Jockeying for control of the so-called third screen is intensifying, now that most people are carrying around a phone with them, and will consume more and more information from them.
The move to the cellphone may be one of the biggest trends of the decade.
Microsoft has just released Deepfish, a browser that aims to preserve the layout of documents on mobile devices and making Web navigation more easy — enabling you to zoom in and out of a page, and downloading only areas you are interested in. It uploads a thumbnail of pages initially (see image below), and keeps navigation menus, lists of search results or news headlines more intact. It has limited its client release for now; we tried to sign up but were shut out.
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