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[DT] Zune Players Are Officially Dead

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Microsoft has pronounced its Zune players dead, but its software shall live on in Windows Phone 7.
Earlier this year, Microsoft terminated its Zune originals devices. Yesterday, it removed the Zune HD from its website entirely, then later said it was an accident.
Now, it has been confirmed by Microsoft that the Zune HD has seen its last days as well, ending the Zune player lineup entirely.
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i read that a little earlier on engadget, its a sad day for sure Its good that microsoft is going to continue to offer warranty support for current owners, but still it only lives on WP7 and just software.
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Not surprising. I believe the digital camera, except for the professional ones, are next.
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What's a Zune?

Edit: Lol it was a joke.
Edited by kiwiasian - 10/4/11 at 10:01am
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A Zune is/was Microsoft's version of an ipod. They never exported them much outside the US, so it's no shock it never really caught on.
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Not surprising. I believe the digital camera, except for the professional ones, are next.
This. A year ago I was excited when I found a camera that could film 720p for under $200. Pretty soon, most phones will be able to film 1080p and keep the quality pretty good.

I don't know if cameras will completely die down but the market will shrink imo

phones will need tripod adapters
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Sad to see them go. I love my HD!!
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Pity, Zunes are built pretty damn solid. Used my first gen Zune for about 3 years. That thing got friggin abused too! Took that fella to Iraq and got dropped it a ton of times, sat in the sun. Still worked flawlessly.
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