Microsoft Gate Crashes Apple's Party With New Zune Range

In response to Apple’s ongoing revamping spell of its iPod line-up, Microsoft has come up with all new refreshed series of its Zune media players.

Now, Zune users would be able to mark the songs they listen on the built-in FM radio of device, and subsequently purchase it, as soon as they reach any Wi-Fi hotspot

Furthermore, the storage capacities of the Zune players are also being upgraded with a 16 GB flash memory support, which will have a price tag of USD200, and a 120 GB hard drive version, which will cost around USD250.

In addition Zune users can use the wireless connectivity - the feature that scores over Apple’s iPod series - for syncing music, images and videos with their PCs and other Zune players.

Launching on 16th of September, the new improved Zune series would allow third party creation of music channels that would help users in exploring new melodies.

Chris Stephenson, GM Global Marketing Zune stated that the feature of discovering pleasurable music would fuel new life into digital music services.