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Want to try out the Windows 8 Metro interface on your Android tablet? Splashtop wants that for you as well. The company previously released a Windows 8 Metro testbed for the iPad back in April, and now it has one for Android devices, which is available in the Google Play Store. To try it out for yourself, you’ll need a PC with the Windows 8 Release Preview installed, but once you have that taken care of, you’ll be able to poke around (pun!) Microsoft’s new touch interface. Swipe from the left for multitask app switching Swiping slowly from the left will two apps side-by-side Among... Read more...
Windows 8? On an iPad? It might sound bogus at first -- perhaps even dirty -- but it's going to happen, come heck or high water. Splashtop is known for bringing operating systems to places they weren't designed to go, and now they're turning an iPad into a Windows 8 tablet with native Metro UI touch gestures for Win8 app developers. All you need is an iPad, a copy of Win8 Consumer Preview and this software. "Since Apple's App Store generates over 80% of all tablet app revenue, nearly every software developer that writes apps for tablets has an iPad," noted Mark Lee, Splashtop CEO and co-founder.... Read more...
In today's increasingly connected world, leaving a file "behind" is becoming ever more unacceptable. Can't access it remotely? You're doing it wrong. All kidding aside, Splashtop has made a business of keeping folks within arm's reach of their files regardless of their physical location, and now that same gesture is being delivered to the Mac operating system. The company just launched Remote Desktop for Mac, enabling Mac-to-PC and Mac-to-Mac remote access from a private network or across the Internet. Currently Splashtop Remote Desktop enables millions of mobile devices, from tablets to smartphones,... Read more...
Remote access is a beautiful thing, and Splashtop has been enabling it for a long time. Today, the company has announced the release of its Splashtop Remote Desktop for Windows that will enable PC-to-PC and PC-to-Mac remote access from a private network or across the Internet, free of charge. SplashTop currently enables millions of iOS and Android mobile devices to remotely access PCs and Macs with true HD video and full audio, and with the addition of Windows PC support, will largely have this market on a string. Splashtop Remote Desktop eliminates the need to transfer, convert or sync files... Read more...
With the explosion of "the cloud," remote access has become a sector where lots of growth is taking place. And as more and more media goes hosted on connected storage devices, people will become increasingly interested in pulling down data from remote locations. Splashtop has been a big player in the market, and while the company sought first to provide Windows users with the ability to access their home PC files while on an iPad or iPhone, they're today extending that support to Macs. It's a bit backwards we guess, but we'll take it. Splashtop Remote Desktop software now supports OS X, which means... Read more...
What if there were a way to access all of the files on your Windows PC, while on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch? That would definitely be amazing, but you're probably thinking a certain place down below would freeze over prior to something like this happening. Not so. Splashtop, a company that was known as DeviceVM in a prior life, has just released a new app into the App Store that actually enables the previously described scenario to be lived out. Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPhone and iPod touch connects your device to your Windows PC for a seamless remote desktop experience, enabling users... Read more...
Acer plans to use Splashtop's InstantView technology in its new ultraportable business class notebooks. InstantView is based on the Splashtop OS instant-on platform. Designed and customized by Acer, InstantView will provide business users with instant access to their laptops within seconds of pressing the power button. In this instant-on environment, users can view Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint documents. You'll also be able to view previously exported Outlook information, Microsoft Office files, PDF documents, and screen shots off-line. InstantView will be included on the TravelMate TimelineX... Read more...
You've heard of DeviceVM. You may not know of it, but if you follow netbooks, notebooks and/or operating systems, you've probably heard of a little thing called "Splashtop," an instant-on OS that has made its made onto a great many machines now. But the world is changing--CPUs are getting faster, operating systems are getting lighter, and it's becoming more and more important for instant-on OS makers to really prove their worth. In order to stay one step ahead of the competition, DeviceVM has decided to support Intel and Nokia's mishmash system, MeeGo. The Linux-based system is apt to boom in the... Read more...
You might remeber the name "Splashtop" from when DeviceVM, made a, er, splash, with DeviceVM's announcement last October that it was partnering with Asus to integrate the light-weight Splashtop OS into Asus motherboards. Asus calls the technology "Express Gate," and includes it with a number of its motherboards. Beginning in June, Asus will be integrating Splashdot/Express Gate into a some of its laptop models as well. "Splashtop software enables users to browse the web, watch videos, listen to music, chat with friends, share photos, and more - just seconds after turning on their PC. Express Gate... Read more...
Splashtop OS Debuts with ASUS -- Splashtop provides unique rapid-boot internet solutions for ASUS’ P5E3 WiFi-AP Motherboard -- Fremont, CA (October 10, 2007) - DeviceVM, a San Jose-based company developing rapid-start computing technologies, announced today its collaboration with ASUS, the leading worldwide motherboard, components and notebook manufacturer to integrate Splashtop’s platform into upcoming motherboards, starting with the ASUS P5E3 Deluxe/WiFi-AP. Splashtop is a new technology developed by DeviceVM that enables users to boot their PCs and access the Internet in seconds. ASUS is branding... Read more...