Although you might not use the term "unified communications" on a daily basis, chances are you practice its principles fairly often. Businesses especially use it to combine technologies, reduce costs and make things more efficient.
Point-of-sale systems started with the cash register and helped merchants streamline the way they tracked revenues. Now that these systems are going mobile, how are they revolutionizing the way consumers shop?
Wireless networks are easy to set up and inexpensive. They're also increasingly common, and have even become a value-add for many businesses. Whether you're at home or out and about, odds are you can connect to the Web via WiFi.
Do you get the shakes when you're offline for more than 10 minutes? The wireless Internet lets you browse Web pages from a cell phone or PDA. Learn about the Wireless Application Protocol that makes it possible to surf on the go.