NEW YORK (AP) – IBM Corp. is offering built-in wireless capabilities across more of its ThinkPad line of laptop computers, adding new momentum to a wireless standard that has so far gained wider acceptance than Bluetooth. The company will be installing special antennas within the screens on all laptops. Customers will be able to configure many of those machines with a built-in computer card for wireless connections to other devices equipped with Wi-Fi technology.
Full article from Infobeat
My spin: Wireless is THE way to go for mobile users, and building wireless into mobile devices is a smart move by IBM. I wonder if the wireless hardware can have dual use though – for internal networks and for access to external networks (like Omnisky and etc) to connect to the Internet when away from the office.?
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