Microsoft Zune is dying, prolonged reside Microsoft Zune?

Microsoft Zune is dying, long live Microsoft Zune?

In all the Microkia hub-bub of late, as the most effective of Redmond and the delight of Tampere keep arms and blaze a path to smartphone domination, the phrase “Zune” not at all as quickly as obtained right here up. This didn’t escape the uncover of many, along with MS guru Paul Thurrott and ZDNet‘s Mary-Jo Foley, who inquired to any person at Microsoft about merely what’s going on on — whether or not or not definitely the mannequin is definitely being killed off. That’s the non-denial that obtained right here once more:

We’re not ‘killing’ any of the Zune suppliers/choices in any technique. Microsoft stays devoted to providing an unimaginable music and video experience from Zune on platforms akin to Xbox LIVE, Residence home windows-based PCs, Zune models and House home windows Phone 7, along with integration with Bing and MSN.

It’s unclear what exactly is happening, notably as regards to devoted Zune hardware and suppliers like Zune Transfer, nevertheless it undoubtedly seems like “Zune” as a mannequin is on its last legs. Be completely happy to share your favorite reminiscences beneath, and take a look at to not cry, because of our hearts… our hearts will go on.

[Thanks to everyone who sent this in]

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