Slowly but surely, we're reaching the point where future mobile computers will be able to hook up to the wireless Internet just like a PC.
Verizon Wireless' announcement that it will open its network to outside devices and applications by the end of next year is the latest step in the dismantling of the traditional wireless industry. For years in the U.S., we've been locked to networks, saddled with expensive two-year contracts, and restricted from doing things we'd like to do with the products we buy.
It seems like that is finally starting to change. Verizon'… Read more