Power Point: Embrace your cell phone

July 25, 2008, 10:39 PM UTC

“We used to say that you only needed three things when you left the house: your wallet, your keys and your cellphone. Pretty soon, all we’ll need is the cellphone, a universal remote for life.”

–Verizon (VZ) Chairman and CEO Ivan Seidenberg, at Fortune Brainstorm Tech. His comment is self-serving. But it’s probably not far wrong given the intense interest in mobile technology at this week’s confab in Half Moon Bay, California.