Ready For Liftoff: What You Missed At Microsoft's Windows 8 Launch Event


Queuing Up

The big event was held in Pier 57, a cavernous, warehouse-like building on the Hudson River on Manhattan's West Side. Hundreds of journalists from around the world turned out to cover the Windows launch. They began lining up outside the entrance nearly two hours before Microsoft opened the doors to the venue at 10:00 a.m.