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

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Zune Swag Contest!!!

Hey Everyone, I’m really happy to annouce that we will be having a contest to give away some Zune swag to our readers!!! All you have to do to enter the conest is head over to the forums, and post your favorite song in the contest thread, as simple as that!

The contest will end November 10, so you’ll be able to show off your Zune swag when you go to pick up your Zune!

Good luck!


posted by zunelicious, 4:39 AM | link | 3 comments |

Today we received semi-official battery life numbers from Cesar Menendez over at the Zune team.

“Zune has a battery life of up to 13 hours, when listening to music. Oh. . . and that’s with the wireless turned on. When you turn the wireless off, Zune has up to 14 hours of battery life when listening to music, and up to approximately 4 hours for video or pictures.”

Battery life has long been a major concern of mine when considering the purchase of a Zune. While these numbers are much higher than the incredibly low estimates that were previously floating around the Internet, they do not come anywhere close to the battery life afforded by the 5.5 Generation 80 gig iPod. The latest 30 gig and 80 gig ipods clock in at 14 hours of audio and 20 hours of audio, respectively.

(read the full article at www.zunecorps.com)

posted by zunelicious, 4:37 AM | link | 2 comments |

Well…I’ve been saying this for a while now, but I think we have to look at this scenario again, as Gizmodo has just gotten even more tips about the new iPod’s December launch. What if Apple was to release a new iPod before Christmas? There have been rumors floating around for a very long time that Apple has a touch-screen video iPod in the works…what impact would this have on the Zune launch if these rumors were true?

(read the whole article at www.zunecorps.com)
posted by zunelicious, 4:34 AM | link | 1 comments |