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News Posted: Fri, Nov 19 2010 11:43 PM
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 to watch movies, listen to music, or access any other Windows files and programs, including full web browsers with Flash, right from the mobile device. You'll need Wi-Fi in order to access the files, as this setup will not work over 3G. At least not yet, anyway.


What's crazy is that users can even enjoy Flash videos or games on the iPhone as they work through the PC. It's a new workaround to Apple's anti-Flash sentiment, and while it's far from easy, this is definitely a way around the Jobsblock.

Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPhone and iPod touch is available today in the Apple App Store, and it requires iOS 3.2 or later, and will work on the iPhone 4 and 3GS and 3rd generation iPod touch or later.

 Access Your PC Media from an iPhone with Splashtop Remote Desktop

Splashtop unveils first iPhone and iPod touch app to remotely deliver the Windows PC experience, including video and audio

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Splashtop Inc, the leader in mobile access to PC content, today announced the availability of Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPhone and iPod touch. The application connects your iPhone or iPod touch to your Windows PC for a seamless remote desktop experience. Already ranked as the #1 paid business app for the iPad in the U.S., and the #1 paid iPad app overall in many countries in October 2010, Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPhone and iPod touch lets users watch movies, listen to music, or access any other Windows files and programs, including full web browsers with Flash, right from the mobile device. The new application works over a Wi-Fi network, giving users easy access to PC content from any room of the house or office.

    “We have invented technology that lets you put your PC in your pocket”

"We have invented technology that lets you put your PC in your pocket," said Mark Lee, CEO and co-founder of Splashtop Inc. "Picture yourself kicking back on your couch, using your iPhone to watch a Hulu video or to play a Farmville Flash game running on your home PC. You'll have full MS Office capability, too, to satisfy your workaholic soul. What we've built is a seamless bridge between your iPhone and Windows PC. With Splashtop Remote, you won't just have the coolest iPhone on the block, you'll be way more productive too."

With Splashtop Remote Desktop, users can use their iPhone or iPod touch to:

    * See and control your Windows PC like you are directly in front of it
    * Access all Windows files and programs including Microsoft Office without having to sync files
    * Watch videos (including Flash) and listen to music (streaming or from your library)
    * Connect to multiple PCs with the same iPhone or iPod touch app
    * Interact with any Windows application using intuitive controls like touch, pinch and zoom

Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPhone and iPod touch is available today in the Apple App Store. It requires iOS3.2 or later, and will work on the iPhone 4 and 3GS and 3rd generation iPod touch or later.

Splashtop Remote Desktop connects to any device running Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP operating system. Splashtop Remote consists of two components: an application running on the iOS device, and a desktop application running on the PC. To learn more about Splashtop Remote, please visit: http://www.SplashtopRemote.com 
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lifeskills replied on Sat, Nov 20 2010 12:46 PM

Well this is interesting... Looking for a way to keep my folding up while on vacation, but I need it for the android.... Oh well im sure there is another option

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Inspector replied on Sat, Nov 20 2010 2:56 PM

Aww sucks that it only works over wifi. I have been using teamviewer to control my comp on my iphone when im not at home and i need it on for some reason :). This is so much nicer cause it actually sends over everything xD. But again, downside is the dam wifi only :(

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Inspector replied on Sun, Nov 21 2010 6:43 PM

OMG, i can't believe i wasted a dollar on this xD. Teamviewer is so much better and can be used over 3G... ALSO ITS FREE >:(. It laggs over wifi... Only good part is it has sound on it xD.

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