Developers who are at the Build 2012 conference will receive 100GB of SkyDrive storage, a free 32GB Surface RT and a Nokia Lumia 920.

Both Microsoft and Nokia are going full out to impress Microsoft developers and consumers. “Hundreds of millions of people are just aching to use your applications,” stressed Mr. Ballmer to a very grateful crowd of developers.

Of course we in the press get – NADA, NOTHING, ZIP, ZILCH, NOTHING, BUPKISS.

There – got that out.

The mood here seems to be pretty upbeat despite the gloomy (Seattle) weather.

About the Author

Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. ( and The Redmond Cloud (

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  • Bolo

    lol… Anuora, atleast u already have one… its good thoug that you let it all out.

  • 123321

    appsnumber will increase so much fast than expected. because developers get to know and love the new Windows 8 ecosystem! good idea.

  • Superade

    I never knew Ballmer had a stump for an arm.