This week's book giveaway is in the Other Open Source APIs forum. We're giving away four copies of Storm Applied and have Sean Allen, Peter Pathirana & Matthew Jankowski on-line! See this thread for details.
You don't have to do anything extra. The toolkit will make HttpConnections automatically, well you will be prompted in the emulator to "allow" connections, but that is the J2ME security model and not particular to the wireless toolkit.