LogMeIn has received an update. I use it all the time to remotely control my PC from the web and from my iPhone when I need to do some remote computing such as downloading the latest iOS version while I'm at work so It'll be primed for when I get home
It's a great app and it's free on iOS, end to end.
the update brings:
*Bluetooth keyboard support
*Host resolution sets to iPad resolution for Windows
*My Cloud Bank enhancements including support for Skydrive and Box
I really recommend this app if you want to access your PC remotely from the web or an iOS device!
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