LogMeIn is a remote desktop utility that lets you access your home or work computer when you’re away from the house or office. The company offers a free client that you can install on a Mac or PC that lets you login from almost any web browser. Or you can pay for software that provides additional features like file transfers or lets you login from a desktop app, an iPhone, or other device.
CNet reports that the folks behind LogMeIn are hoping to work out deals with netbook makers and wireless providers to preload the LogMeIn Ignition client on mini-laptops. The idea would be to introduce more users to the software while providing netbook users, many of whom will not be using their netbooks as their primary computers, with a way to access their documents and settings on their other computers.
LogMeIn Ignition is a desktop application that lets users access any computer with LogMeIn installed without launching a web browser. The program usually costs $39.95 per year or $7.95 per month. But I’m guessing that if LogMeIn manages to strike any deals with computer makers you’ll probably be able to use the service for free for some period of time before you have to kick in any cash.