With Apple widely expected to introduce new iPods later Wednesday, Microsoft has cut the price of the Zune player by $50, dropping it to $199.
Microsoft announced the cut Tuesday on its ZuneInsider Web site, saying the move was part of a longstanding plan. The price cut, however, does coincide with an Apple press event where the company is expected to announce new models of its market-dominating iPod.
"It's part of the normal product life cycle, something we've had on the books for months," Microsoft's Cesar Menendez said in a blog posting. "We just … Read more