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Humor: Microsoft Zune Phone Mockup, It Could Be Worse

Humor: Microsoft Zune Phone Mockup, It Could Be Worse

No, it couldn’t, who am I kidding. So some people went to the trouble of making an entire video of what they thought the Zune Phone (zPhone?) would look like and some of its features if it were to be made.

Those features include a rotary phone dialing interface, Polaroid camera (the film type, not the camera brand), and a blinking LED digital alarm clock. Oh yeah, and the fully charged battery was dead by the end of the short video.

Microsoft To Port Zune HD Apps To Windows Phone

Microsoft To Port Zune HD Apps To Windows Phone

For those of you that mourned the death of the Zune, with the last of its hardware being the Zune HD, be consoled that its spirit will soon be transferred over to the Windows Phone. In a recent Zune Insider podcast, Zune senior business development manager Dave McLauchlan revealed that the company is currently working to port existing Zune HD apps over to their mobile platform.

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Microsoft tip new Zune in June: “hold off from buying an iPhone/Pre”

Microsoft tip new Zune in June: “hold off from buying an iPhone/Pre”

More Microsoft Zune news today, as the company's own developers tip a new product set to launch in June.  The Office 2010 team are mainly intending to twitter about their software, but they've also suggested that "June 2009 will be an important month for Zune lovers"; a second tweet advised would-be iPhone and Palm Pre buyers to hold off in anticipation of a new Microsoft product launch.

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Microsoft ‘Pink’ cellphone blending Zune & Sidekick DNA at CES 2009?

Microsoft ‘Pink’ cellphone blending Zune & Sidekick DNA at CES 2009?

Microsoft execs may be denying that any self-branded cellphone is in development, but somebody connected with the company doesn't seem to have got the same memo.  CNBC's Jim Goldman quotes "a good source" claiming Microsoft are combining the Zune and technology from Danger (the company behind the Sidekick) to create a device offering "true competition to the iPhone".  Codenamed "Pink", a prototype could be finished in time to unveil at CES 2009 in January.

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Microsoft still pondering Zune Phone?

Microsoft still pondering Zune Phone?

Zune phone? I thought Microsoft was going to stay away from that? Oh Bill, you think you're so sneaky, but we're on to you. A new patent has appeared under Microsoft's name that makes us believe they've been planing a Zune Phone for some time now.

Microsoft enlists “Special Projects” chief to replace shuttered skunkworks

Microsoft enlists “Special Projects” chief to replace shuttered skunkworks

Microsoft has enlisted a new "out-of-the-box thinking" tsar in an attempt to break into new markets, with new Strategic and Special Projects VP Mark Penn responsible for a crack team of imagination warriors. Currently CEO of PR firm Burson-Masteller and polling specialists Penn Schoen Berland LLC, Penn's abilities in tracking new and untapped consumer trends are what Microsoft says it's most keen on harnessing, particularly in the aftermath of its first ever public loss announced yesterday.

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Surface Detail: Microsoft’s Tablets Are Too Big To Fail

Surface Detail: Microsoft’s Tablets Are Too Big To Fail

Inevitable branch-out or needless dilution; mounting desperation or a prelude to a Nokia takeover. Surface struck chords with the Windows faithful and rang warning bells among skeptics, with the analysis as deep as Microsoft's launch details were shallow. Yet one thing's clear even at this early stage. No matter whether block-wrapping queues mark Surface's in-store arrival, or if sales of the tablet make Zune look like a blockbuster, Microsoft will be crowing its legacy.

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Microsoft brand Windows 8 tablet must be developer-only

Microsoft brand Windows 8 tablet must be developer-only

Next week on Monday it'll be time for us to head to Los Angeles and see Microsoft introduce something big that they hope will come across as a game-changer - and it might be a tablet. As we heard earlier today, sources familiar with the matter have let the world know that Microsoft may be re-entering the world they gave up on with the Zune - but instead of a tiny media player, they'll be pushing their software on a larger display first and foremost. While it's important that Microsoft prove that it can present a device that runs the Windows 8 or Windows RT software exactly as they want it to, such a device will certainly fail unless it's released much in the same way Google releases their Nexus line of smartphones (and also soon tablets, ironically enough).

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