Connect to Any PC Over the Internet With Chrome Remote Desktop

Chrome isn't just for idly clicking through the latest tech news and the viral Vines of the day—it also hides a remote desktop tool that lets you easily get from any device running the browser (or the mobile app) to any other PC running the browser. Here's how to get a connection set up in the space of just a few… » 2/06/15 10:20am 2/06/15 10:20am

New Google App Lets You Control Your Computer From Your iPhone or iPad

The Google Chrome Remote Desktop app that was released to Android users just hit the iOS app store. The app lets you access your computer via the Chrome Remote Desktop app. » 1/12/15 4:44pm 1/12/15 4:44pm

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. » 5/03/14 12:00pm 5/03/14 12:00pm

This Google App Lets You Control Your Computer 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. » 4/17/14 4:20am 4/17/14 4:20am

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] » 6/10/10 11:40pm 6/10/10 11:40pm

ISS Astronauts Get Ultimate Wireless Network, Send First Tweet From…

ISS Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer has sent the first tweet from space. Did he use his pointy nipple antennas to transmit data back to Earth? No. According to NASA, he used the "ultimate wireless connection", which actually is quite clever. » 1/22/10 10:40am 1/22/10 10:40am

How To: Remote Control Your Home Computer From Anywhere With VNC

Using VNC, you can log into your home computer from any machine in the world with web access (including your iPhone) to access files, schedule downloads, and tons more. Here's how. » 4/04/09 12:00pm 4/04/09 12:00pm

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… » 10/01/08 1:00pm 10/01/08 1:00pm

Control Your PC From an iPhone

Here's a free way to control your PC from an iPhone, thanks to Nate True at 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.… » 7/12/07 8:23am 7/12/07 8:23am