I am due to start traveling again, and this time I will be based (I hope) off the West Coast. I need to get a laptop that will allow me to access the net while mobile, and everything that I need to insure connections. However, I can't seem to get a straight answer here in the middle of nowhere. If I buy a laptop with a wireless card what do I need to do to get it online? Just find a place with service and set up an account with a provider? Or should I forgo the wireless and cable the PC into my cell phone and get access through a "dial-up" that way? Or is there a better choice? And then the question remains as to what service / provider to use?