Ever since the very first remote controls were invented, we’ve been fascinated with operating our gadgets wirelessly. The very nature of the iPhone’s touch screen gives it a great deal of potential as a remote control. Whether that’s as a virtual trackpad, an extra keypad, or a fully fledged remote view of your desktop.
Today we’ll be looking at a few of the different options available for controlling your computer with an iPhone. This won’t be an extensive look at media remotes – rather those that offer control of your whole machine.
Many of us run a blog in some form or another. Whether it’s related to the industry in which you work, keeping track of interesting snippets you find online, or simply a showcase of funny giraffe pictures, the primary method for updating your blog is usually through a web interface. Various desktop blogging applications are available, but your iPhone is also a capable tool for posting updates and links, moderating comments, and keeping track of statistics.
Today we’ll be covering various different iPhone apps and techniques that can help you become a truly mobile blogger!
As it becomes more common for people to have information spread across multiple devices, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep track of all your data. It is for this reason that many people are making the move to keeping everything in one central place – the cloud.
You can already sync iCal and your iPhone together each time you plug your phone into your computer, but if you don’t regularly sync your iPhone, then this wireless alternative may be perfect for you. This how-to will teach you how to keep your iPhone or iPod Touch calendar and iCal in perfect sync using Google Calendar, removing the need for a costly Mobile Me subscription.