Remote Desktop is probably one of the most used feature in the IT industry to manage servers and provide technical support to the end-users. From one physical location, Remote Desktop allows an administrator to take control of any workstations or servers anywhere, as long as the equipment is online. There are a lot of options available, the most popular are, MS Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), VNC, Teamviewer, Join.me, GotoMyPC and LogMeIn. Although, LMI was a good option until they discontinued their free version.
Part of the Google ecosystem, Chrome Remote Desktop is worth a look for its simplicity to setup and it is widely supported. Although not all Operating Systems and devices can host the CRD service, anything that runs Chrome should be able to connect to another computer hosting the CRD service. Read full post →Use Chrome Remote Desktop To Access Your Computer
There are a few software options to stream content to the TV, just to name a few, XBMC, Windows Media Center and MythTV (Linux based). As cool and functional as they are none of them support remote streaming as Plex Media Server does. It is based on a client-server architecture or act as a middle tier server. The content is centralized and served from the Plex Media Server within your local network as easily as from a remote connection over the internet. Moreover, Plex clients are not limited to PCs or laptops, there are Plex app for the most popular mobile platforms and streaming devices.
Let’s get started. Read full post →How To Install Plex Media Server