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IT pros play with screens of all sizes at Microsoft's Gold Coast event
Microsoft TechEd was held at the Gold Coast Convention Centre this week.
IT pros and developers pile in for the opening keynote. Microsoft officials spoke about the [[artnid:525334|challenge of keeping up]] with the fast pace of technology.
Microsoft developer evangelist Michael Kordahi tries out the new Kinect for Xbox One.
Welcome to the TechEd show floor.
There were touch screens of all sizes in the Microsoft booth.
This giant touch screen was 82 inches. Note how it dwarfs the full-size keyboard. While nice for presentations, Mum might not approve standing so close to the TV.
Packing a 41 megapixel camera, the new Nokia Lumia 1020 was the star of the Nokia booth.
Another shot of the Lumia 1020. Read TechEd developers' thoughts on the recent [[artnid:525579|Nokia acquisition by Microsoft here]].
A pile of Canon cameras.
Microsoft showed off Office 365 for work...
...and the Xbox 360 for play.
Pinball machines too real but don't want to compromise on the controls? How about an all-digital version?
We forgot to ask why an [[xref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydro_Thunder|arcade game from 1999|Hydro Thunder]] was at the EMC booth. Our bad.
Microsoft opted to quarantine the developers.
Many opportunities for learning at TechEd
Someone likes Office Space.
A 3D printer called the UP Plus 2 creates plastic figures.