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Chrome Remote Desktop comes out of beta, adds real-time audio feed for Windows users

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After a year of living in beta, Chrome Remote Desktop is finally ready for primetime. Similar to other screen sharing services like LogMeIn and Splashtop, Chrome Remote Desktop lets you access other computers remotely. Of course, it is special to the Chrome browser, and by extension, the Chrome OS....
Chrome Remote Desktop comes out of beta, adds real-time audio feed for Windows users

Splashtop partners with Intel, lets you remotely wake WiFi-connected PCs

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So you need to grab that hilarious gif from your desktop remotely. No worries, you can tunnel in with, wait, darnit your office PC is switched off and not on the wired network (so not even wake-on-LAN to the rescue). Splashtop's woken up to that scenario, though, and in...
Splashtop partners with Intel, lets you remotely wake WiFi-connected PCs
Google's remote desktop with simultaneous video keeps mums everywhere happy

Critical windows bug makes worm-meat of millions of high-value machines

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Microsoft has plugged a critical hole in all supported versions of Windows that allows attackers to hit high-value computers with self-replicating attacks that install malicious code with no user interaction required. The vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol is of particular concern to system administrators in government and corporate...
Critical windows bug makes worm-meat of millions of high-value machines
Asus' $1,299 Transformer all-in-one dual-wields Windows 8 and Android

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The busy geek

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The busy geek Maintaining your own PC is hard enough, but most folks in the geeky set also have to act as unofficial tech support for needy friends and relatives. These free tools can take some of the headache out of keeping computers running smoothly. Soluto for Windows is...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The busy geek

Dell Wyse Wants Its Key Chain-Sized Project Ophelia To Display Your Desktop On The Hotel Room TV

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Dell Wyse is at the CES party to show off Project Ophelia, a dongle the size of a fat key chain that plugs into the TV and then connects to the cloud and your remote desktop. It works with Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware remote desktop systems. Ophelia will then light up...
Dell Wyse Wants Its Key Chain-Sized Project Ophelia To Display Your Desktop On The Hotel Room TV

Splashtop THD lands on ICS Tegra 3 tabs, ready to stream full-screen Skyrim

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Splashtop is one of the premier remote desktop apps out there and, at CES, we got a pretty sweet demo of it pushing full screen games and HD video from a Windows 7 PC to a Tegra 3 tablet. Now that version (THD) is available for download in the...
Splashtop THD lands on ICS Tegra 3 tabs, ready to stream full-screen Skyrim
AmazonWireless exits beta with best price guarantee, free premium apps, and free two-day shipping

Chrome OS review (version 19)

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It seems like yesterday that we reviewed the inaugural Samsung Series 5 Chromebook running Google's Chrome OS, an operating system for laptops based on Chrome. It was, from the start, a world in which everything from music playback to document creation happened in browser tabs. Since we last checked...
Chrome OS review (version 19)

Using existing Windows apps remotely on Surface RT

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Can you run existing Windows apps on Surface RT and other Windows RT devices? If you have the right back-end infrastructure and licenses, Remote Desktop may provide a way. [Read more]...
Using existing Windows apps remotely on Surface RT

Splashtop Remote Desktop now available on Windows 8, gives you all the access you need

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With Splashtop currently holding spots in a slew of Android slabs, Cupertino's notorious iDevices and even HP's cadaverous TouchPad, the next obvious step was to set up its Remote Desktop shop inside Redmond's upcoming Windows 8. And smartly enough, that's exactly what Splashtop's done. In preparation for the eventual...
Splashtop Remote Desktop now available on Windows 8, gives you all the access you need
Amazon’s Appstore For Android Turns One: 31K Apps, Millions Sold
Verizon shows there’s a right way to track phones: with permission

Pertino Offers A Cloud-Based Network, No Hardware Required

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Pertino today launched a service enabling any small business to go online and create a network that runs entirely in the cloud. Pertino uses Amazon Web Service (AWS) for its service making it possible for a business of any size to create secure networks. It connects people anywhere in a manner...
Pertino Offers A Cloud-Based Network, No Hardware Required

Moxtra's collaborative take on personal information management goes global

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After WebEx founder Subrah Iyar sold his company to Cisco five years ago, he spent some time helping with the transition then became an investor in companies such as Huddle. About a year ago his daughter suggested the idea of shared virtual binders for college students — and around the...
Moxtra's collaborative take on personal information management goes global
Google adds remote desktop to Hangouts, lets users simultaneously video chat and troubleshoot

