NY Times: Wireless? You Bet. Compatible? Well, Maybe.

My spin: Want wireless? Read this first!
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — AT present, the most popular form of wireless networking can be described with a single word: Wi-Fi. And equipment with the Wi-Fi seal is certified to work with every other similar piece of gear.
As impressive as the recent adoption of Wi-Fi has been, engineers and manufacturers say it is only a first step. On the horizon are advancements in the technology aimed at providing truly reliable security, network speeds up to four times faster, and the potential for voice calls or streaming audio and video over a Wi-Fi network. (full story)