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Lilbits (3-20-2015): Amazon Unlocked could be Prime for Android apps and games

Amazon Prime is a service that lets you pay an annual fee to get free 2-day shipping and access to thousands of streaming movies, TV shows, eBooks, songs, eBooks, and other content. Soon it could also include access to Android apps that would normally cost money. Or maybe Amazon plans to launch a standalone service […]

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Chrome Remote Desktop now lets you control Chromebooks (from other PCs)

Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop app for the Chrome web browser lets you remote control another PC with the browser (and app) running. But up until recently you’ve only been able to use it to remote control a Windows or Mac computer. Now you can remotely login into a Chromebook as well. You’ve always been able to […]

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Lilbits (4-2-2014): Reversible USB cables and MIPS-based wearables

ARM-based chips get a lot of love from makers of smartwatches and other wearable devices, and Intel is making its own play for the wearable space. But Imagination Technology doesn’t want you to forget about MIPS-based processors. The company points out that it’s already partnering with Google to support the upcoming Android Wear platform for wearables… […]

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Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android heads to the Play Store soon

Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop add-on lets you remote control any PC with the Chrome web browser from another computer running Chrome. But up until now if you’ve wanted to remote control a PC from a mobile device like a phone or tablet, you’ve needed to look elsewhere. That could soon change. Google’s been working on […]

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Chromoting app will let you control your PC, Chromebook from Android

Google’s Chrome web browser for Chrome OS, Windows, Mac, and Linux has a feature that lets the browser act like a remote desktop utility. Basically you can use Chrome Remote Desktop to login to another computer with Chrome installed and remote control that device from your web browser. Soon you’ll be able to do it from […]

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Google is turning Chrome Remote Desktop into a packaged app (native app)

Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop is a tool that lets you remotely login to nearly any computer running a Chrome web browser. You can see and control the remote desktop on your screen, which comes in handy if you’re helping someone troubleshoot problems over the internet, or if you need to access files you left on […]

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Chrome Remote Desktop lets you remote control any PC with a Chrome web browser

Google has released a new extension for the Chrome web browser that lets you remote control any other computer running Chrome. There are plenty of other remote desktop applications, but the Chrome Remote Desktop beta has a few things going for it. First, it’s free. Second, it works with PC, Mac, or Linux — and […]