Latest Xbox Update A...

That is right, the latest [url=http://zunited.net/forum/index.php?topic=25529.0]Xbox 360 update[/url] adds new security measures to prevent the system from being hacked along with its games. The new update added a new protection technology that locks out the backup feature for for Xbox Live...

LG is giving away 10 free Windows Phone 7 apps to handset buyers
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Nov03

LG is giving away 10...

Just when you thought the free stuff ended at our Guide to Semi-Free Stuff This November (which I encourage you to check out) Microsoft just keeps on giving. In a press release today, the company announced that LG Windows Phone 7 buyers will be getting 10 free applications for their respective...

5 million Kinects wi...

Microsoft predicts it will sell 5 million Kinects by year’s end, the company confirmed to CNET earlier today. That’s 2 million more than their previous expectation, which was 3 million. “The demand for Kinect for Xbox 360 is exceeding expectations,” a Microsoft...

How to get as much f...

No one likes paying for stuff. Sure, it’s the right thing to do an all but when you can get merchandise for free–now that’s what we call right. Think to what you’ve gotten free so far this month. A piece of gum, a high-five maybe? (Well one thing’s for sure, you...

Zunited Podcast 127 – LIVE, Liberty, and the pursuit of Multitaskingness Nov02

Zunited Podcast 127 ...

[IMG]http://www.zunited.net/graphics/podcastlogo.png[/IMG] We talk Zune HD being “liberated,” Dell thinking making phones for Windows Phone is easier than Android, Microsft kind of allowing multitasking… kind of, how there’s too many people on LIVE, and Microsoft...

The Killer (Windows Phone) App
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Oct31

The Killer (Windows ...

We may be a little late to this party but it’s still something worth watching. In just a few short days, Windows Phone will debut in the US causing all developers to race towards making the number one app in the Marketplace. The app… to die for. That’s exactly what the...

Xbox LIVE Fall updat...

The Xbox LIVE Fall update has been in private BETA for quite some time now. The program has been the envy of all those that haven’t been able to make it in it. Now, the update will be available to download for all who are willing–and even those who aren’t, as the update is...

Microsoft reports record first quarter revenue: $16.20 billion
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Oct29

Microsoft reports re...

Microsoft Thursday reported the financial results of this first quarter in the fiscal year which ended September 30th. In the first quarter, Microsoft received a revenue of $16.20 billion which makes it their best first quarter ever… or their best any-quarter ever, which was seemingly...

Zunited Podcast 126 – MacBook fAIRlure Oct26

Zunited Podcast 126 ...

[IMG]http://www.zunited.net/graphics/podcastlogo.png[/IMG] We’re a little late. Sorry about that. But we make it up to you in this episode, I promise! We talk about the new Annual Zune Pass at a 10 months price, lower Zune HD prices, a CDMA Windows Phone 7 FCC approval, and if...

1,000 apps in the Windows Phone Marketplace
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Oct25

1,000 apps in the Wi...

Android isn’t the only one with good news today–the mobile operating system hit 100,000 apps in its Marketplace earlier today–because Microsoft also has something to celebrate: the Windows Phone Applications Marketplace has reached a major milestone. One thousand...

Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac now available to download
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Oct25

Windows Phone 7 Conn...

Just a week after it was announced that some Zune client software for Windows Phone 7 will be available for Mac OS X computers, that client is now available for download. According to the description on the download page the software allows you to “Sync music, photos, videos and podcasts...

Kinect prototype cos...

Microsoft’s Kinect, once known as Project Natal, was definitely no small-budgeted project. According to The New York Times, the software company spent “hundreds of millions of dollars” on development for Project Natal with a team of about 1,000 people. Even with the initial...

Happy first birthday, Windows 7 – “the fastest-selling OS in history!”
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Oct22

Happy first birthday...

One year ago today, Windows 7 went retail. And like any overzealous and proud parent, Microsoft is making us aware of the operating system’s accomplishments. Starting with the very shocking 240 million licenses sold statistic. According to the Windows Team Blog, Microsoft’s...

Annual Zune Pass now available for the price of 10 months
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Oct22

Annual Zune Pass now...

