Zune Becomes Slang for Wannabe. Ouch.

The Zune, Microsoft’s supposed iPod killer, has just been dealt another blow by Advertising Age’s Media Guy Simon Dumenco. In his glossary of must-know media terminology for 2007:

ZUNE: Microsoft’s new music player. Also [slang]: a poseur; a wannabe. Usage: “Dude, you look like such a Zune in that shirt.”

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6 Responses to “Zune Becomes Slang for Wannabe. Ouch.”


  1. 1 Stephen Sammartino January 9, 2007 at 10:07 pm

    Agree Zune is doomed. Microsoft have the means to keep it afloat, but will never be more than fringe. You see they forgot the first immutable law of marketing. First to market first in mind.

    Althought IPOD wasn’t the first MP3 it was the first one with simple user interface. Game over.

  2. 2 jap13 January 19, 2007 at 4:37 pm

    You have pretty odd pictures there dude!

  3. 3 stupidtom January 23, 2007 at 5:43 pm

    sweet. is that your wannabe? I like the lictured Apple commercial. Nice touch. Great blog by the way!

  4. 4 big nigga December 17, 2007 at 8:29 pm

    Zune isnt worth a damn bc it has no mp3 play back, all they did was try to copy ipod, but the zune can never be better than apple ipod, the zune is even thicker than the ipod, i mean microsoft needs to take the zune and stick it where the sun dont shine, ya feel me???

    http://www.bigchrome.zoomshare.com for more info!

    DIGG IT!!!


  1. 1 Crazy Balmer Zune Dance « 1% Trackback on August 2, 2007 at 9:21 am
  2. 2 Zune Is Ass Backwards « 1% Trackback on August 28, 2007 at 9:15 am

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