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7. Enhance the PC Experience > A Remote Control for Your PC

A Remote Control for Your PC

Control media playback and PC applications from your phone.

One of the coolest mobile phone hacks is to use the phone as a remote control for your PC. Why would anybody want to do that? Isn’t the keyboard and mouse enough to “control” the PC? Well, as it turns out, there are at least a couple of reasons you’d want to control your PC via a wireless device:

  • You can use the PC to run PowerPoint presentations, software demonstrations, and/or photo slideshows for an audience. To capture the audience’s attention and convey your messages effectively, it is important that you control the presentation PC remotely while you are walking across the room. Dedicated presentation remote control device are available for purchase; however, the mobile phone eliminates the need for those separate gadgets.


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