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Parallels Access 3.0 Adds File Sharing, Apple Watch Support And Remote Gaming Capabilities

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.

How To Control Anything On Your Mac With Your iPhone

Controlling your computer from your mobile device is nothing new, but a few notable apps have popped up for iOS and Mac over the last year or so that make it a truly awesome experience. Let’s take a look at some of the best apps that give you control of your Mac in the palm of your hand.

Parallels Access 2.5 Controls Your Remote Computer From Any Browser

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).

How To Manage Staff Who Work Remotely

Technology makes it easier to manage staff in multiple locations, but that doesn’t mean it’s a set-and-forget affair. Here are some tips to make the process easier.

Run Any Macro On Your Mac Remotely From Your iOS Device

Controlling your Mac from your iPhone isn’t exactly something new, but it’s been pretty limited so far. Blogger Sayz Lim shares a post on controlling all kinds of aspects on your Mac using Keyboard Maestro, IFTTT, Dropbox, Hazel, Drafts and Launch Center Pro.

Remotely Lock Your Mac With A Launch Center Pro Shortcut

Putting your Mac to sleep from your phone is handy when you leave the room and forget to secure your computer. Blogger Rick Stawarz shows that it’s easy to make this happen using the iPhone app, Launch Center Pro, then Dropbox and Hazel on your Mac.

How To Get The Best Experience From TeamViewer

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.

Chorus Is A Powerful Web-Based Remote Control For XBMC

Chorus is an add-on for XBMC that lets you remotely manage, build playlists, queue up videos, organise your library and do just about anything you want with your media centre. And you can do it all from the comfort of a browser window on another device.

Ask LH: How Can I Access The Contents Of My Phone At Work?

Hi Lifehacker, Recently at work, they banned mobile phones from coming on to site. I work on a PC a lot of the time so I was wondering if there are any apps out there that could come in useful to access my phone via a browser or to get notifications sent.

Remotely Put Your Mac To Sleep From Your iPhone Using Drafts

Do you often forget to put your Mac to sleep before getting up and walking away? David Sparks shows off a clever way to remotely put it to sleep using Drafts, Dropbox and Hazel.

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