The Magnificent Zune Steals This Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Deleted Scene

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, James Gunn gave himself a way to keep making soundtracks filled with classic hits without having Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) somehow find a new mix tape over and over. All thanks to... the Zune. Read More >>

What is Zune? Remembering Microsoft’s Forgotten iPod Competitor

It’s November 2006. George W Bush is President of America, Richard Hammond is recovering from crashing his rocket car, and Apple’s iPod is reigning supreme, having sent shockwaves through the music industry. Read More >>

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Is Microsoft Killing Zune and Windows Live Apps In Windows 8?

The Verge reports that Microsoft Zune and Windows Live apps will not be included in the upcoming preview of Windows 8—at least not the way we're used to seeing them. Though the brands and apps will be gone, their functionality will be included in other parts of the OS. Read More >>

Zune Music Pass May Be Reborn as a New Xbox Live Music Service

Microsoft is reportedly looking to improve its less-than-stellar track record when it comes to digital music. Having already scrapped its Zune player and Urge service, the software giant could be contemplating rebuilding the Zune Music Pass program as a new, Spotify-style service by year's end. Read More >>

Microsoft Abandons Zune Hardware — “No Longer Producing Zune Players”

Microsoft's standalone media-player dream has just died (or become even more dead), with the company confirming earlier rumours that no more Zune players will be made. It's Windows Phone or bust from now on. Read More >>

The Zune Is Gone (Updated: It’s Baaaaack!)

Something's conspicuously missing from the Zune's website: The Zune. Zune Music Pass and software for Windows and phones remains, but the oft (and unfairly) maligned MP3 player itself has vanished. Is the Zune officially dead? Read More >>