Flashback #2: The Microsoft Zune →

On the second episode of our new podcast Flashback, Quinn Nelson and I dig into everyone’s favorite brown MP3 player:

In the 2000s, the iPod was a true juggernaut, simply dominating the portable music player market. Microsoft wanted a piece of the pie, and launched the Zune 30, which eventually spread into a line of both hardware products and software services. However, it barely made a dent in Apple’s commanding lead. This episode, Quinn and Stephen look into why the folks from Seattle failed so hard at taking on the iPod.

Microsoft had some good ideas with the Zune, but in the end, it didn’t really matter.

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