Microsoft Zune firmware version 4.5 gets released

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It’s still pretty clear that the Apple iPod has a stranglehold on the portable MP3 player market, but Microsoft isn’t going to drift off into the darkness. They’re still fully supporting their platform and moving it ahead with plenty of updates.

If you happen to be rocking a Zune HD, you’ll be happy to hear that firmware version 4.5 has been dished out to address a few quibbles and improve your overall experience. One of the more interesting additions in the new firmware update is something called Smart DJ Mix.

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Video Demos: Zune HD as Media Center on HDTV

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The Microsoft Zune HD went all official this week and the player itself already seems like a pretty exciting proposition. It comes with HD radio, a great touchscreen display, and a revamped user interface. However, that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Check out what happens when you connect it to your TV. Sure, you […]

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Zune HD Pricing Confirmed by Amazon and Best Buy

Yesterday, there was a leak from Best Buy that pointed toward the pricing scheme for the upcoming Zune HD portable media player. We took that report with a grain of salt, since it may or may not be 100% accurate. Today, however, those numbers have been duplicated by Amazon, leading us to believe that these […]

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