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  1. Stupifier

    Stupifier Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    There are all of these app's out there that allow you to control your computer from your phone (using VNC and others). This is all well and good....but there are no shortcuts to do anything on these apps. Whatever you are trying to do on your computer takes way too many screens/clicks to be truly efficient by using your phone. You most certainly are able to do it with your phone.....but hell...it was way more complicated than it had to be.

    **DOES BELOW APP EXIST?**
    I would LOVE to just touch a shortcut on my home screen that would send a couple of keystrokes to my computer. Or telling my computer to open a particular program from a shortcut created on my android phones Home screen. This would be amazing. I could tell my computer to run whatever task from my phone QUICKLY...without having to jump hoops through screenshots/mouseclicks/keyboard on VNC app's......

    Using this, you would no longer need all these separate video/music player control apps...you could just wire hotkeys/scripts to be run to control ANYTHING. I could send a keystroke to minimize/maximize a window....pause iTunes....Give a song 3 star rating....open a particular site...

    I'm just trying to turn my phone into a much better remote for my computer.....all current apps seem to fail horribly.
     

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  2. treborcj

    treborcj Well-Known Member

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    I use a combination of RemoteDroid and myRemote to control my HTPC. Hope this helps.
     
  3. Stupifier

    Stupifier Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Already checked em, thanks though. I do not know why these app developers don't think you would want a hotkey to do some of these functions from your homescreen. you still have to open the app and navigate using only the pre-designed keys in the app. No customization whatsoever.......I want more power! lol

    Edit: So far, I see one program that is a little bit closer.
    http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.mobisters.android.remote.client

    gPad Remote allows you to create your own buttons of key sequences you specify. Still don't know why developer wouldn't allow the buttons to be placed on the homescreen as shortcuts though. So much more convenient.

    Still looking for a real solution though...
     

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