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Microsoft won't support purchased video content on WP7 starting February 2014

Microsoft won't support purchased video content on WP7 starting February 2014

By 11 November 2013

Microsoft has announced that Xbox Video content will not be available on Windows Phone 7 and Zune devices from February 2014, as the company works to push more attention on the Windows Phone 8 platform. Microsoft notified users by email over the weekend,... >>

Say goodbye to Zune, Microsoft shutting down Zune Marketplace on 22 August

Say goodbye to Zune, Microsoft shutting down Zune Marketplace on 22 August

By 18 August 2013

Microsoft announced over the weekend that one of the last existing bits of its Zune brand will soon cease to exist. Along with the retiring of Microsoft Points on 22 August, Microsoft will shut the Zune Marketplace found on Xbox Live - ending an era.... >>

Windows Phone 8 devices to receive over-the-air updates

Windows Phone 8 devices to receive over-the-air updates

By 14 August 2012

Pocket-lint has been told that future updates to Windows Phone 8 devices will be made over the air. To date, Windows Phone users have had to plug their phone directly into their computer and download an upgrade through either Zune or Windows Phone Connector... >>

Xbox Video on Windows Phone: Watch Movies and TV shows on the go

Xbox Video on Windows Phone: Watch Movies and TV shows on the go

By 6 June 2012

Microsoft plans to launch Xbox Video for Windows 8 and Windows Phone in addition to Xbox Music, the company has confirmed. While the Xbox Music was the service that got the big announcement on Monday at the Microsoft E3 2012 press conference, buried... >>

Windows Phone 7.5 update now a must if you want to download apps

Windows Phone 7.5 update now a must if you want to download apps

By 23 May 2012

Windows Phone devices must now be running on the latest 7.5 Mango software in order to download, buy, update or review applications from Microsoft’s Marketplace. Microsoft warned us in April that it was making some fundamental changes to the way apps... >>

Microsoft makes Marketplace changes: No more Zune apps and Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update now essential

Microsoft makes Marketplace changes: No more Zune apps and Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update now essential

By 25 April 2012

Windows Phone users will soon no longer be able to buy apps for their device from the Zune PC software. It’s the first of two changes Microsoft is implementing, the second being that to buy any new apps, or to update existing ones, your device must... >>

Zune zipping its way to Macs

Zune zipping its way to Macs

By 13 October 2010

Put this one down as a mystery still yet to be unravelled. It's being reported that Microsoft's UK head of marketing for mobile service in the UK, Oded Ran, tweeted: "Daily #WP7 ANNOUNCEMENT: I'm glad to confirm that Mac users would be able to Zune on... >>

MSN Music gets Zune treatment

MSN Music gets Zune treatment

By 29 September 2010

Microsoft, fresh from the news that it will be bringing its Zune music and video service to the UK, has announced plans to integrate MSN Music into the software. What this means is Zune content will be accessible via MSN Music, with the Zune Marketplace... >>

Zune PC software to be Windows Phone 7's iTunes

Zune PC software to be Windows Phone 7's iTunes

By 21 September 2010

Microsoft has told Pocket-lint that it's Zune PC software will be the software hub for Windows Phone 7 handsets when they launch in the next couple of weeks. The new Zune software, which will be updated to version 4.7, will be available to download for... >>

Microsoft: Zune for Windows Phone 7, PC and Xbox 360 coming to UK

Microsoft: Zune for Windows Phone 7, PC and Xbox 360 coming to UK

By 21 September 2010

Microsoft has announced that it is bringing its Zune music and video service to the UK in the very near future. Although the Redmond, USA based company wouldn't be drawn on an exact launch date, executives for the company have confirmed to Pocket-lint... >>