Splashtop Brings Remote Desktop Access to webOS Phones

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A new remote desktop app is bound for the market, courtesy of Splashtop. Splashtop Remote for webOS gives HP Palm Pre 2 and HP Palm Pre Plus owners full mobile access to their Mac or PC desktop.

Splashtop Remote LogoSplashtop already has apps available for Android and iOS, and it is now extending its range with the new webOS version, which showcases comparable features to its sister versions.

Features and Functions
Splashtop Remote for webOS fully supports audio and video playback, meaning users can remotely watch movies and listen to music stored on their desktop via their webOS device.

Splashtop also lets users run their desktop applications and access and manage files, with an interface that employs webOS’s touch scheme and set of gestures and controls. This feature gives Splashtop Remote users the possibility of opening and editing Microsoft Office documents on their mobile device, and provides access to Microsoft Outlook.

The remote access also lets users play flash and PC games through a streaming technology that Splashtop has developed.

Splashtop CEO Mark Lee spoke on the company’s desire for widespread availability, and further accessibility now that it is featured on three different mobile operating systems, saying in a statement: “Our support for HP’s webOS is an important milestone in that direction.”

The webOS version of Splashtop Remote is currently available in the HP App Store for $5. It requires devices running webOS 2.1 or higher. Mac’s must be running OS X 10.6 or higher, and a PC must have Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP to connect.




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