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05-08-2011, 07:42 PM #1
Free App Alert: Splashtop Remote Desktop
Not quite sure how this one slipped through the cracks, but Splashtop's amazing Remote Desktop for iPhone and iPod touch app is free for three more hours at the App Store!
Splashtop's remote desktop app, which I've been using for a while now, allows users to access and manipulate their desktop computer(s) from their iPhone or iPod Touch. You can use your desktop's web browser, including flash, to watch any format video, and stream your entire music library. The only caveat is that the program only operates over wifi (there is a workaround for this on their website). Other programs like iTeleport: Jaadu VNC, allow users to work over 3G, but also cost $24.99 and don't allow streaming audio and video via your desktops web browser.
Oh, and Splashtop allows you to play PC and Mac games remotely as well...awesome.
Get the app here or hit up the App Store on your iDevice. The iPad version is only $.99 for a limited time as well.
App is still free as of 12:20 a.m. eastern standard time. I'm not sure if the deal will expire at midnight pacific time or when Splashtop decides to end the deal. Anyway, buy for free ASAP!
Last edited by Phillip Swanson; 05-08-2011 at 10:24 PM.
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05-08-2011, 07:54 PM #2
Checking it out now!
05-08-2011, 07:58 PM #3
thx always nice to have a free app like this
05-08-2011, 08:04 PM #4
Looks nicer than some of the paid alternatives out there!My Devices:
iPod Touch 4g 4.1 - Jailbroken
iPad 4.2.1 - Jailbroken
05-08-2011, 08:08 PM #5
can't wait to try it
05-08-2011, 08:12 PM #6
Dude Splashtop is amazing! I bought it a while ago when MMi ran a story on it! (I don't remember when though lol)
Sent from my iPod touch using ModMyi
05-08-2011, 08:24 PM #7
Thanks for the tip =P.
05-08-2011, 08:37 PM #8
Couldn't you just use My3G with it and then use it on 3G?
EDIT: Oh wait, I got the app and now see why it won't work.
Last edited by ptchiem; 05-08-2011 at 08:49 PM.
05-08-2011, 08:48 PM #9
I use this on my Xoom. It is a first class app. Thanks!
05-08-2011, 09:10 PM #10
iDevice + Firmware? 32GB Black iPhone 4 iOS 5.0
Computer + OS? Dell Inspiron 15R 2nd Gen i5, 2.3 Ghz, 750GB HDD, 8GB RAM Windows 7 HP
Found yet? No
05-08-2011, 09:14 PM #11
It does work over 3G, you just have to set up port forwarding. I'm pretty sure they have a tutorial on their website.
05-08-2011, 09:17 PM #12
05-08-2011, 09:25 PM #13
05-08-2011, 09:46 PM #14
my computer is not being detected. i'm entering the ip address shown in the splashtop program when i turn it on on my pc but when i enter that ip to connect to via my iphone, it doesnt detect it.. my firewall is off too, along with any antivirus programs that may be blocking it
05-08-2011, 10:46 PM #15
i just downloaded it!
05-08-2011, 10:49 PM #16
Thanks for sharing. I just downloaded that, it is good, post some more like that.
05-08-2011, 10:55 PM #17
Downloaded, but how is it different from logmein?
05-08-2011, 11:00 PM #18
The price for one. Lol.
05-08-2011, 11:02 PM #19
and im using it right now as im typing lol ... cheers
05-08-2011, 11:27 PM #20
One of the many reasons I love MMi!!!!!! Got it, thanks!!