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Microsoft taps iTap as basis for remote desktop apps

Microsoft has picked up iOS, Android, and Mac apps from German developer HLW Software to use as the basis for its own forthcoming remote desktop apps.

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5 free remote desktop apps for Windows 8

Want to access your PC for free when away from the office? Don’t sweat; here are five easy but feature-rich remote desktop Windows 8 apps.

Hands on with Remote Desktop for Google+ Hangouts

Google has integrated a remote desktop support feature to Google+ Hangouts, making it easier to troubleshoot someone else's computer. Here's how the new feature works.

Why VPN logs don't measure worker performance

Yahoo is looking at it wrong. A decade or more into the work from home debate, companies and managers still haven’t figured out how to make it work.

LogMeIn limits freeloaders to 10 PCs. So what?

If you're using LogMeIn to support more than 10 users, it's time to pony up and pay for the service.

How to monitor and manage your PC from any smartphone or tablet

All you need is a mobile device, a data plan, and a few computers that need love and attention.

Splashtop comes to Ubuntu Linux with a speedy remote desktop option

Linux users could see as much as a 10x performance boost over traditional VNC solutions, Splashtop says.

Windows 8 first-month sales outpacing Windows 7, but who's really buying?

Microsoft claims 40 million licenses sold since launch, but that number raises some questions.

How to shop for Cyber Monday deals on your work-issued laptop

Does your IT department block shopping sites? No problem: Just use remote-access software to tunnel through to your shopping-friendly home PC.

United Airlines software glitch strands travelers again

That's the bad news. The good news is that remote-access software can save the day.