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post #81 of 103
The UI of the Zune HD was superb, and the touchscreen was much better than my smartphone's. But they entered the competition way too late.
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post #82 of 103
I loved my Zune player....I still have it... somewhere. I had it during my hardest times in my life and i was just having fun with it. Sad that they announced this
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post #83 of 103
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Originally Posted by wupah View Post
Zune Hd could play FLAC/lossless audio, it's a shame it got canned because plenty of audiophiles have them.

If only apple gave the ipod better sound quality options...
my sansa clip+ which cost 40 dollars (londondrugs) can play flac. MicroSD slot allows me to add a few more flac albums.

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post #84 of 103
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Originally Posted by HanShotFirst View Post
This topic reminds me of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16tWxbwAQ80
This. I was just thinking of this.
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Dang. Reading over this thread has enlightened me, somewhat, as to Zune usage respective of enthusiast-level tech types. I thought I was the only person who owned a 32 GB Zune HD, like, in the world. I love my device (even though the web-browser arbitrarily quit functioning several months ago). The UI is super slick, sound quality solid (although: *** is there no customizable equalizer?? i exchanged my itouch for this in hopes to satiate my audiophile side, & was disappointed I had to preset select), OLED screen very vibrant (forego outdoor in the sun use), HD Radio an absolute nifty feature fraught with frivolity, & so on. Some amazing memories with my Zune HD. She, along with star-lit late nights & a mind consumed with sentimentality, kept me company through many a difficult time. Microsoft marketing is pretty awful. As if the intention from "go" was to let a glimpse of the Zune's potential into the public conscience before chaining her up & condemning her to obscurity.
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post #86 of 103
Got a black Zune 30GB model in late 2006. Still my primary MP3 player, only wish the battery still ran at full capacity or I wouldn't even consider replacing it. (Which even now I get three to four hours on it so it's bearable)
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I've got a 64GB black Zune HD and I love it! It's a shame Microsoft didn't want the device to succeed. I wonder why they made it in the first place.
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post #89 of 103
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Not surprising. I believe the digital camera, except for the professional ones, are next.
Oh god, don't even say that. A few days ago there was a ceremony type thing at my school and this older guy who had been in some of my computer classes was taking pictures with his iPad as I was walking by. The quality was awful. I don't know why he was even bothering to take pictures, especially in that setting (it was cloudy and just starting to rain). Just leave it to real cameras that can actually produce a decent image even in those conditions.

The only viable use for tablet/phone/laptop cameras is profile pictures for social networking sites. Other than that, I'm really not sure why people bother to use them.
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post #90 of 103
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Originally Posted by Nemesis158 View Post
MS is probably testing the public response to the demise/return of Zune.
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