Stories by Ira Brodsky

Coming to a handset near you

FRAMINGHAM (09/17/2003) - I come not to tout The Next Big Thing. I come to tout The Next Small Thing: mobile video.

Debunking the hot spot hype

Industry analysts forecast spectacular growth for public wireless LANs, also known as Wi-Fi hot spots. Some proponents go even further, suggesting Wi-Fi hot spots spell doom for mobile phone operators' third-generation wireless technologies.

Small networks: The next big thing

Futurists insist that one day your refrigerator will talk to your PC. I have a recurring dream in which my dog learns to talk. So far, little progress has been made on either front.