In this months issue of Business 2.0, they list Seven Technologies that will change everything.
It didn't take long for one to come true.
Number 5. Hybrid Cell Phones. WHAT IT IS: Wi-Fi-enabled cell phones that bring together cellular and landline phone systems.
Today LG and Kineto announce a cell phone that does just that.
The CL400 is a camera/MP3 phone that offers GSM/GPRS and tri-band (850/1800/1900) capabilities for global operation with Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) connectivity. In the future, the CL400 will also support Voice over IP (VoIP), based on Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) standards.
Here's what I'm thinking. What happens when Google turns on all that dark fiber, Google Talk takes off and Wi-Fi is ubiquitous.
Do you see what I see?