Nokia Acquires Avvenu
Today Nokia announced that it will purchase Avvenu, a company that enables users to remotely access their PCs from a cell phone. With Avvenu, users can access, use and share files on their PC, even if the PC is off. Nokia will add Avvenu to its Services & Software unit, and plans to offer the PC-accessing service to its operator customers.
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With Avvenu, users can access, use and share files on their PC, even if the PC is off.
Seems a little insecure to be able to access my PC even if it's turned off.