Zune 3.0 updates: Firmware download, high-speed Internet compatibility, free wireless access - Blue Zune 8 Pics

The Zune Team rolled out Zune 3.0 consisting of updated Software and Firmware which is now available at the updated Zune.net website. Once you download and install the Zune 3.0 software, your Zune device once it's connected will be offered new firmware. You can now enjoy new features such as Channels, Personal Picks, Mix View, Buy from FM, and Playing […]

Blue Zune 8 BoxThe Zune Team rolled out Zune 3.0 consisting of updated Software and Firmware which is now available at the updated Zune.net website. Once you download and install the Zune 3.0 software, your Zune device once it's connected will be offered new firmware. You can now enjoy new features such as Channels, Personal Picks, Mix View, Buy from FM, and Playing screen is pretty slick too! Also hitting store shelves as we speak are 2 new Zune devices: the Zune 16 and Zune 120. And the Zune 8 is now available in shiny blue-on-silver.  Check out the pics of some unboxing shots of the new blue Zune 8.

The Zune 16 is available in stores in all black however, it was announced that people can order different colored Zune 16's exclusively via Zune Originals. Zune Originals will offer the Zune 16 in blue, red, pink and green as an online exclusive only. New artwork will also be hitting Zune Originals as well!

To help users utilize the new wireless functionality in their Zune devices - the Zune Team is also announcing that it is working with high-speed Internet access provider Wayport Inc. to offer Zune users free wireless access to the Zune Marketplace from more than 9,800 participating McDonald's restaurants across the United States.

Click here to go directly to the Zune 3.0 software download page.

The BLUE Zune 8

The BLUE Zune 8! The Blue Zune 8 Side view of Blue Zune 8 Blue Zune 8 Comparison: Zune 8 (Black), Zune 8 (Blue, and Zune 80 Comparison: Zune 8 (Black), Zune 8 (Blue, and Zune 80 Comparison: Zune 8 (Black), Zune 8 (Blue, and Zune 80

Zumerama does an unboxing of a Zune 16 and Paul Thurrott unboxes the Zune 120. Jason Dunn from Zune Thoughts discusses his recent trip to Zune Headquarters in Redmond which is also worth a read.

Source:→ Windows Experience Blog