As you probably know if you follow this blog regularly, I'm a big digital music fan that's been trying to move from iTunes to a Microsoft-based platform for over a year. I bought a Zune right after the Zune's release in November, and I've generally been happy with it.
Today Engadget posted a short piece on five things that would improve the Zune against the iPod. I agree with some of the points in the article, like releasing firmware that fixes the DRM-skipping problem and adding podcasting support, but don't think that the list really does much to help differentiate the Zune from its competitor(s). Here's five things I'd love to see with the Zune (or future Zunes) that would help me recommend it over an iPod to a friend:
What feature do you think the Zune should add to become more competitive, or is Engadget right on?