The recent maintenance release of Zune 4.2 software appears to have hidden a decidedly firm clue that a Microsoft-branded Zune phone is coming after all.
The software includes drivers USB drivers for 3 â€œZune phoneâ€ devices, and the hardware ID, which uniquely identifies the manufacturer, was registered to Microsoft.
This appears to confirm the rumoured Zune phone, likely based on Windows Mobile 7, that is a bit dumber than the regular smartphone, without multi-tasking and running only Silverlight and .net.
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Via Engadget, thanks Rakesh for the tip.