Laptops and netbooks are becoming yesterday's news, if figures from US hotspot provider AT&T are to be believed.
It reported today that 40 per cent of connections made to its Wi-Fi hotspots are now coming from smartphones, including the iPhone and BlackBerry Bold.
Wi-Fi connections at its 20,000 US hotspots have more than tripled in a year, up from 3.4 million sessions in the first quarter of 2008 to 10.5 million sessions in the first three months of 2009.
Wireless surge blamed on smartphones
launch of its Wi-Fi service in 650 Starbucks outlets in the UK, which was announced on Monday.
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