Remote desktop software makes it possible to control another PC from afar, whether you want to help a relative troubleshoot a nagging software issue, transfer files, or install software across a fleet of business PCs. Luckily there are worthy options to meet a range of scenarios. Read on for our top picks.
Remote desktop services don't come any more robust than this product by iDrive, the online backup company. In fact, iDrive has melded it remote desktop software with its online storage service for backups.
Seagate's Beskar Ingot NVMe drives is a dressed-for-the-Star-Wars-ball version of the FireCuda 530. It's every bit as fast and adds a hefty, Mandalorian-themed heat sink to the mix.
The Teamgroup Cardea A440 Pro is a top-tier drive that impressed us with its performance numbers, but the higher capacities are pricey and then some.
Seagate's Beskar Ingot (FireCuda SE) SSD is attractive, "collectable", and fast. But you pay a pretty penny for the styling and collectability.
MiniTool's ShadowMaker, one of our favorite free backup programs, is much improved, more powerful, and considerably more expensive in its paid tiers.
HMB, or Host Memory Buffer simply means the SSD uses memory from your computing device instead on the drive itself for write caching. This means lower prices with only a small performance hit.
TBW ratings are important to both users and vendors. They give users a handle on the lifespan they can expect from an SSD, and allow vendors to avoid costly replacement if inexpensive drives are used for high-transaction applications.
With some new capabilities and a revamped user interface, ToDo Backup 2022 cements its position as one of our favorite backup programs. There's a free version that covers the basics as well as an affordable annual version with optional online storage.
The Vantrue N4 is the most affordable three-channel dash cam we're aware of. It's 1440p in three-channel mode, and 4K when you drop to two. Captures are workable, if not fantastic, and there's a GPS option.
This friendly, chatty dash cam is affordable for 4K UHD and GPS. It takes takes great video, offers 64GB of internal storage, is easy to use, and sports the friendliest voice notifications in the business. Say no more.
Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection is included with the pricier versions of Windows and works like a charm. You might need to configure your router and LAN on your own if you want access from outside your local network, i.e., when you're on the road.
This phone-centric 1600p, GPS-enabled dash cam is stylish, easy to set up and use, and takes good day and night captures. It also requires an account.
VNC Connect offers the speed of direct connections, as well as portal-based management for only a few bucks per computer. It's not dead easy to set up, but it offers the broadest native operating system support in the industry.
The T7 Shield is the latest, fastest version of Samsung's top-of-the-line portable SSD. It forgoes the fingerprint scanner of the Touch in favor of a toughened outer skin for better survivability in rough environs.