Not only the competitors, it also hurts the consumers Apple fans really want the cool tech giant to be open about its upcoming products and future plans. We all know Apple’s obsessions with secrecy, but still it is a mystery why it is so adamant in not throwing away this bad habit. According to critics, this secrecy is against the transparent development efforts of open source projects. Microsoft, for example, has a history of providing detailed roadmaps of future plans.
Why should Nokia join hands with drowning Microsoft? Experts predict Nokia’s deal with Microsoft to benefit software giant rather than helping the cell phone giant to rise. Nokia, the Finnish multinational mobile manufacturer went into a strategic alliance with Windows in February 2011. It makes Nokia adopt Windows Phone 7 as Nokia’s primary smartphone platform, while the Symbian is sidelined for mid-range smartphones. This deal has raised many eye brows in the tech industry.