Microsoft to stop supporting Zune music DRM, go get your MP3s

If you were one of the handful of people who bought music from Microsoft’s Zune Marketplace before 2012, you might not be able to listen to your DRM-laden music files after March 12th, 2017. The good news is that Microsoft is offering an upgrade path: you can get MP3 versions of any songs you’ve already […]

Microsoft: The Zune HD’s not actually dead… yet

Apparently the reports of the Microsoft Zune HD’s demise have been greatly a tiny bit exaggerated premature. The Zune HD is Microsoft’s portable media player with a touchscreen display and first generation NVIDIA Tegra processor. It’s been on the market since 2009 and the Windows Phone 7 user interface (and especially the music and video apps) were […]

Zune HD 4.5 firmware now available

Microsoft has rolled out the latest version of its Zune HD firmware. That means you can updated your mobile media player to add support for Smart DJ playlists, additional video codecs including Xvid, and the ability to browser the Zune Marketplace music store while your Zune HD is docked and connected to an external display. […]

First look at the Zune HD with NVIDIA Tegra – Video

The NVIDIA Tegra platform combines a low power ARM processor with high performance NVIDIA graphics to enable HD video playback on low power devices with excellent battery life. We’re still waiting for the first NVIDIA Tegra powered netbooks or smartbooks to hit the market. But there is one device that’s already available that uses the […]