Zune Phone confirmed?

In today’s Zune’s scheduled software update, the rumoured Zune Phone is pretty much confirmed. The .INF file of the new Zune software (version contains evidence that a Zune Phone is on its way.

The .INF file is used to associate devices with its proper driver. The new zune.inf is responsible for associating the device with the driver.

The new Zune.inf contains tell-tale evidence that a Zune Phone is on its way.

%Zune.DeviceDesc% = ZuneMTPZUSB, USB\MS_COMP_MTPZ
%Zune.DeviceDesc% = ZuneMTPZUSB, USB\VID_045E&PID_0710
%Zune.DeviceDesc% = ZuneMTPZUSB, USB\VID_045E&PID_063E
%Phone.DeviceDesc% = ZuneMTPZUSB, USB\VID_045E&PID_0640
%Phone.DeviceDesc% = ZuneMTPZUSB, USB\VID_045E&PID_0641
%Phone.DeviceDesc% = ZuneMTPZUSB, USB\VID_045E&PID_0642
%ZuneIp.DeviceDesc% = ZuneMTPZIP, umb\urn:microsoft-com:device:mtpz:1

; Localizable strings
Msft = “Microsoft”
Zune.DeviceDesc = “Zune”

Phone.DeviceDesc = “Phone”

According to previous rumours, the Zune Phone is likely to be announced in the Mobile World Congress which will be held in Feb 15-18. This new development only strengthens the rumor.

[via I Started Something]

[image credit: Smart Phone Nation]

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