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NewsForge: It's not easy being Bluetooth

Mar 03, 2001, 20:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Berkes)

"The future of wireless technology promises to change the way we live, work, and play. But delay after delay has many wondering when, if ever, companies will deliver."

"Chances are good that there's a wire jungle stuffed behind your desk, trailing your baseboards, or lurking underneath a strategically placed rug. One minor addition or subtraction to the family PC can make any room look like a construction zone. None of us would mind very much if all of those cables disappeared."

"Bluetooth offers a computing future free of bulky cables or major home interior renovation. Installing a new printer becomes almost as technically challenging as plugging in a desk lamp, and you won't even have to take your handheld organizer out of the case for a sync."

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