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PlaysForSure

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Will Hollywood's 'UltraViolet' plan replace the DVD?

A group of film studios, consumer electronics companies, software makers, and ISPs say they are offering consumers an easier way to store, view, and access content. Critics say it's PlaysForSure all over again.

By January 5, 2011

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RIP: PlaysForSure 2004-2007

Microsoft concedes, as many predicted, that its Zune strategy can't happily coexist with a program designed to promote others' devices and services.

By December 13, 2007

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PlaysForSure officially dead

Microsoft is getting rid of the PlaysForSure brand used to identify compatible digital media devices and services and is rolling the requirements into its Certified for Vista program.

By December 12, 2007

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The Philips GoGear SA4010 (1GB) and SA4020 (2GB) are stylish, budget MP3 players that fit comfortably in your fist and support Windows Media Player PlaysforSure and WMA DRM10 subscription content.

The Philips GoGear SA4010 (1GB) and SA4020 (2GB) are stylish, budget MP3 players that fit comfortably in your fist and support Windows Media Player PlaysforSure and WMA DRM10 subscription content.

May 21, 2008

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MSN + DRM = MIA

If you were one of the few who bought PlaysForSure tracks from MSN Music, your "rights" to those tracks change as of Aug. 31, 2008.

By April 23, 2008

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Samsung store in Europe

Microsoft's Zune killed the PlaysForSure initiative, and now Samsung is striking out with its own music store.

By July 5, 2007

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Swan song for Microsoft's music allies?

news analysis Some say Microsoft's Zune player means an end to Windows Media PlaysForSure partner program. Photos: PlaysForSure devices

By July 25, 2006

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Microsoft's Zune looks to cut the cord

Microsoft confirms its first Zune device will arrive this year, but speculation is rampant about how good it will really be. Photos: PlaysForSure devices

By July 25, 2006

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DRM key to Linux's consumer success?

Yes, RealNetworks exec argues at LinuxWorld. But do consumers really want tech like FairPlay, PlaysForSure?

By April 7, 2006