Parallels has released the newest version of Parallels Access, introducing the ability to transfer large files from a computer to iOS and Android mobile devices directly. It has also brought out a companion Apple Watch app and an experimental gaming mode for the Access app. Here are the details on the improvements.
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iOS/Android/Web: Parallels Access, the awesome mobile remote desktop tool, is now even more awesome. The new version finally lets you remote control your computer from within any browser (including a Chromebook).
It's no secret that TeamViewer, the remote desktop client for Windows, Mac and Linux, is popular in our neck of the woods. It's free and easy to use, but remote access sometimes feels awkward and sluggish. These tips will make your TeamViewer experience so smooth you'll think your home computer is right in front of you.
As you may have heard, DynDNS is shutting down its free plans, which is a bit of a bummer. Still, those plans are not the only option if you need a hostname to use to access your home computers from anywhere, and you don't want to spend money for it. Here are some alternatives.
LogMeIn, one of our favourite remote desktop tools, has suddenly pulled the plug on the free version. If you want to continue using it, you'll need to pay up or switch to an alternative if you want to continue being able to remotely control your PC from anywhere.
The previously launched Android Device Manager just gained the ability to remotely lock your phone with a new password. You'll have to activate ADM as a device administrator first, so be sure to turn it on before you lose your phone.