Hotel hotspot for ALL your WiFi devices


Very few hotels are gadget friendly.

First of all, you never know in advance if a hotel is going to have an internet connection or not. On their web pages they will tell you that there are *color* televisions in the room, that hairdriers are available and so on - but nothing about internet.

And if you call and ask, they will either not understand the question or simply reply "yes". But a "yes" might just as well mean that they have a "dataport" at the back of the telephone in the room so you can connect your laptop using its built in modem...

Ovi Store - an App Store for the rest of them

Apple's success with the App Store has pushed Nokia to create something similar for their Symbian based smartphones. Nokia has had limited success in the US and their phones are not always even considered to be smartphones but regardless of what you call them, you can install third party applications on them - it's just really, really difficult. Globally, there are probably a hundred million Symbian Series 40 and 60 devices in use and if Nokia can create a simple way for these users to find and install applications, it would be huge.

Free WiFi at the airport in Helsinki - Finally

Helsinki-Vantaa Airport - Finland

The Helsinki-Vantaa airport, Finlands largest, has finally gotten free WiFi that covers the entire airport. About time.
A small cost for the aiport that will greatly improve how many travelers experience waiting for their flights. Finavia, the former Finnish Civil Aviation Administration, that runs the airport pays for the service so that it is free for its customers.

Now it's only another 10-20 years and we'll have WiFi on the actual flights as well...