Friday, September 15, 2006

Music Player From Microsoft Offers Wireless Song-Sharing - New York Times

More Zune details

While the army of silent people wearing white iPod earbuds may indicate otherwise, Microsoft is declaring that a portable music player can be a decidedly social experience.

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The Zune will be able to play video files and songs in the MP3 format, along with music and video bought through a new service called Zune Marketplace. That service will also have a subscription plan, though Microsoft executives declined to give pricing details. The device will not play content bought from the iTunes Music Store of Apple.

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And a Microsoft executive told reporters yesterday that a Zune phone was part of the company’s plan for the product line.

Source: Music Player From Microsoft Offers Wireless Song-Sharing - New York Times

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