PlaysForSure


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PlaysForSure

A certification program from Microsoft for media devices. It ensures that portable media players, digital media hubs and digital media servers are in compliance with and support Windows Media formats, Microsoft's digital rights management (DRM) and the mandatory requirements of the Digital Living Network Alliance (see DLNA). The "PlaysForSure Windows Media" logo was superseded by the "Certified for Windows Vista" and "Certified for Windows 7" logos.
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Not only will PlaysForSure music not play on a Zune, but the DMCA makes it illegal, punishable by up to five years in jail on the first offence, for third parties to offer utilities to bridge that gap.
0 port for command and control and charging of digital media players -- including the Apple iPod and Microsoft Zune -- as well as PlaysForSure music devices and most USB media storage devices.
Moreover, it can extend the functionality of an in-dash stereo by harnessing the intelligence of iPods, PlaysForSure media players, and other connected devices.
Although Rhapsody DNA can operate on devices that are compatible with -- and include -- Microsoft's PlaysForSure platform, Rhapsody DNA does not depend on Microsoft technology in any way.
PlaysForSure, Windows Mobile and Windows Media are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and other countries.
Featuring PlaysForSure, the device supports multiple multimedia formats including MP3, MP4, WMA, ASF, WAV and OGG.
The T10 is PlaysForSure verified to support subscription-based music download services, including URGE, Napster, Rhapsody, Yahoo
It will support Microsoft PlaysForSure subscription music and is designed to work with Microsoft Vista([TM]) when it ships.