Microsoft's Zune providers wind down November fifteenth
Should you’re nonetheless counting on what’s left of Microsoft’s Zune providers to feed your Zune HD with recent content material… properly, you’d higher have backup plans. Microsoft is warning that it’ll shut down Zune providers on November fifteenth, stopping you from downloading or streaming Zune media from that time on. When you’re nonetheless holding on to a Zune Music Cross for pricey life, you will change to a Groove Music Cross someday between October fifteenth and the cutoff date — you’d higher get your 10 free tunes when you can, as a result of these are going away. Additionally, any copyright-protected content material you’ve got downloaded may need hassle enjoying, because the licenses aren’t assured to resume.
The parents in Redmond are fast to notice that Zune units will maintain working. In the event you’re nonetheless rocking that previous-faculty MP3 participant, you will not have to fret about it abruptly breaking. Nonetheless, it is exhausting to not get slightly bit teary-eyed. Whereas Microsoft has spent an extended, very long time weaning individuals off of its legacy music and film platforms, this formally marks the top of the Zune period. Until you are glad syncing content material out of your PC, you will haven’t any selection however to maneuver on.
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- Key specs
- <a href=”http://www.engadget.com/merchandise/microsoft/zune/hd/” title=”Microsoft Zune HD critiques” goal=”_blank”> Evaluations • 141 </a>
- Sort Audio / video participant
- Media sort Inner storage (sixteen GB, Flash)
- Audio playback time as much as 33 hours
- Video playback time as much as eight.5 hours
- Audio codec help AAC, MP3, WMA
- Dimensions four.08 x 2.07 x zero.35 in
- Weight 2.6 oz
- Discontinued 2011-03-14