It’s all right there in your pocket: Control over your bank accounts. Your complete music library. Full access to the Internet and email. Real-time TV shows. Movie and restaurant reviews and the directions to get there. Oh, and a full-featured telephone.
For most of us, the tool that gives us all this functionality is a personal computer. But soon — perhaps not this year, but maybe next, and definitely by 2010 — a significant portion of the world’s three billion mobile phone users will be able to effortlessly do all this and more right from their cellular phones.