Well, it's looking more and more like this rumor is going to become a reality. There have been reports floating around for months, and Microsoft even denied it back at the beginning of June, but it looks like it's really going to happen.
And it's apparently going to happen by Christmas.
The article describes one of the key features of the new device being wireless Internet access. The MusicGremlin beat Microsoft to it, but still...that could be huge. It's reported to be very closely tied to Microsoft's new music service, making it similar to the iPod+iTunes duet.
We'll see what happens. But if it's true, we'll start hearing more reports very soon.
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