Five Reasons the Microsoft Zune is Dead

Posted on Saturday, May 23 2009 @ 05:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Less than three years after Microsoft launched the first Zune players amongst a blizzard of PR confetti and smack talk about trouncing Apple's vaunted iPod, the Zune name has turned into its own punch line. The marketing explosion fizzled, the bad reviews flooded in, and the only mention "Zune" gets nowadays is usually in reference to imaginary future products. Which is why we're ready to put a cap on this money pit: It's done. Here's why we think Microsoft will drag Zune behind the shed, put it out of its misery, and bury it alongside the Office paperclip.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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