ZuneHD is on the way.  But, if you don’t want to wait until it releases, you have a chance to pick up a 4GB Zune and a Car Pack for less than $100 from Buy.com. I can tell you from experience that the car pack alone normally runs right around $70 so really, you’re getting it...

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Entertainment 2.0: Episode 31-So…

May 28, 2009 by

After taking a bit of a break, we’re back this week with number 31 of Entertainment 2.0.  While there hasn’t been a whole lot of news since the last show, Josh and I cover several things that have come about including the talk about the just announced ZuneHD and how it might integrate (or...

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