The tablet known as Microsoft Surface wasn’t the first computer that Microsoft called “Surface.” Way back in the heady days of 2010, Microsoft demoed a multi-touch table called Surface, but the project never made it all the way to market, and Microsoft liked the name so much they used it for their newest tablet. However, the concept of a 40″ multi-touch table is too cool to be held back, and YouTube user slymick plugged a Windows 8 box into a 40″ multitouch display and mounted it on a table. It looks really fun, especially when playing games like Angry Birds Space or Jetpack Joyride.

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