We have some more eyes on video of the ZuneHD, and this time the Marketplace tab for once gets explored, showing for the first time an Apps submenu. From Zunited, according to the Microsoft rep in attendance, an SDK will be forthcoming soon, which should mean 3rd parties will get to play in the Zune sandpit pretty soon.
As long as we are talking about unconfirmed rumours from usually poorly informed reps, where is a list of other expected features (again from the Zunited forums) which reads like a fanboys wishlist:
Apps and App Store!
Zune HD will now feature applications on the device as well as a new apps store (name pending) at which you can purchase new apps for your Zune HD
Full XBOX Inter-Connectivity
The Zune was said to be able to sync off of the Xbox 360 and potentially have the ability to sync with your gamer tag for messages, friends, requests, etc.
Windows 6.5/7?! will have full Zune interface!
The next iteration of Windows Mobile will have the Zune User interface and be housed in the Zune HD form factor. We believe it will be in the "Zune" line but aren’t completely sure at this time. Confirmed by a Windows Guru
Games have already been confirmed, however we learned there will be a games marketplace on the Zune HD device as well.
One Play Feature
The play button we see on the homepage of the device is actually a one touch shuffle button that shuffles all the songs on the device!
See the Qik video below:
Thanks Wreiad for the tip.