@SkyDrive -- Don't you mean "OneDrive"? We don't want the lawsuits to fly. ;) I keep photos, documents, etc., working directly out of the OneDrive that syncs with the cloud. Basically always work as if my laptop will someday decide not to power on.
- Flip-out solar panel for charging - Interchangeable wheels (so you can put on "beach tires" for sand) - Built-in 9" cooktop w/ mini-propane tank (not sure where that would be -- maybe instead of the blender as an option)
Dress code in Indianapolis - Shorts, t-shirt, running shoes. T-shirts with superhero icons or some funny saying is encouraged because it distracts your opponents during some of the foosball games during the day. ;)
@Locations - I think traveling locations, while more costly to the Ch9 hosts, is really cool if you can afford to do it. ;)
@Apps - Since I'm still rockin' my HTC Radar (WP 7.8 [forced update]), I don't have access to some of the newer apps made for WP8, but one of my favorite apps that I do have is YouTube HD (not the main YouTube app). It allows me to download any of the videos from YouTube to my phone and create a playlist. This comes in handy with the young kids to entertain them in a pinch (they watch the same videos over and over, but don't seem to care). Plus, I can save some "how-to" videos when working on my bike, etc.
@Charging Pants - I just envision them catching on fire near the "last" place you would want. I'm for a charging backpack as well because nothing is more annoying than having to get things out to simply charge the laptop in the airport, conference, etc.
Even though I'm a developer, I've always told the IT pros that not only do I have to know my job, but I have to know their job as well since we developers need to have servers configured a certain way for our apps. So I watched Joey and Rick's sessions: http://channel9.msdn.com/events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2014/DCIM-B325#fbid= I used to do a co-op talk with a Server guy (kind of like Spy vs. Spy) that was fun to point out things that developers do that drive IT admins crazy and vice-versa.
Tech-Ed looked good. Maybe some year I'll actually attend if someone covers the entry cost. ;)