Originally Posted by HarryT
OK, but just how "vital" a feature is that? Has it been a factor in anyone's decision to buy or not buy a Kindle? Anyone? These days one is rarely far away from other forms of internet access pretty much anywhere.
It's a plus to have it though. Especially if it ever gets incorporated like how they did with the dictionary.
Sometimes I'd bring my laptop just to use wikipedia (I'm a student still). When whispernet becomes available in Canada, I can see times when I don't need to bring my laptop. It's always a plus to have an extra feature.