Jump to content
RESET Forums (homeservershow.com)

October 26Th Store Details?


Recommended Posts

I will be attending the launce in St. Louis and would like to be there for the 'line'. Thing is, I can't find information on when the store opens! I hear that the Time Square one opens at midnight. Sounds like others are planning to open when the mall does and some maybe not even on launch day. Anyone know if there are details listed somewhere?


Second - wishfull thinking, but is anyone else secretly hoping that being there on opening day will result in some surface swag? It would be nice to get some stickers or surface cover/bag. What if they let us pick any color touch cover or better get gave us one for free for showing up to the launch? How about a card with a bunch of xbox points on it?


I know getting free stuff sounds a bit crazy, but when Jim and I were at the MS store in Kansas City they gave us cards worth $25 dollars in store just for taking the 'bing-it-on' challenge. (It took a few minutes and both Jim and I were surprised to find that we were strongly biased towards... GOOGLE! - I'm sticking with Bing anyway - Hear that MS? Give me a free keyboard! - please)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I called my MS store and they told me 8 AM. The normal hour is 10 AM so I would call. I'm actually going to call them again later in the week to double check.


I saw that info about XBox Music! How cool is that! This also makes me nervous about having to get in line at the Oakbrook IL store. I'm assuming it is going to be crowded.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Similar Content

    • Al_Borges
      By Al_Borges
      For sale , Microsoft Surface 3 tablet , 4 gigs memory, 128 gig storage
      good  used condition
      Urban Armor Gear scout case for surface 3
      Blue type cover for surface 3
      Surface 3 pen
      and charger/cable
      Asking $200 Plus actual shipping from Central Indiana, USA 
      I love the tablet, but had to get an Ipad so I could facetime with my granddaughter !
    • andypdm
      By andypdm
      Hello everybody!
      I have a Surface Pro 4 i7 with 512GB which was very expensive! After a couple of months I have noticed that sometimes when I put it to sleep it won't wake up and I have to reset the whole thing. I love the device and use it a lot, and I twitted Microsoft and they contacted me and say that I have to replace it... I am OK with that but I live in UK and the service is from USA, they say they do not have my device and have to send me a refurbished one, on the other hand I can see the UK store has my model. 
      My question is, what do you guys think of refurbished devices? Does it affect the performance? I am not too annoyed about the issue, I just do not put it to sleep anymore, but on the other hand it is annoying that a new and expensive item does not work properly. What would you guys do? I mostly use my Surface to draw with Illustrator and Photoshop... 
      I would appreciate any short of advice and help!
      Thank you very much!
    • EON1488993291
      By EON1488993291
      I have a Surface RT (32 GB) and it only has 1.69 GB of space left on the HD. The thing is that I have almost nothing on it (just a few apps that I check and do NOT take a lot of space, and small files), so I don't know what is taking so much space. Does anyone knows where is all that memory going? I have not being able to find it (I have checked the size of the apps, delete the trash can, delete the internet history/cookies)...
      Also, I want to upgrade to Windows 8.1. These are the two ways that I have think of doing it, but I will like your opinion on which option is better (or if there is a better way):
      Plan 1: take the tablet to its original status (in PC settings > General > Remove everything and reinstall Windows), move the recovery files to a thumb drive (http://www.surfacegeeks.net/forums/index.php?/topic/192-surface-rt-how-to-free-up-4-gigabytes-of-storage-space-on-your-rt/), and do all updates to take it to Windows 8.1
      Plan 2: free some space by moving the recovery files to a thumb drive, make the upgrade to Windows 8.1, run a cleanup disk and defragment the drive
      Making a backup of the files in the tablet is easy b/c there is not much in it, but my main concerns for the process are: I am going to loose microsoft office? is it going to ask me for any key/license number (if I ever had one, I don't know where it is)? anything else that I am missing?
    • dotnetnelson
      By dotnetnelson
      Today I am happy to announce that the first major update to Piktr has passed certification is now on the Windows Store.
    • TheJason
      By TheJason
      I was trying out the camera app on my Surface Pro, and it goes into the front-facing camera by default.  I wanted to change to the rear-facing camera, but I do not seem to have the "Change Camera"  button described in this post http://www.microsoft.com/Surface/en-US/support/hardware-and-drivers/surface-cameras-faq, so I can't switch to the rear-facing camera.
      In the att photo, you can see the Camera Options, Timer and Video mode buttons, but no change camera.  Anybody have any ideas?
  • Create New...