How the Wi-Fi Future Might Look

From seamless switching among networks to making cell calls over the Net to beaming video from PC to TV, the possibilities seem unbounded

If you had told most people in the year 2000 that by the time George W. Bush ran for reelection they would be able to connect to the Net wirelessly, they would have called you näively optimistic. If you had predicted that they could do so at 100 times the speed of a dialup connection while sipping coffee at Starbucks (SBUX ) or sitting on their luggage waiting for a plane, they would have called you nuts. So now that you can do all that, what's next for the hottest technology du jour?

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