Networking, Smart Phones

Nokia Turns to Microsoft to Escape Phone Market Flames

Nokia and Microsoft have announced that they are joining forces to take on the established leaders in the smart phone marketplace.In a joint event on February 11 in London, the chief executives of Nokia and Microsoft announced a new partnership, in which Nokia would move to Microsoft’s mobile platform as its primary smart phone operating system and contribute its expertise in mobile to make Windows Mobile better.

This is something I like to refer to as “irony”.

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Networking

Protecting Your Web Browsing From Prying Eyes

 

Every time you get on the web, where you point your browser can be recorded. Whether you’re at work, on a public wireless network at a coffee bar, or even at home, your web travels are an open book if the network is being monitored, either at the Internet router or from within your wireless network.  And often, web sites can tell where you’re visiting from based on your computer’s internet address.

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