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View Full Version : Chicago Tribune: Zune's Tune is Sweet

Darius Wey
11-27-2006, 11:00 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.popmatters.com/pm/news/article/8026/zunes-tune-is-sweet-despite-issues/' target='_blank'>http://www.popmatters.com/pm/news/article/8026/zunes-tune-is-sweet-despite-issues/</a><br /><br /></div><em>&quot;Today&rsquo;s tune is Zune, and it&rsquo;s being written none too soon. It was nearly two weeks ago when Microsoft Corp.&rsquo;s new music, movie and photo player named Zune fulfilled widespread predictions that it was going to debut with a thud. Let me say first that my take on this milestone event in Windows history comes amid a bit of heat. I guess I&rsquo;ve been persona non grata at the Zune side of Microsoft for the past few weeks after I questioned the ethics of the company&rsquo;s effort to immolate iPod by creating in Zune a virtual carbon copy of both Apple&rsquo;s world-beater music player and the exclusive online store where iPod owners shop for new music.&quot;</em><br /><br />For every negative review, there's a positive review. And here's one of the positive ones. The Zune may not be an iPod killer yet, but it's definitely not out of the race either. Check out what <a href="http://www.popmatters.com/pm/news/article/8026/zunes-tune-is-sweet-despite-issues/" target="_blank">Chicago Tribune</a> had to say.