You can see what I ordered, with my custom inscription, to the right. I hope I can get that FC Sounders green logo background on the front too.
A range of softwares and hardware was published under the Zune brand.
The Zune 4.0 desktop software was officially announced and is now available to download and I already have it up and running on my MSI Wind in preparation for the arrival today of my new 32GB Zune HD.
I will have a first impressions article up early tomorrow morning after I have had some time to use the device.
I often forget to use them due to the odd billing period date and hopefully will now be able to take advantage of the 10 free songs each month.
While I wait for my new Zune HD, with future support for Zune HD apps like Twitter and Facebook, I updated my Zune 4GB device and it went from firmware 3.1 (50) to 3.2 (34) with four steps to update the firmware.
After that, you learn how to prepare the phone for its first use and how to install the Zune software.
Some new features that go along with the Zune HD launch are HD movie purchases and rentals, new streaming music service on that lets Zune Pass subscribers stream via a web browser.
I also noticed that my available Zune Pass credits are not prominently display in the upper right corner and clicking on this pops up a window with suggested songs so I can easily use my credits.
Of course the bigger news is this probably signifies that the actual Windows Phone update is only days, if not weeks away or that MS is gearing up for some changes in anticipation. Microsoft's support page in fact mentions these as needed for the software backup: So this does look like a prep for the 'No Do' update.
In this chapter, you learn the basics of working with Windows Phone 7.