Microsoft Shifts Zune Gears from Zune Player to WP7

I guess this shouldn’t really come as a surprise to anybody who has been paying attention. Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft will stop releasing new versions of the Zune hardware. Instead the focus will move towards the Zune software on Windows Phone 7.

I’ve never had a Zune but quite a few folks I know love using them, especially after the last update in 2009. But then things change fast (or slowly depending on your perspective) in the mobile tech world.