Steven Sinofsky announced at PDC09 day 2 keynote, that all PDC 09 attendees would receive a MSFT designed, Acer built, Windows 7 laptop free of charge.

The laptop has a touch screen, full sensor and location functionality, is 64-bit and fully loaded up with Office 2010 beta and lots more.

Designed to enable application developers to get to grips with Windows 7 features, the keynote audience were first stunned and then jubilant at the gift.

To get going on Windows 7 application enhancement take a look here.