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    Blue Ink

    Yes, in the desktop market this doesn't seem to make much sense, considering that Microsoft already has some competing technology.

    But I see a lot of value with mobile phones... imagine a skype client deeply integrated in WP7, something that would automatically try skype when the phone is on WiFi, maybe even automatically (and kind of seamlessly) switch to the cellular network if the call gets bad enough. This might become a real killer; especially for those who get to travel a lot and constantly incur in ludicrous roaming charges.

    In this scenario, the large userbase of Skype becomes a real asset, not to mention that a feature like this would provide more than some traction for WP7.