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Which device can't you access your Chromebook from? Until now, the answer was any other kind of PC, but even that's not true anymore. Sure, your Windows laptop or MacBook might be capable of more than a cheap Chromebook, but now, as long you've got Chrome installed on it, you can access anything y...

January 16th 2015 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Google said it would allow both iOS and Android users to leverage its Chrome Remote Desktop feature on-the-go, but Apple faithful have yet to get the chance... until today. Once you've installed the desktop app from the Chrome Web Store, access to that machine with an iPhone or iPad is a few taps...

January 12th 2015 at 11:43pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft promised that it would put out a Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone, and it's making good on its word -- provided you're an early adopter, anyway. The company has released a Remote Desktop Preview that requires Windows Phone 8.1 (which itself is considered a preview) just to run. If al...

April 23rd 2014 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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While we'd seen rumblings that it was in beta testing, Google's Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android made its official debut today. This means that those who fancy Mountain View's mobile OS can take a gander at files that reside on a Windows or Mac machine that's safely docked in the office. The...

April 16th 2014 at 3:12pm 0 Comments
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The desktop versions of Chrome make it easy to access remote PCs (and Chromebooks) linked together by your Google account, but this feature hasn't yet made the trek across to Chrome's mobile manifestations. We know that an official Android "Chromoting" app (an early build of which is shown in the...

January 17th 2014 at 1:22pm 0 Comments
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When Microsoft said that it would release its Remote Desktop app for Android and iOS, it left many scratching their heads -- what, no Windows Phone version? There's no need to worry, though, as the company has just promised The Next Web that it's writing a client for its own mobile platform. Redmo...

October 19th 2013 at 7:37am 0 Comments
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Microsoft has released its Remote Desktop app for iOS. The recently announced product is a free download, allowing users to access their desktop apps and documents directly from their Apple devices. As Windows struggles to expand its market reach thanks to the Surface tablet, allowing Microsoft lo...

October 17th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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In a press release announcing a new wave of enterprise cloud solutions for the fall, Microsoft has (perhaps inadvertently) let it be known that its Remote Desktop client will be coming to iOS later this month. Microsoft has long made its Remote Desktop client for OS X, but in discussing its new en...

October 9th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments