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The music stops for Groove Music Pass on December 31st
2 months ago

The music stops for Groove Music Pass on December 31st

Chances are, you will have a lot to think about before the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, including whether the stranger you’re about to kiss still has coffee breath. As of this afternoon, some of you can add finding a new streaming service to that list of things. Microsoft is killing Groove Music Pass and effectively ending a journey that is started more than a decade ago with Urge, PlaysForSure and Zune. 
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The Culture: Xbox Turns 15 & Zune Would Have Been 10
1 year ago

The Culture: Xbox Turns 15 & Zune Would Have Been 10

The best thing that you’ve ever purchased isn’t the thing you’re most excited to get you were excited to get your hands on. It isn’t the one that you spent the most money on either. I tend to believe that the best purchase you’ve ever made is the thing that is always with you doing exactly what you want it to do. Xbox Live and Zune are like that for me. Both are celebrating birthdays this month.
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Microsoft sets a kill date for Zune Music Pass
2 years ago

Microsoft sets a kill date for Zune Music Pass

As purveyors of all Microsoft-related entertainment news some days we have to deliver bad news to good, loyal people. If you’ve been one of the many hanging on to your Zune Music Pass subscription and a compatible device now might be the time to let go. Microsoft has officially set a kill date for Zune Marketplace and the Zune Music Pass.
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New promotion brings $.99 rentals to Xbox Video with a catch
4 years ago

New promotion brings $.99 rentals to Xbox Video with a catch

Sure, we like to profile movies every Saturday night, but we don’t mind sharing some news about past box office hits that are featured in the Xbox Video Store. Especially when they’re $.99. Yep, we know what you’re thinking. Of course there’s a catch.
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Crackle offers Xbox, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 users free screening of Extraction
4 years ago

Crackle offers Xbox, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 users free screening of Extraction

Do you like movies, martial arts and Danny Glover? No, Extraction isn’t exactly a return to the Lethal Weapon franchise for Glover, but that doesn’t mean it’s not good in it’s own gun totting, martial art laden way. Until September 5th, Microsoft ecosystem owners can watch the movie for free.
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Season One of Workaholics Free in the Xbox Video Store
4 years ago

Season One of Workaholics Free in the Xbox Video Store

Sometimes it’s not about how well you do a job, no really. Sometimes, as is the case with the Workaholics television series — the first season of which is available for free in the Xbox Video Store — sometimes it is how well you don’t do your job that matters the most.
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Microsoft Further Castrates What’s Left of the Zune Software
4 years ago

Microsoft Further Castrates What’s Left of the Zune Software

By  •  Zune, Xbox

Starting August 22nd, Microsoft will continue it’s complete castration of the Zune Software client, when it kills nearly all of the app’s purchasing abilities.
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The Wire, more HBO classics on sale in Xbox Video
4 years ago

The Wire, more HBO classics on sale in Xbox Video

By  •  In General, Zune, Xbox

You couldn’t possibly be looking for a way to get through hump day that involves corrupt cops, abject poverty, the diplomatic details of Rome and murderous raving cowboys, could you? For a limited time you can pick up full seasons of HBO classics like The Wire and Rome on the cheap, in the Xbox Video Store.
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