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Topic # 10181 8-Nov-2006 21:28
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Noticed its about to be released into the USA, but can't find any indication on when its coming to NZ and what prices will be...anyone have any ideas on this?

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Reply # 51675 8-Nov-2006 21:30
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I don't think it's likely to be here on this side of Christmas, and perhaps not even soon after. I'd bet something like 2H 2007... If that.









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  Reply # 52900 18-Nov-2006 00:06
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Hope they're releasing the 60gb version when they do release globally, to make it worth the wait.

Too bad no online shops ship worldwide (except auctions) otherwise I'll be deciding what colours to get now, rather than sit here waiting for the worldwide release announcement.


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  Reply # 53693 26-Nov-2006 15:34
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While you wait, have a read of Chicago Sun-Times's take on the Zune (it's very funny).




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  Reply # 53699 26-Nov-2006 16:59
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"Oh, and the Zune Marketplace doesn't even take real money, proving that on the Zune Planet there's no operation so simple that it can't be turned into a confusing ordeal." LOL

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Reply # 53704 26-Nov-2006 18:03
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Even though I have some degree of relationship with Microsoft, I have to agree. It's not compelling at all. The fact that

a) it's not compatible with WMP
b) it's not compatible with current MSN Music Store, Urge and Playsforsure platforms
c) the wireless feature does not allow downloads directly on to the device
d) its a U.S. launch only

spells failure...





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  Reply # 53827 27-Nov-2006 14:05
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  Reply # 53842 27-Nov-2006 16:15
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Mmm... yeah, just as I posted a couple of messages ago in the thread. :P




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  Reply # 53905 27-Nov-2006 22:55
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juha: Mmm... yeah, just as I posted a couple of messages ago in the thread. :P

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