Microsoft today unveiled the new Annual Zune Pass, previously priced at $179.88 USD which was the cost of a one month pass times twelve. Now, however, the software giant is offering an incentive to be locked into the Zune Pass service for an entire year–a discount of two months, or...

Editorial: Is Windows Phone 7 really a Zune without the “auditory aphrodisiac?” Oct22

Editorial: Is Window...

I’ve recently switched from my iPhone (don’t hate me!) to my Zune 80, once again, just to listen to music. Using my iPhone has become quite tiresome and honestly just a bore! I should offer quite the qualifier, I currently am the not-proud owner of an iPhone 3G… the two year...

First Windows Phone 7 owner in the world
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Oct20

First Windows Phone ...

Thanks to Twitter user @Bradbor, we have a picture of the first Windows Phone 7 owner in the entire world. The lucky owner bought his phone in New Zealand as it went on sale earlier today, or well tomorrow for us as it’s already October 21st over there. Windows Phone 7 goes on sale in...

Zunited Podcast 125 – Fundamentally, we burn bras
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Oct15

Zunited Podcast 125 ...

[IMG]http://www.zunited.net/graphics/podcastlogo.png[/IMG] [B]Episode #:[/B] 125 | [B]Date:[/B] 10/15/10 | [B]Title:[/B] Fundamentally, we burn bras | [b]Hosts:[/b] Michael, Jon, Anna, and Dan Anna’s back!!! Definitely. And you’ll understand why when this episode starts. We talk...

Zune software coming to Mac “later in 2010″
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Oct15

Zune software coming...

A day following the Windows Phone 7 launch in New York, Michael Gillett of Neowin was able to find this little gem (pictured above) tweeted from Oded Ran’s (head of Microsoft UK marketing) Twitter account. The Twitter update reads: DAILY #WP7 ANNOUNCEMENT: I’m glad to confirm...

Windows Phone 7 launch roundup
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Oct15

Windows Phone 7 laun...

As a personal concession: life happens. But that doesn’t mean life didn’t happen to you, too, and that you weren’t available on Monday and all of this week to read up on all the Windows Phone 7 news. And so here is a basic roundup of all that happened on Monday October 11th,...

Zunited Podcast 124 – Big, robust, and beautiful
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Oct08

Zunited Podcast 124 ...

[IMG]http://www.zunited.net/graphics/podcastlogo.png[/IMG] [B]Episode #:[/B] 124 | [B]Date:[/B] 10/4/10 | [B]Title:[/B] Big, robust, and beautiful | [b]Hosts:[/b] Michael, Jon, and Mitchell Yeah we know, no podcast in two weeks. But we promise that this episode is funny and full of good...

Microsoft talks to Adobe about possible acquisition
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Oct07

Microsoft talks to A...

The New York Times is reporting, based on employees who supposedly told them this information, that Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer conducted a one hour meeting with Adobe’s chief executive, Shantanu Narayen. The meeting surrounded a multitude of topics but what stood out the most was...

Steve Ballmer Says No Zune HD for the UK
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Oct05

Steve Ballmer Says N...

[img]http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/9773/bingbook610x457.jpg[/img] That is right, Steve Ballmer CEO of Microsoft said those words this monday at Microsoft’s UK Tech Days Event in Europe. Earlier this year Microsoft revealed plans to expand the Zune Marketplace to the UK, but there...

The Last 7for7: #1 &...

This is the seventh and last part in our seven-week series of 7for7, seven reasons to wait for Windows Phone 7 debuting later this Fall. Before we begin with the number one reason to wait for Windows Phone 7 (and by the looks of it, you won’t have to wait much longer!) I would like to...

Xbox 360 Dashboard P...

[center][img]http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/9265/xboxdashboardside.jpg[/img][/center] Earlier this week the [url=http://www.engadget.com/2010/09/22/xbox-live-update-preview-program-sign-up-sheet-now-accepting-gam/]Xbox 360[/url] preview program went live, bringing a new Dashboard style,...

Zune to replace MSN Music in the UK… but you already knew that
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Sep29

Zune to replace MSN ...

History definitely repeats itself. Just like in the US, MSN Music will be replaced by Zune in the UK as well. No surprise here. “The integration between MSN and Zune Pass will allow subscribers to log in from any supported web browser for unlimited access to a catalogue of 7 million...