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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Pebble Smartwatch is pretty neat, but it doesn't connect to your computer in very interesting ways. Coder Joseph Schmitt decided to see if it was possible to get a little more out of his Pebble, and figured out a way to launch websites on his computer from the watch itself.

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Managing your own computer from afar or troubleshooting a family member's PC is much easier when you can rely on a good remote desktop utility. This week we're going to look at five of the best remote desktop and management tools, based on your nominations.

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If you have both a Raspberry Pi and an iPad, this tutorial from What a Palaver's Angela Wolff will help you remotely control the Pi with your tablet — from anywhere you have an internet connection. Wolff offers the commands and instructions to set up the Raspberry Pi and iPad for perfect harmony.

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You spend time securing your workplace networks and keeping devices patched, but does the same thing happen for everyone who works from home? Reports of a new range of vulnerabilities in popular routers is a reminder that maintaining security in a flexible workplace can be difficult.

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Dear Lifehacker, When I'm on the road sometimes I need to access files from my computer. I have a remote desktop app, which is handy when i want to do some work from my phone, but is there a service where I can just look through my file tree and download or send a link to the file?