PDAs and wireless Internet could finally make computing truly mobile

If you watch TV these days, you can’t miss commercials for wireless Internet service. Some content providers are even designing pages for the microdisplay limitations of personal communications services (PCS) phones. But the real utility of Web surfing on a display the size of a postage stamp has yet to be proved. Could wireless Web be doomed to the fate of previous portable data technologies such as Cellular Digital Packet Data? Maybe not.