remote desktop

How To Set Up A Remote Desktop And Control Your Computer From Anywhere

Desktop computers aren’t just antiquated behemoths quietly gathering dust in your parent’s house. They also offer an often overlooked processing resource for mobile users and a viable alternative to cloud-based storage. All you need is a means of accessing it remotely.


Google's Free New App Lets You Control Your PC From Your Phone

Remote desktops are nothing new, but Google has now released a slick app that makes the process a pleasure rather than wildly frustrating. The new software will let you control your Mac or PC from any Android device.


Chrome Extension From Google Simplifies Remote Desktop

It was mentioned some time ago that Chrome OS would support remote access via a browser. Days ago, Google made good on its promise, though it extends beyond the company’s stab at an operating system — all you need is a PC with the Chrome browser and a single extension installed.


Google Chrome OS To Have Remote Desktop-Like "Chromoting" Feature

Word is that Google’s Chrome OS will have some sort of mysterious “Chromoting” feature which is described as something that “will provide remote access to legacy PC applications” and sounds a lot like Remote Desktop Connection. [Register]


Man Uses Remote Desktop to Catch Laptop Thief, Watch Porn Remotely

A NY laptop-theft victim finally caught the criminal thanks to the use of a remote desktop application he had installed in his computer. However, it wasn’t as easy as connecting to the notebook over the internet and locating him: His investigation lasted for almost a month, watching his laptop screen as the thief used it for everything except for giving a clue about his whereabouts. And yes, you know exactly what “everything” means:


Control Your PC From an iPhone

Here’s a free way to control your PC from an iPhone, thanks to Nate True at cre.ations.net. Using TightVNC, software that lets you remotely control your PC desktop (sorry, it’s not Mac-friendly yet), he’s made a couple of simple changes that let you use the iPhone’s touchscreen interface to control your PC from afar. Here’s how it works: