Allard on Zune 1 Failing, Hitching Zune to Xbox, and the Phone Yet To…

What J. Allard reveals when he talks about Microsoft's (and his) plans for conquering all media isn't surprising—an integrated, single network for all of its entertainment products and services. NYT's Bits sums up his spiel in three sentences: » 11/16/07 4:42pm 11/16/07 4:42pm

Allard also shared his feelings about the first Zune—what he calls…

Apple TV vs. Xbox 360: Media Center Showdown

Walt Mossburg said in his review that "Apple TV's most formidable competitor is the Xbox 360 game console from Microsoft, which, in addition to playing games, can also play back content from Windows computers on a TV." The Times' techmeister David Pogue also calls up the 360 Media Extender in his review, as well some… » 3/22/07 9:30pm 3/22/07 9:30pm