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What's a "Zune"?

 
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CNN - ...shoppers overwhelm iTunes. Article highlights:

Swarms of online shoppers armed with new iPods and iTunes gift cards apparently overwhelmed Apple's iTunes music store over the holiday...

Frazzled users began posting urgent help messages Monday and Tuesday on Apple's technical forum for iTunes...

Traffic indeed was heavy over the holiday, with more than four times as many people visiting the iTunes Web site on Christmas than at the same time last year...

"It's actually created more positive buzz among analysts -- traffic was so great it blew up the site," said Gene Munster, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray...

"What you're seeing is the tremendous success of the iPod," said Michael Gartenberg, vice president and research director with JupiterResearch. "No doubt it was a very, very popular gift..."

 
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It's all my fault! iTunes gift cards are just the perfect gift. I gave out a lot!
 
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Have you ever seen a Zune?

It's something that makes a person want to buy an iPod.

-Cameron McKenzie
 
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Originally posted by Cameron W. McKenzie:
Have you ever seen a Zune?

It's something that makes a person want to buy an iPod...


Indeed, when I first saw a Zune, my mouth literally dropped open with disbelief. Microsoft so doesn't get it. (My opinion, of course.)
 
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My gadget-happy brother-in-law showed me his shiny new Zune over Christmas. I said "Oh, so you're the guy that bought one!" He seemed quite hurt.
 
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Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
My gadget-happy brother-in-law showed me his shiny new Zune over Christmas. I said "Oh, so you're the guy that bought one!" He seemed quite hurt.


Ernest, you need to control your razor-sharp humor
 
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