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Old 11-13-2006, 11:19 AM   #1
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Anyone Going to buy the Zune?

Looks pretty neat. You can transfer your videos and songs from itunes over to your zune account. It does everything itunes can also.
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Old 11-13-2006, 03:10 PM   #2
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Nah, Microsoft has just completely botched the Zune.

It would make sense to have the Zune work with Windows Media Player, but it doesn't - you need to use the proprietary Zune media player and store software.

It would make sense to let the Zune play songs purchased from Napster or other services that use Microsoft's own 'PlaysForSure' DRM. It won't play those songs.

That, coupled with the fact that the wireless sharing of music with other Zune users is severely limited to 30-second clips just about eliminates any interesting features the device could have brought to the table.
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Old 11-13-2006, 03:49 PM   #3
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I think you can use WMP.

http://www.zune.net/en-US/
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Old 11-13-2006, 04:18 PM   #4
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Old 11-13-2006, 04:22 PM   #6
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I'm in a monogamous relationship with my ipod. I don't need anyone else
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Old 11-13-2006, 04:26 PM   #7
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No. I think Microsoft is gonna lose this time. But let's hope that some competition will lower prices.
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Old 11-15-2006, 01:10 AM   #8
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Nah, Microsoft has just completely botched the Zune.

It would make sense to have the Zune work with Windows Media Player, but it doesn't - you need to use the proprietary Zune media player and store software.

It would make sense to let the Zune play songs purchased from Napster or other services that use Microsoft's own 'PlaysForSure' DRM. It won't play those songs.

That, coupled with the fact that the wireless sharing of music with other Zune users is severely limited to 30-second clips just about eliminates any interesting features the device could have brought to the table.
I pretty much agree with you, but I have to correct you on one thing. You can share full songs with the wireless function, not just 30 second clips. You just are limited to playing them 3 times or with 3 days. Which is too limited I think.
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Old 11-15-2006, 09:10 PM   #10
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you can use wmp11 like you can use wmp11 for the ipods.
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Old 12-28-2006, 07:21 PM   #11
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it is great to see so many opinions from people that don't know what the fuck they are talking about

i have bought two ipods

and just got a zune six days ago

the zune is far superior

i will never use an ipod again
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Old 12-29-2006, 02:27 PM   #12
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it is great to see so many opinions from people that don't know what the fuck they are talking about
Don't be so insulting. Completely unnecessary.
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