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Microsoft opens Boston retail store (pictures)

The company opens its first Boston retail store here today in the upscale Prudential Center.

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Microsoft opens Boston retail store

Microsoft opened a new store today in Boston, and CNET's Jim Kerstetter was pretty impressed by what he found inside the company's shiny new brick-and-mortar endeavor.
Here's a Windows Phone display in front of the new store, located in Boston's Prudential Center.
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Microsoft's new logo

Microsoft's new logo, the first new logo in 25 years, is on display and the new retail store in Boston.
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Microsoft opens Boston retail store

The crowd today inside Microsoft's newly opened Boston retail store.
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Grand opening in Boston

Waiting for the curtain to go up at the grand opening of Boston's Microsoft Store, which opened today.
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Inside Microsoft

Shoppers fill Microsoft's new retail store in Boston today.
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Kids play Microsoft Kinect

Kids play Microsoft Kinect, the motion-sensing gaming system, at the opening of the new Microsoft retail store in Boston today.
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Waiting for the curtain to go up

Waiting for the curtain to be raised at the grand opening of the Microsoft Store in Boston today.
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Line wrapped around the store

The line to enter the new Microsoft store wrapped around the side of the building after the curtain had lifted for the grand opening.

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