Zune HD

Zune HD gets hands-on

Zune HD gets hands-on

Gizmodo got their hands on Microsoft's answer to the iPod Touch: the Zune HD. So far, they've only had a few minutes to play with the device, but their impressions are favorable. Giz claims that the UI is nicer than the iPod Touch (and the iPhone) and the overall design and "beauty" of the device is much nicer than that iPod Touch.

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Zune HD Announced Today

Zune HD Announced Today

Those mock up photos leaked earlier in the month turned out to be the real deal. Microsoft announced the Zune HD today. The device is meant to compete with Apple's iPod Touch. The HD comes from the device's support of HD Radio and 720P HD video (through the optional docking station) and will feature a 3.3" 16:9 multi-touch OLED display. This makes it the first portable media player to include HD radio, giving it a higher quality sound than standard definition radio.

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Zune HD is Digital Entertainment Handheld say sources

The Zune HD is actually a “digital entertainment handheld” that will allow Microsoft to take on Apple, Sony, Nintendo and Google, claim the latest leaks.  In fact, according to TeamXbox.com, rumors regarding the Zune HD actually started filtering in all the way back in August 2008; their sources tell them that the Microsoft device – codenamed “xYz”, to suggest the bridge between Xbox and Zune – will be a converged device but not a phone, and have a large WVGA touchscreen display together with “hardware features not found on any handheld on the market”.

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Zune HD launching September?

Zune HD launching September?

The Zune HD June launch tweets may have been fake, but well-connected-regarding-Microsoft blogger Paul Thurrott has thrown PMP lovers a bone in the shape of the actual launch schedule for the upcoming device.  According to Thurrott's tweet, the Zune HD will hit shelves in September.

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Microsoft Zune HD tweet rumor was fake

It now looks like June will not see a new Microsoft Zune HD launch, as the company admits it accidentally linked to a fake Twitter account.  Rumors started earlier this week, after a tweet from account “officethemovie” suggested that a new Zune would land next month; however, the account Microsoft’s Office 2010 Movie site intended to link to is “Office2010Movie“.

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Possible hardware specs for Zune HD, Microsoft Pink phone emerge

Possible hardware specs for Zune HD, Microsoft Pink phone emerge

We just heard earlier today that Microsoft developers themselves might have tipped off the upcoming launch of Zune phone in June, but now we're learning even more about what a Zune HD or project Pink phone might look like. On the inside, that is.

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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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More Zune HD details emerge

More Zune HD details emerge

After artwork images leaked online of the new Zune HD, more details are now coming out about the next generation MP3 player from Microsoft. The Zune HD is rumored to feature an AMOLED capacitive touch display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, and HDMI out. It will coming in 16GB and 32GB flavors, and will be poised to compete directly with Apple's iPod Touch.

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4th Gen Zune coming to compete with iPod Touch?

4th Gen Zune coming to compete with iPod Touch?

Engadget got a hold of some artwork of the new Zune HD. At first it was believed to simply be a concept, but there are rumors coming from "sources close to Zune" that this is indeed the next Zune. The Zune 4th Generation will be a bit smaller than the iPod Touch, and have competitive features.

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