Updating zune firmware

27 Feb

Marketplace changes include section headers have been merged in the Windows Phone app section (i.e. Application tiles have been resized as well in both the Zune and Windows Phone sections.

Apps section removed from Marketplace in software (although they are still downloadable directly to Zune HD devices), Zune Social section removed, Mixview disabled, music videos on Marketplace cannot be redownloaded, reactivated or relicensed if user's computer is upgraded and are no longer available for purchase or streaming via Zune Music Pass.

The current version of the software is 4.8.2345.0 released on August 22, 2011.Additional features were added (Zune HD only), Smart DJ, Native AVI and XVID support, Marketplace on TV-Out, Picks on-device, increased performance, browser fixes, favorites sorting, web screenshots, hidden network, no ads on games.Additions and changes also include the increase spacing of the artist and song titles, the addition of a new section in the tagging system called 'Show Sort'.In the picture section, the background can be customized using any image stored on the device (for viewing) as wallpaper.In the radio section, users can receive and play FM radio internally, with North American, Japanese, and European tuning ranges, and display Radio Data System information (usually artist and song) when available.