Here are our guesses — highly educated ones, of course — at what the year in technology has in store for us.
1. Wireless The year 2000 will bring the death of the cable. It's in the air: people are tired of having to plug things in. Look at Apple's iMac-friendly wireless AirPort hub, or the Palm VII, or the continuing development of the wireless standard known as BlueTooth, or hand-held Internet devices such as the RIM Pager. The technology is there. The desire is there. Plus, it's actually useful. MORE >>