My conclusion is Verizon mobile wireless works as advertised, but could use some refinements. It's all in the number of bars!
Windows 7 Starter still lacks many features found in the Home Premium and Professional versions - both considered full versions of Windows 7.
Tomorrow, I will post my First Look at the Windows 7 Release Candidate running on a netbook. The review will also be promoted in the PC Pitstop newsletter (circ. 900k!) that goes out Tuesday so it should get great exposure.