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‘Heroes’ Video Podcast Debuts at Zune Marketplace

February 29th, 2008

In anticipation of the upcoming release of the soundtrack album from the popular NBC Universal TV show ‚ÄúHeroes‚Äù, the program’s executive producer and director Allan Arkush has created a series of five music video podcasts that will be available exclusively from the Zune Marketplace. Each video short features “Heroes” footage set to select tracks from […]

Here’s A Walkthrough Of The Awesomeness That Is The Zune HD 4.5 Firmware Update

April 5th, 2010

Matt Akers, host of the Zune Insider Podcast, talks with Nate Muller, a PM from the Zune team, about the awesomeness that is the Zune HD firmware update. Highlights include Smart DJ and using the Zune HD on a TV through a Zune HD dock. We haven’t tried this – because we’re still chafing from […]

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 7, Aka The Zune Phone

February 15th, 2010

Today at Mobile World Congress 2010, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveils the next generation of Windows Phones, Windows Phone 7 Series – a new multimedia mobile phone platform that promises to be the biggest introduction since the iPhone. Windows Phone 7 will bring together Xbox LIVE games and the Zune music and video experience […]

Windows Phone 7 To Get Zune HD Makeover?

February 7th, 2010

The rumormill is abuzz with talk about the Zune Phone, aka Windows Phone 7, which many expect to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress on Feb 15th. Microsoft is expected to announce: Full Zune Integration The User Interface is based upon codename “METRO”, and will be similar to the Zune HD User Interface. Windows […]

Microsoft Zune HD Takes On The World

September 15th, 2009

Microsoft today released the Zune HD touch-screen media player. The Zune HD features an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) multitouch screen, an NVIDIA Tegra HD processor and HD Radio capabilities, with software advancements such as the new Quickplay menu and an advanced Web browser. With Zune HD, users now have the ability to store and play […]

How To Get More Zune Podcast Listeners

August 29th, 2009

With the launch of the Zune HD coming up September 15th, podcasters may be thinking about revisiting the Zune platform. Microsoft podcasting guru Rob Greenlee offers these tips on how to get more Zune podcast listeners: Here are a few things that you should do as a podcast content creator to reach as many Zune […]

Zune HD Now On Sale For Pre-Order, In Stores Sept 15

August 13th, 2009

Microsoft has announced that Zune HD, the next generation of Microsoft’s portable digital media player, is available now for pre-order and will hit store shelves on Sept. 15. The player, available in 16GB and 32GB capacities, is the first touch-screen Zune. Both 16GB and 32GB capacities of Zune HD will be available in five different […]

Microsoft’s Zune Sites Go Offline

June 16th, 2009

Microsoft’s Zune sites are offline today to allow for maintenance. According to a message at Zune services will be down for scheduled maintenance starting Tuesday, June 16, at 12:01 a.m. PDT, for up to 24 hours. During this time, you will not be able to access the Zune Social, forums, or Zune Marketplace. […]

Zune HD: Three Strikes And You’re Out, Microsoft

May 27th, 2009

Microsoft has confirmed details on the upcoming Zune HD portable media player and, based on their announcement, it’s time to put away the Zune player under the “three strikes you’re out” rule. Here are the highlights of the new Zune HD: Zune HD comes with a built-in HD Radio receiver. Users also will have access […]

Zune Debuts Podcast Directory, Podcast Reviews

March 19th, 2009

Rob Greenlee, Microsoft Zune podcast producer, has passed along information about the new Zune podcast directory: “Podcast feed URL’s can now be submitted to the Zune digital media entertainment platform through the new web-based podcast directory. This new podcast directory has over 12,000 podcast feeds online now and also accepts podcast reviews to be […]