View Full Version : Does anyone else own a Zune?

07-07-2008, 09:02 PM
I'm a proud owner of a red 2nd generation 80GB Zune. I was wondering if anyone else owned one and/or had a Zune Profile.

The link to mine is: http://social.zune.net/member/KIM317

Questions? Comments? Pie?

duke dynamite
07-07-2008, 09:23 PM
I like pie.

I was about to buy a Zune because I hate Apple with all my heart, but I had to renew my XM subscription.

I have had my share of digital music players, but I tend to sell them after a month of use.

07-07-2008, 09:31 PM
I see, I see.

My boyfriend got the first generation 30GB Zune and let me borrow it during Finals Week and I fell in love with the iPod Killer. (I'm referring to the Zune btw ;))

It's a very superb device, the only thing it lacks is a clock.

07-07-2008, 09:45 PM
I don't have one, but I'm interested. And I have and like my ipod very much. I'm just interested in the bigger screen and the FM tuner. But I love using itunes to easily synch/organize my music.

I don't need a new one right now, though.

07-07-2008, 09:53 PM
That's cool. The bigger screen is advantageous since the quality of the movies are amazing. I would say they're very HD-ish. The FM tuner works well and it receives very good reception even in the middle of nowhere.

I've never used iTunes, but I will say that the Zune Marketplace is convenient and can be easily organized depending on how you want it.

Wireless synching is a great feature as well.

duke dynamite
07-07-2008, 09:54 PM
iTunes is a resource hog. anything that can be used with little or no extra software is a plus.

07-07-2008, 09:57 PM
Are the zune socials essentially another myspace, or what's up there?

07-07-2008, 10:03 PM
Zune Social-izing is a way of sharing music with eachother or seeing who shares common music interests with you. It's not so much of a myspace, but more so of a meeting of the minds.

07-07-2008, 10:19 PM
Wireless syncing, eh? That sounds nice.

07-07-2008, 10:21 PM

I try and keep it off when it's not in use to save battery though. It doesn't drain it, but I just like to conserve.

07-08-2008, 07:31 AM
Just don't buy any DRM-protected music from the Zune store and you'll be fine. Stick with 100% MP3 so you can move it off to a new player once Microsoft kills off the Zune.

07-08-2008, 10:16 AM
Good lookin' out, Anthem.

I double checked all of my music and it was all natural 100% MP3.

07-08-2008, 10:21 AM
My MP3's were given growth hormone as baby MP1's - should I be concerned?

Raoul Duke
07-08-2008, 12:52 PM
I got one of the 8GB flash ones a couple weeks ago. I love it. I would never buy anything Apple because I hate that socialist company too. Maybe I should have gotten the bigger one so I would be able to watch videos a little better but I probably won't do that. It's great, I highly recommend getting one.

The only place to BUY Mp3s is Amazon. I won't buy anywhere else now. High Quality and DRM free, cheaper than every place else.

07-08-2008, 04:52 PM
I'd strongly recommend getting a 30GB or 80GB Zune if you plan on watching movies, shows, etc.

The 4GB and 8GB are still good for music, books on tape, podcasts, etc though.