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    News - Microsoft's Zune Pass due in the UK?

    Unlimited music on its way.
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    Re: News - Microsoft's Zune Pass due in the UK?

    Something like this could be perfect, if i'm allowed to stream over the air, and download some songs for when I'm out of range. But I fear it will be wifi only for that :'(
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    Re: News - Microsoft's Zune Pass due in the UK?

    Price seems a bit steep however its good to see them finally taking the plunge here. Hopefully this won't only be limited to WP7 usage here as well though.
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    Re: News - Microsoft's Zune Pass due in the UK?

    is it steep? Compare it to the other options? Its cheaper than spotify.

    That said on the wm7 phone, it seems microsoft are embracing and extending apple's hilter phone, with their north korea phone, so it will be the only game in town no doubt.

    I don't like that, I prefer the price of a service to be set by a good amount of competition, not oh well its cheaper than the only alternative.
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    Re: News - Microsoft's Zune Pass due in the UK?

    Seems to be working now:

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    Thank YouYou've purchased the following: Zune 14-day Trial Pass

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    Re: News - Microsoft's Zune Pass due in the UK?

    I've been using a Zune HD with a Zune Pass for nearly a year now, and I'll vouch for its awesomosity. At the minute I'm paying around £16 a month to a chap in the States to add a Zune Pass to my account monthly, and even at that price it's totally worth it. You can download or stream tracks until your heart's content, either on the PC (through the Zune software) or directly on the Zune itself.

    My track library now totals around 40,000 songs, and all of them are legit. I think that says it all really.

    [Edit] I should probably also make clear that I can also listen to them offline.

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    Re: News - Microsoft's Zune Pass due in the UK?

    I thought it had already been confirmed?

    Still, nice to see the pricing. £8.99 is fantastic! I currently subscribe to Spotify, but I'll jump ship to Zune when Windows Phone 7 devices start shipping. Spotify is rubbish in comparison. It's complementary to a music library, built around the idea of streaming a couple of tracks or storing a playlist on your phone for listening to on the move. Zune Pass will replace my music library and Spotify for £1/month less than Spotify currently costs me. Bargain.
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    Re: News - Microsoft's Zune Pass due in the UK?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    is it steep? Compare it to the other options? Its cheaper than spotify.

    That said on the wm7 phone, it seems microsoft are embracing and extending apple's hilter phone, with their north korea phone, so it will be the only game in town no doubt.

    I don't like that, I prefer the price of a service to be set by a good amount of competition, not oh well its cheaper than the only alternative.
    My bad, i was thinking in terms of Xbox Live being £15 for 3 months I'm not knowledgeable on what pricing is like when it comes to digital music but when i did use the 14 day free pass that came with my original 30GB it was a really good service, only annoyance is that not all songs/albums are available on the plan.
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
    CAT-THE-FIFTH: "The Antec 300 is a case which has an understated and clean appearance which many people like. Not everyone is into e-peen looking computers which look like a cross between the imagination of a hyperactive 10 year old and a Frog."
    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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