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Zune vs iPod: what next for the iPod, and what the hell can Microsoft’s Zune do about it? Part 2

Sometimes, technology is very predicable. Other times, technology isn’t so predicable. With regards to the former, the iPod seems destined to go full-screen. Why? Because it’s what people want. And all of the best technology follows the money. In the first installment, I looked at how the Microsoft Zune has had a bit of a […]

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Apple Business Entertainment Microsoft Software & Hardware Technology

Zune vs iPod: what next for the iPod, and what the hell can Microsoft’s Zune do about it? Part 1

I look at the Microsoft Zune player and I see ‘me too’ written all over it. No, I’ve not used one. And guess what? I have no intention of using one, either. From the looks of things, I’m not alone on this point, either. What with one of the colour options being brown, the Zune […]

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Do the iPod Shuffle…

I’m not the gadget fiend I used to be. I like gadgets that, 1) are useful [not always a given, but you know this], 2) aren’t too fiddly [hephalump-thumbs-r-us], 3) not too expensive that I would fall to my knees, head held in hands, crying like a baby if said gadget got broken. So the […]