Microsofts Zune Set to Make First Appearance
The company's iPod competitor will allow "friends" to stream content between the portable media devices. (BetaNews)Microsofts highly-anticipated "Zune" portable media device is set to make its first official appearance at an invite-only press event Sept. 14. The unveiling will follow the introduction of a completely revamped iPod lineup by Apple just two days earlier. Although Microsoft itself has remained tight-lipped regarding the iPod competitor, little is not already known about Zune, which is being manufactured by Toshiba.
The device will feature a 30GB hard drive, three-inch TFT LCD, an FM tuner, wireless 802.11 b/g, and USB 2.0 support.