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[ENG] Microsoft gives up on Zune hardware

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According to Bloomberg, a "person familiar with the decision" has confirmed that Microsoft won't be producing any new Zune media players, and that the company will instead focus solely on the Zune software that already has a foothold on the Xbox 360 and Windows Phone devices (it's not clear if the name will stick around).
Source: http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/14/m...focus-on-soft/
    
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What the... I don't even....
    
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Already confirmed to be a lie by Microsoft themselves. Engadget loves to spew BS about Microsoft any chance they get.

Official comment from Microsoft:

"Hey ZuneNation - here's what WE have to say: We’re absolutely committed to providing the best movies, music, and TV show experiences through Zune on Xbox, the PC, Windows Phone 7 and Zune devices. We’ll share more information about the evolution of the Zune entertainment service and Zune hardware as future plans develop.

Thanks for being a part of this awesome community!"
    
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Damn Microsoft. I really liked my Zune, was hoping to buy a new model in case one came out
    
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I love my Zune, it would be a sad day if they stopped making them.

I do agree with LOL, it seems like engadget loves to twist what ever microsoft has to say around or at least make them look inferior in anyway. It's just like the WP7 article I read yesterday, they passed 10,000 apps faster than iOS or Android but that doesn't matter because they're still waiting on the update for copy and paste. Nothing ever positive.

/rant


edit: When did I get my 1st flame?! Didn't even realize I've had it.
Edited by Zerkk - 3/15/11 at 5:29am
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