Will your new Windows 8 slate be a giant phone come 2012? Screens from last week's BUILD conference seem to indicate that. How it'll be implemented is hazy — VOIP or Windows Live notifications — but it's a good bet Microsoft's recently-bought Skype will be a BIG part of it.
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