After Hours

Cracking Open the Microsoft Zune HD

Platinum model

Sparing no expense, we got the 32 GB "Platinum" model. However, it seems you need to spend an additional $90 if you want to get HD out of the Zune HD...

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By Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.