Vista Launch Lunch

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Vista Launch Lunch

View from outside Ciprianis Windows Vista Launch Lunch: The Chrysler Building.

Vista Launch Lunch

Vista Launch Lunch - Keynote Speech

Dells Kevin Rollins, Intels Sean Maloney, Toshibas Hisatsugu Nonaka, Microsofts Steve Ballmer, HPs Todd Bradley (hidden). We put in ease of use and excitement, Ballmer said, with the Aero interface, the Ribbon and integrated Sear

Vista Launch Lunch - Keynote Speech

Vista Launch Lunch - Keynote - 2

We focused on making users safer, with parental controls, Ballmer said.

Vista Launch Lunch - Keynote - 2

Vista Launch Lunch - Keynote - 3

Ballmer: Last but not least is Vista helping people connect, with computers, devices, RSS feeds, to new Internet based services.

Vista Launch Lunch - Keynote - 3

Vista Launch Lunch - Keynote - 4

Rollins, left, told the story about how his son was demanding a new Dell XPS running Vista.

Vista Launch Lunch - Keynote - 4

Vista Launch Lunch - Ballmer, Ruiz

AMDs Ruiz, right, praised the name Vista because its a Spanish word. You have picked a fantastic name, he said. Consumers are really ready for this change.

Vista Launch Lunch - Ballmer, Ruiz

Vista Launch Lunch - Intel\s Maloney

Intels Maloney, right: We are entering into a new area of technology, with Vista and new microprocessors.

Vista Launch Lunch - Intel\s Maloney

Vista Launch Lunch - Vista: The \Wow\ Starts Now

The Wow starts now.

Vista Launch Lunch - Vista: The \Wow\ Starts Now

Vista Launch Lunch - Wait Staff

Servants lined up ready to greet the hordes of press.

Vista Launch Lunch - Wait Staff

Vista Launch Lunch - Lunch

Tables were set for press.

Vista Launch Lunch - Lunch

Vista Launch Lunch - Dessert

The dessert table.

Vista Launch Lunch - Dessert

Vista Launch Lunch - Vista Launch Party

The Vista Launch Party featured a DJ (but she wasnt running Windows Vista).

Vista Launch Lunch - Vista Launch Party

Vista Launch Lunch - HP TX 1000 Tablet PC

The TX 1000 Tablet PC from Hewlett-Packard.

Vista Launch Lunch - HP TX 1000 Tablet PC

Vista Launch Lunch - HP TX 1000 Tablet PC

The TX 1000 Tablet PC from Hewlett-Packard.

Vista Launch Lunch - HP TX 1000 Tablet PC

Vista Launch Lunch - Toshiba Qosmio G35-AV660

Toshiba Qosmio G35-AV660 with HD support.

Vista Launch Lunch - Toshiba Qosmio G35-AV660

Vista Launch Lunch - Dell XPS M2010

Dell XPS M2010, with detachable keyboard.

Vista Launch Lunch - Dell XPS M2010

Vista Launch Lunch - Toshiba Portege R400

Toshiba Portege R400, with wireless port replicator (due in Q2).

Vista Launch Lunch - Toshiba Portege R400

Vista Launch Lunch - Sony Vaio

The Sony Vaio.

Vista Launch Lunch - Sony Vaio

Vista Launch Lunch - Sony Vaio TP1

Sony Vaio TP1, with 1080 HD support.

Vista Launch Lunch - Sony Vaio TP1

Vista Launch Lunch - Medion UMPC

Medion UMPC.

Vista Launch Lunch - Medion UMPC

Vista Launch Lunch - Dell XP 710

Dell XP 710 Special Edition Red, with Intel Core 2 Duo processors.

Vista Launch Lunch - Dell XP 710

Vista Launch Lunch - Voodoo

Voodoo gaming rig set up at the Vista Launch Party with see-through case.

Vista Launch Lunch - Voodoo

Vista Launch Lunch - Vigor Quadfather

The Vigor Quadfather gamer system with two AMD dual-core processors.

Vista Launch Lunch - Vigor Quadfather

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