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Topic # 119734 11-Jun-2013 17:15
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Which is the best app to control a laptop (1080p) from my galaxy s4?

Ideally works over home wifi so I feel safe not needing to route data thru cyber space?

Edit: additional info: laptop running win 7




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  Reply # 834368 11-Jun-2013 18:19
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What app are you trying to control or do you want a mouse and keyboard on your phone that can be used to control the PC?




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What app are you trying to control or do you want a mouse and keyboard on your phone that can be used to control the PC?




CPU: Intel 3770k| RAM: F3-2400C10D-16GTX G.Skill Trident X |MB:  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB | GFX: GV-N660OC-2GD gv-n660oc-2gd GeForce GTX 660 | Monitor: Qnix 27" 2560x1440

 

 




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  Reply # 834374 11-Jun-2013 18:25
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Mainly need to select files and folders to play on windows media player




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  Reply # 834375 11-Jun-2013 18:26
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Laptop running Windows 7 64




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  Reply # 834385 11-Jun-2013 18:41
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Unified remote in the play store is what you are after.




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  Reply # 834460 11-Jun-2013 20:41
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Big fan of unified remote. It has multiple modules including app specific ones (eg Media Centre and VLC to name a couple).

Quite handy too to do basic data entry, works with the android 4.2 'swype' keyboard too.

If that fails (which I highly doubt) there are a lot of other free and paid apps on the play store.



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  Reply # 834487 11-Jun-2013 21:17
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Tried it ... Pretty awesome! Thanks!




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