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Month: August 2007

The End of Cell Phones?

Through the magic of wi-fi and VoIP, my new phone brings my business line to any wireless access point, from dive bars to coffee shops, and lets me call anywhere in North America, at any time, for about $20 a month. Given that last month’s cell phone bill cleared a few hundred bucks, that’s a big deal.

VoWiFi—voice over wireless fidelity—is becoming reality. And while there’s definitely room for improvement, it begs the question: is this the beginning of the end for cell phones?