Last shopping weekend before Xmas hot deal roundup (iPad 3, iDevice accessories, iTunes gift cards, Apple TV & more)

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From 9to5Toys.com: We are entering the last shopping weekend before Christmas and that means it’s the last opportunity for procrastinating shoppers to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones.  Below you will find the best deals heading into this weekend.  Some online retailers like Amazon are still guaranteeing shipment by...
Last shopping weekend before Xmas hot deal roundup (iPad 3, iDevice accessories, iTunes gift cards, Apple TV & more)

Hands on with Remote Desktop for Google+ Hangouts

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Family support technicians the world over gave a cheer about 18 months ago when Google released Remote Desktop, a free remote-access Chrome extension that let you support PCs from afar. While Google's solution was helpful, it wasn't perfect. Remote Desktop still required the non-techie on the other end to...
Hands on with Remote Desktop for Google+ Hangouts

DocSync brings your docs to the iPad, no matter where they’re stored

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Last year at the DEMO conference, R. Paul Singh was forced to return home to find a simple document on his computer that he couldn’t access via his iPad. He couldn’t access the file over e-mail, remote desktop was too slow, and he forgot to upload it to his Dropbox...
DocSync brings your docs to the iPad, no matter where they’re stored
Verizon's remote diagnostics tool doesn't log or save personal data

Patch Tuesday leaves Internet Explorer zero day untouched

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It's Patch Tuesday time again. This month Microsoft has unleashed nine new security bulletins. Nine is a reasonably high number of updates, however, only two of them are rated as Critical. So, it's actually a little more laid back than most months, but there's still cause for concern. There...
Patch Tuesday leaves Internet Explorer zero day untouched

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: Alphabetical list by category

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The nine best free tools for the busy geek AirDroid CamStudio Chrome Remote Desktop GameSave Manager To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: Alphabetical list by category

iTwin Connect updated with Mac support, offers inter-OS personal VPNs

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Back in 2009, we might have been a little, well, acerbic in our reaction to the initial iTwin. Yet here we are in good ole 2013, and the plucky USB networking key is alive and well. In fact, it was CES when we saw its latest incarnation -- iTwin...
iTwin Connect updated with Mac support, offers inter-OS personal VPNs

Kainy remote desktop app brings PC games to Android (video)

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Watching Skyrim run smooth and sweet on a Tegra 3 slate did a lot to re-kindle our excitement for remote gaming on mobile devices. Hoping to cash in on that buzz, a $5 app called "Kainy" has appeared on Google Play that promises to bring PC games to Android...
Kainy remote desktop app brings PC games to Android (video)

Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: Screen Sharing adds drag and drop file transfers

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Remote Screen Sharing is enhanced in this summer's release of OS X Mountain Lion, adding support for drag and drop file transfers between the viewer and the remote desktop and enhancing support for virtual displays....
Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: Screen Sharing adds drag and drop file transfers

Microsoft Targeting OnLive over Windows Remote Virtualization Licensing

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Over the past couple of months, we've been covering OnLive's efforts to bring remote virtualization of Windows applications to the iPad, offering access to Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, and Flash-enabled web browsing through Windows 7. OnLive may, however, be running into some difficulties with Microsoft over its offerings, with ZDNet...
Microsoft Targeting OnLive over Windows Remote Virtualization Licensing

Screens 2.0: The best VNC app for Mac and iOS

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Click to view slideshow. The App Store is the home to many VNC apps that let you run your desktop using your iOS device. Some quite good, but most too clunky, slow and cumbersome. Edovia’s Screens app for the Mac and iOS, first released more than two years ago, has...
Screens 2.0: The best VNC app for Mac and iOS

One year later, Amazon’s Android Appstore boasts 31K apps and millions sold

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Amazon is celebrating the first anniversary of its Android Appstore launch by putting a bunch of its most popular titles on sale. The company revealed that it now sports 31,000 apps on the store, up from 4,000 at launch, and that customers have purchased millions of apps. Unfortunately, Amazon isn’t...
One year later, Amazon’s Android Appstore boasts 31K apps and millions sold

What does BYOD mean for your business?

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Spurred on by mass-market consumer adoption of smartphones, bringing your own device into the workplace has become a mainstream phenomenon. At its most basic level, this typically means setting up an iPhone or Android device to connect to an Exchange ActiveSync service, and using it to get corporate push mail,...
What does BYOD mean for your business?
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