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Zunelicious

Zunelicious is a blog that covers Microsoft's new Zune MP3 player, and all the news that goes along with it.

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Zune Player's Comprehensive Video Roundup

Zune Player has beaten me to the punch and posted an excellent collection of zune videos.
Click the link for 7 videos showcasing Zune's GUI, available colors, sharing features, and "unique" look.

-Woody
posted by Woody56292, 7:25 PM | link | 0 comments |


The Zune will NOT loose money as many have speculated it would.

In a recent Q and A session with Newsweek, Ballmer has come out saying that it won't loose money...but it won't make much money either.



"Apple (AAPL) put the hammer down there, dropped the price down to $249. If they had been $299, it would have been nicer. They have the advantage of scale. So we're at $249, too. We don't make a lot of money, not to start out."

He then went on to talk about the Zune, and how it was monotizing software through hardware sales by saying,

"Because the value of Zune, if we're successful, is all in the software. It's in community [the ability to share music and pictures with other Zune users]. I want to squirt you a picture of my kids. You want to squirt me back a video of your vacation. That's a software experience. The truth is, though, if it makes money, it will be built into the gross margin on the hardware. We'll figure out how to make money on the community perhaps later though advertising or other means."


I didn't know "squirting" was what Zune to Zune sharing was being called...;)

-Charlie
posted by zunelicious, 6:46 PM | link | 3 comments |