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No Longer Cool to Be Wired

Being wired used to be cool. But with WiFi, wired is squaresville, man. IDC sees the wired writing on the wall and predicts that wireless connections to the 'Net will blast past wired ties in four years.

And mobile devices by 2015 will be the number one way we all get to the Internet. That means that the number of PCs accessing the Internet will stall and then ultimately fall.

Will we see Wired magazine change its name to Unwired?

You buying these predictions? Share your views at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 09/14/2011 at 1:18 PM


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