Video Rewind: Will Skype come to Microsoft Surface?

With Microsoft Corp.’s announced acquisition of Internet voice and video communications platform Skype for $8.5 billion, you can’t help but wonder what Microsoft devices will soon be supporting the software.

Skype is already compatible with Windows 7 of course, but the deal will almost certainly mean Windows Phone 7 users will soon be seeing a Skype application available for download. It’s also possible Microsoft will push Skype out to its Xbox video game console, Windows-based tablets, and perhaps even its Microsoft surface technology.

Here’s a look at Microsoft Surface from January 2009.

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