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post #11 of 40
NOOOOOOOOOOO!

I love my zune, I can't bear to see them go...
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post #12 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by geoxile View Post
How about zune sync software for Android? I think Zune's marketplace and sync function would serve many android devices very well.
Agreed.
I have begun smart phone shopping and I want zune pass functionality, but I don't really want a WP7. If they make it android compatible, I will buy in immediately.
If not, I may have to abandon Zune, as my player is full, and I can't make myself buy tech that is this old(higher capacity zune)
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Argh, I just posted this under the Rumors news section. That's what I get for following the rules.
    
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post #14 of 40
this isn't too much of a surprise. still sad though
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post #15 of 40
Funny. I just downloaded the Zune software yesterday. Not that' I'd ever buy a Zune or WP7, but I like the interface of the software. Clean, pleasant.

I too echo the need for Android development.
post #16 of 40
If only microsoft put some real money behind an open platform, they would end up attracting everybody that doesn't want to play by Apple's rules.


Dear Microsoft,
I saw this coming a mile away. You're not going to beat apple at their own game, they've got a cult following, you're not going to be able to steal that crowd away. You guys pioneered the "open" platform. When will you smarten up and fall back to doing what you do best?
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post #17 of 40
Kill me now.

4 years and still going strong, Not even a double decker bus can stop this bad boy.

Edited by Rian - 3/14/11 at 3:31pm
   
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post #18 of 40
I loved my zune!!!! Till I got my iphone and it was silly to carry around a MP3 player and a MP3 player phone lol

Now I keep it in my car to only play tunes in there. Kinda a waste of 250 in the end.................
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post #19 of 40
Zune HD 32 owner, absolutely love the thing. Lost it in a snowbank for about a day, found it, hit the power button and she was right there with me. So sad to see it go...guess I, too, will turn to Cowon for my next player. Hopefully that won't be for a while

Sad to see them go...
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post #20 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by Culverin View Post
If only microsoft put some real money behind an open platform, they would end up attracting everybody that doesn't want to play by Apple's rules.


Dear Microsoft,
I saw this coming a mile away. You're not going to beat apple at their own game, they've got a cult following, you're not going to be able to steal that crowd away. You guys pioneered the "open" platform. When will you smarten up and fall back to doing what you do best?
Microsoft has never been about openness. Not sure where you're getting that. If its about using other software, big deal. You can do it with an ipod too. And apple just makes a good mp 3 player, not their fault Microsoft can't compete.
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