But Does It Make Toast?

Hotels have always been early adopters of new technology, be it gas lamps or fax machines. Today's wireless hot spots (just when engineers have finished hiding miles of cable in the antique chair legs) are the latest in a long line of innovations geared for our comfort. But seasoned road warriors see high-tech convenience as a necessity, not a luxury — and given [an error occurred while processing this directive] that broadband Internet access by the pool is so yesterday, hotels are constantly introducing new gadgets and gizmos. Here's a...

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