Chrome: Google's Chrome Remote Desktop has long been a simple way to access your computer from another location. The product is finally out of beta and has added a few extra features.
Chrome Remote Desktop works on Windows, Mac, and Linux as long as you have Chrome installed on the system. Install the extension from the Chrome Web Store and you can use the app to access your desktop remotely or provide troubleshooting help to someone else. The final version adds features including copying and pasting between computers and streaming audio between Windows PCs.
Chrome Remote Desktop is a free download, works wherever Chrome does. To get full desktop access, the computer needs to be running Windows Vista, 7 or 8, or Mac OS X 10.6 or above.