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Friday, February 09, 2007 

Zune Phone Confirmed!

Yet another one of my predictions (this time about the iPhone effect) is about to come true. According to Crunch Gear, on Monday, Microsoft filed a mystery application with the FCC for a device that is described as being used for “consumer broadband access and networking”.

Crunch Gear thinks it is going to be a WiMax enabled phone. The important part however is that Microsoft is indeed going to compete with the iPhone:

Our source says that an iPhone competitor has been in the works for a while, and the idea of branding it as part of the Zune ecosystem, from the brown color through the interface, came as a recent decision as a response to Apple’s iPhone.