With HippoRemote Pro, your iPhone controls your computer like a wireless mouse and keyboard. There are other remote control apps, but this is the best.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "remote control."
iPhone Developer Spotlight: Jonathan Mulcahy
AppCraver recently spoke with Jonathan Mulcahy, of mulcahy.org. He shares his experiences developing for the iPhone and iPod touch.
When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Did you have previous experience as a developer?
TapNext Puts Presentations in your Hand
TapNext joins the crowd of presentation apps by giving you a remote control for PowerPoint, Apple's Keynote or OpenOffice.org Impress.
TapNext is nothing to shout about in terms of design, but this iPhone app gets the job done.
Control Your Computer with Mouse / Trackpad apps for iPhone or iPod touch
Remote Mice and Trackpads – The last time I went to my local coffee shop to slurp a large Sumatra, with a splash of free Wi-Fi, I realized I had forgotten my wireless mouse. I’m not fond of using trackpads, especially the one on my Dell, so I broke out my iPhone and went to work with that instead.
Air Mouse Pro Pops, Locks and Loads
I haven’t been as enthused about an app as I am with Air Mouse Pro, from R.P.A. Tech, in a long time. Air Mouse Pro transforms your iPhone or iPod touch into a wireless air mouse, trackpad and remote control for iTunes and other apps.
Rowmote Will Make You Hug Your Macs
Rowmote - Most advertising and marketing messages I encounter registers as background noise somewhat akin to what you’d hear in a crowded mall around the holiday season. You see messages everywhere on your television, favorite websites, mobile phone, billboards, airline tray-backs, and even urinals.
Snatch: Control Your Computer with an iPhone Trackpad
Snatch, from Hoofien, turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a wireless track pad for your Mac or PC. It's an intriguing idea and I'm a fool for any app that enables me to connect my iPhone to my desktop or other computers and do "insanely great things."
The first step is to download the free Snatch Server software and install it.
Metamenu Remote Contols Your Mac or PC DVD Player
Metabeam's Metamenu Remote for DVDs does two things, both of them well, but determining if the app is right for you mainly depends on whether you want to watch DVDs on your desktop, as well as the DVD player software you have.
VLC Remote Puts Your Media in the Palm of Your Hand
If you're interested in remote controlling the audio and video stored on your desktop or home server, you'll want to check out Hobbyist software's VLC Remote as an alternative to Apple's Remote app, especially if you have a Linux machine.
Power Keys Allows Full Remote Control of Your Mac
One of the most useful, and universally loved apps in the App Store is the Apple remote, which allows you to remotely control iTunes from your iPhone. But what about controlling Pandora, PowerPoint or any other Desktop or Web App?
The iPhone As a Universal Controller
Last week, AT&T announced that they are working on ways to use the iPhone as a remote control for their Uverse high speed internet / cable system. This strikes us as a great potential area for iPhone integration.