Microsoft is set to begin sales of its Zune digital media player in the US next month, in a bid to rival Apple Computer’s iPod and iTunes products. The 30GB music and video player will cost $250 (£134), though a date and price for UK distribution have yet to be announced. It is understood to have been designed in-house by Microsoft in Redmond, Washington and comes in brown, black or white, with a three-inch LCD screen that can be swung into landscape or portrait positions.
The new look was developed by Dragon Rouge and aims to bring together the nine councils that form the body.
The logo, a combination of the country’s heritage, will be shared by the Olympic and Paralympic Games for the first time.
According to the London-based designers, Rihanna’s eponymous book took two years to design.