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Microsoft Launches 80GB Red 'Valentine' Zune

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Responding to consumer excitement for the Zune 80GB, Microsoft Corp. is making the popular wireless digital media player available in red with Zune Originals, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Inspired by the themes of love and sharing, an exclusive collection of 20 new laser-engraved designs will be available to consumers for a limited time at http://www.zuneoriginals.net; in addition, Zune Marketplace will feature Valentine’s Day playlists that can be shared with friends or loved ones Zune to Zune or via the Zune Social online music community.

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Cool! I was waiting for more colors to be released. I don't want red tho too girly.
 

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Doesn't the Zune have serious problems with the current firmware, i.e. random freezeing, shutting down and rebooting? I had considered getting a Zune, but then I read about these problems on the Zune forums, and the Ipod suddenly started to look a lot better.

But still, I'm glad there's another colour other than black for the Zune 80.
 
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AWWW.... it says "I love you" on the back.... yawn. I'm surprised that it doesn't say "I :love: u" or something lame like that. Nice v-day present, what happend to flowers? Or jewelry. How romantic, a Zune.

Come on.
 
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ewwwwwwwwww. i like he red, but the stuff on the back. if i gave that to a girl she'll most probably slap me silly.
 

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Doesn't the Zune have serious problems with the current firmware, i.e. random freezeing, shutting down and rebooting? I had considered getting a Zune, but then I read about these problems on the Zune forums, and the Ipod suddenly started to look a lot better.

But still, I'm glad there's another colour other than black for the Zune 80.
I have had a zune since release. Many of my family and friends have zune. a few have zune 80s. They have no problems. Sure there's chance that you could have problems. If you think ipod is more stable, go check the ipod technical support forums on apple's website - I've had to post there a few times with my iPods.
 
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Awww you can feel the love everytime you play a song haha.
 

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I have had a zune since release. Many of my family and friends have zune. a few have zune 80s. They have no problems. Sure there's chance that you could have problems. If you think ipod is more stable, go check the ipod technical support forums on apple's website - I've had to post there a few times with my iPods.
Thanks for that :). An Ipod was kind of a last resort ;)
 

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Thanks for that :). An Ipod was kind of a last resort ;)
Yea, sheps, all the sheeps buy iPods :). Jk - ipod is a cool device, but let's be honest - people walking around campus with white earbuds look like total dweebs - we all know they're trying to show off the fact that they own the latest ipod.

BTW I even modded my old brown zune and put in the 80 GB hard drive, and the thing worked like a charm. (then I sold it on ebay for $370 a week before the new zune was announced. (and another $60 for the old used 30gb hard drive)).
 
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MY zune 30GB works great, no problems at all - currently on latest firmware 2.3