Originally Posted by don820
1) Why does wifi have to imply VOIP or email push.
2) I would love to be able to use the BB as a mobile browser around the house through my wifi.
1) It doesn't, in fact it has nothing to do with push mail.
2) You and I both, I use WiFi everyday, everywhere. At home, at my business, and at Starbucks when meeting with clients. As well as most of the hotels I stay at and airports I pass through. But I must get out my laptop to use it. So it's great to know that it's coming on the next gen BB.
Here is a link as we are just starting to see published reports. According to my RIM Corp Rep the Wifi "Dual Mode" BB will be here just as soon as they can get it done and out. The target date now is within the 3rd quarter of this year, which of course is subject to change. But it IS going to be here. While this article is from an Asian site, rest assured it applies to the U.S. as well. Dual-mode BlackBerry on the way - Communications - News - ZDNet Asia