Zune Gets New Swag from Microsoft, 23 Other Vendors


The endcaps and counters of electronics stores everywhere have been crowded with both Apple-made and third-party accessories for iPods for a long time now. Now Microsoft, in its effort to give the world's most popular portable media player family a run for its money, has decided to work with 23 other companies to deck out your Zune, in addition to the new accessories it announced last month.

Zune Licencees Galore

Microsoft's new Zune accessory licensees range, literally, from A (Agent 18 and Altec Lansing) to Z (zLive by DPI, Inc.) with lots of other letters in between:

  • B (Belkin)
  • C (Case-Mate)
  • D (Digital Lifestyle Outfitters - DLO, Polk Audio's Directed Electronics, Dual Electronics)
  • G (GPX, Griffin Technology, Golla)
  • I (Incipio Technologies, Integrated Mobile Electronics)
  • K (Kicker)
  • M (mStation, Memorex, Monster Cable)
  • S (Skinit, Speck)
  • T (Targus)
  • V (VAF Research, Vaja)

Who Makes what for Zune

Although some licensees don't have products available yet, the list of those that have products on the market now is impressive:

Follow the links to discover a large and growing family of accessories for Zunes old and new.

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