Wowing The Wireless Set

Mobile users don't need razzle-dazzle graphics. They want speed and versatility

As an itinerant venture capitalist, Robb Heineman spends 20 days a month away from his office. But staying in touch is no problem: He has found a virtual desktop in his four-ounce Web phone. In one recent week he used this wireless wonder to trade 100 shares of MCI WorldCom, buy a book from, and check flight schedules, sports scores, and weather reports dozens of times. "This is pretty cool," says Heineman of Oak Brook (Ill.)-based Vine Street Partners.

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