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Scene at Microsoft Store in Ala Moana Shopping Center

Ala Moana Shopping Center is in Honolulu, Hawaii. It's mostly tourist and mostly Japanese tourists but the folks are all tech savvy and both Apple Store and Microsoft store has large clientele. In fact they are opposite each other since Microsoft wanted it this way and Apple had its roots planted years ago.

I went there to check out the Surface Pro 3. It's very impressive. The kick stand is cool and the pen is great to make annotations on whatever, may be a document or even a map. The guy who explained the features was quite good and knew the stuff.

Here is a summary of specs of general interest.


I went around the shop to see what's brewing. Here are some shots taken today.

Surface Pro 3 is the center piece with its cool detachable keyboards in red and blue.

 
Young gamers here!


Working on soccer
 
This is the youngest customer today fiddling with the game controls

 
Of course, you should check out Cortana


 

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