Wi-Fi Waves Bouncing Everywhere

Posted by NoDough on Jul 24, 2006 10:44 PM EDT
MichaelRobertson.com; By Michael Robertson
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Way cool! VOIP and an Internet Jukebox on a Linux powered Nokia 770.

Until now Wi-Fi has been used almost exclusively as a way to connect your PC to the internet with no wires, but that's about to change as new portable and home devices also gain Wi-Fi capability. By the end of the year the chips to add Wi-Fi functionality to any electronic equipment are projected to be less than $2 for the largest manufacturers. Imagine a world where every electrical device in your house and every phone/PDA have a net connection via Wi-Fi. We'll be there sooner than you think.

The best early example of this trend is the brilliantly designed Nokia 770 Internet Tablet.

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