Google releases Chrome Remote Desktop for Android from




Google has released Chrome Remote Desktop for Android. Users can now remotely control their Windows, Linux or OS X system with their Android smartphone. Previously, it was only from the Chrome desktop browser.

Google makes the news published on the Google Chrome Blog. The application is available immediately and an iOS version to come out later in the year. Although Chrome Remote Desktop is an extension of the Chrome browser, there is logging without the Chrome browser is open. The Remote Desktop A background process facilitates remote management. To use Google Chrome Remote Desktop Chrome extension must be installed on the remote desktop, and can be accessed from another device using the Chrome extension or the Android application for this purpose.

Similar services are already available for Android, such as LogMeIn and TeamViewer. LogMeIn is no longer free to use since a while; TeamViewer is still. In contrast to these two services Chrome Remote Desktop offers the ability to send to the browser or application remotely logged. Noise of the Remote Desktop LogMeIn has that option too, but before that must be paid. In contrast LogMeIn and TeamViewer support or wake-on-lan, Chrome Remote Desktop is not.

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