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Programming a New Zune

Since 2012 I have kept using Zune on the Desktop and the Zune HD, but I do realize it’s a dead platform.  That said, I do want to set about programming a new and improved version that keeps its interface … Continue reading

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How to Make a Great RSS Reader

I’ve tried out several RSS Readers on Windows 10 Mobile, and news apps, including MSN News and Flipboard, and I have yet to find one that does what I need for my news requirements.  So I will lay out my … Continue reading

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X-Box Music with Background Images

If you used Zune and remember it fondly (as I’m sure most people who use X-Box Music do), if not only for having more features than X-Box Music (hereafter XBM), then also for its aesthetics. Zune had backgrounds with very … Continue reading

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Quick Interface Change for X-Box Video

If you’ve used X-Box Video, you’ll know it’s a clunky and feature-poor piece of programming.  Especially if you compare it to Zune or Windows Media Player, both very capable programs full of features, you will find that you miss them … Continue reading

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A Comparison between iTunes, Zune, Windows Media Player, and X-Box Music/Video

It is my contention that it was a big mistake for Microsoft to scrap Zune and go with X-Box Music/Video.  Aside from the clunky interface, especially in comparison to Zune, it is surprisingly lacking in features.  Going on two years … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Idea: Zune Media Center

I have an idea that I would like to put out there.  I see dozens of ideas and requests concerning X-Box Music and X-Box Video and there’s even a user voice site for X-Box Music and X-Box Video.  It seems … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 8.1 Brings Unwelcome Changes

If you have installed the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview, you have likely been enjoying the use of Cortana, and possible the notification center at the top, along with other new features so that you can write new apps in … Continue reading

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