What do you need to set up wireless internet for a laptop?

You just need a wireless card that goes in your laptops pcmia slot. They cost maybe $50, get the 80211.g standard. This will get you on wirless net at wifi spots, like in coffee houses, and if you have a home wireless network hub, which you can buy at any electronics store. Here is more input from FAQ Farmers: * I have mobile broadband, it's a card, but I can get wireless 'net anywhere in US, but it's not free.