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Microsoft Zune digital media player

Microsoft Zune

Is Microsoft's $249 Zune digital media player an iPod killer? The Zune hits stores on November 14, 2006 and will come preloaded with songs, music videos, and film shorts.

The device will contain 30GB of storage; wi-fi technology and, a built-in FM tuner. The device can hold 7,500 songs, 25,000 pictures or 100 hours of video. It will come in black, white, and brown.

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