Friday, April 18, 2014

What's Google got to do with games?

Video from Google Developers Summit keynote, connecting you with the gaming community. How to use Google's latest technologies to build, distribute, promote, and monetize your games.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

What's New in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Released on April 17, 2014, Ubuntu 14.04 is the latest Long Term Support release of the world's most popular open-source operating system.

See What's New in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Remote control Windows from Ubuntu Linux with Chrome Remote Desktop

With Chrome Remote Desktop "Enable remote connection" on Windows PC (refer to the last post), you can remote control it from Linux PC with Chrome Remote Desktop.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Remote access shared computer using Chrome Remote Desktop app on Android

The video show how to setup Chrome Remote Desktop on shared computer (running Windows 8.1) to enable remote access with PIN. Then you can control your computer remotely using Chrome Remote Desktop App on Android device.

In shared computer, Windows 8.1 in this example:
  • You need to log-in with a Google account.
  • Install Chrome Remote Desktop in Google Chrome.
  • Run the Chrome Remote Desktop App in Chrome's App pane.
  • Click the Get Started button in "My Computer" box.
  • Click "Enable remote connection".
  • Enter and re-enter the PIN you want, then OK.
  • You will be ask to grant permission by Windows.
  • Your computer, win-8b in this example, will be shown in "My Computer" box.
In Android:
  • Simple install Chrome Remote Desktop App.
  • Run it and select the same Google account in computer side.
  • You can see the computer, win-8b, in the list.

The following video show remote control shared PC from Android Phone. In this example, the Android phone connect Internet using 3G network. The shared PC running Windows 8.1, with Chrome Remote Desktop installed and setup "Enable remote connection", power-on with internet connection (via home network), even have not log-in Windows session, no any port forwarding setting on router. 

You can also access your shared Windows from Ubuntu Linux, read next post "Remote control Windows from Ubuntu Linux with Chrome Remote Desktop".

Related: Share computer desktop with Chrome Remote Desktop

Share computer desktop with Chrome Remote Desktop

Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.  Computers can be made available on an short-term basis for scenarios such as ad hoc remote support, or on a more long-term basis for remote access to your applications and files.  All connections are fully secured.

Chrome Remote Desktop is fully cross-platform.  Provide remote assistance to Windows, Mac and Linux users, or access your Windows (XP and above) and Mac (OS X 10.6 and above) desktops at any time, all from the Chrome browser on virtually any device, including Chromebooks.

This video show installation and setup Chrome Remote Desktop on Windows 8.1 to be shared. And install and setup on Ubuntu to access the shared Windows desktop.

Related: Access shared computer using Chrome Remote Desktop app on Android