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Old 09-14-2009, 10:00 PM
Adam Krebs
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Default Zune HD Sold Early, Doesn't Work

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.engadget.com/2009/09/14/zune-hd-sold-early-still-unusable-until-tomorrow/' target='_blank'>http://www.engadget.com/2009/09/14/...until-tomorrow/</a><br /><br /></div><p>"<em>Why bother to honor the street date? Ask the cool cats at the Fort Myers, Florida Best Buy, who has no qualms selling our tipster a unit over the weekend. At the time, no 32GB versions were available, and even now, this 16GB unit won't sync with one's PC or do much of anything useful.</em>"</p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/zt/auto/1251140609.usr495.jpg" style="border: #d2d2bb 1px solid;" /></p><p>So a guy got lucky and bought a Zune HD this weekend. Too bad it's just a pretty paperweight until Microsoft decides to <a href="http://www.zunethoughts.com/news/show/95115/heads-up-zune-online-properties-down-sept-14-15.html" target="_blank">flip the switch tomorrow</a> to enable the new software and firmware. Who's getting one of these shiny&nbsp;new&nbsp;toys&nbsp;tomorrow?</p>
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:26 PM
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I gotta take a look at the Originals when they launch tomorrow (I'll post as I go), but I'm hoping for a black 32. Fingers crossed!
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:50 PM
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The Fry's Electronics around here have put out all the new Zune HD accessories for purchase today (dock, etc.), and have the HD marketing all ready... but they pay attention and don't break street date. All device inventory is secured in the back.
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Old 09-14-2009, 11:30 PM
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Waiting for 128GB.....
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Old 09-15-2009, 12:12 AM
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I've had way, WAY too many sad stories with prior Zune launches and them not having it in stock or knowing what the hell I was asking about. So this time around I was very happy to fulfill my Amazon order (32GB) with Launch Date delivery. I keep getting random jolts of excitement just thinking about the FedEx/UPS truck driving up to home...oh the fun I will have tomorrow!
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Old 09-15-2009, 03:27 AM
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I love being an early adopter, but I have to face the fact that I'm broke....

My Zune 120 will have to do for the time being. Let me see what people think about the new generation first. Although, if they come up with a 64GB, I may take the plunge. My music collection is up to 32GB on its own.
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Old 09-15-2009, 04:33 AM
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Waiting for 128GB.....
Hehe. See you in 2011.
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