Android Apps

LogMeIn lets Android users control their computers remotely

July 14, 2010 | by Andrew Kameka

Productivity, Tools


LogMeIn Ignition makes it possible control your Windows or Mac computer directly from your phone. The remote desktop Android app has been in beta for a few weeks, but it’s now available in the Android Market for $29.99 for anyone looking to always have a computer within reach.

Ignition makes it possible to open desktop applications, perform functions, and manage files or media without having to sit down at your computer. So whether you’re on the couch or on line at the check-out counter, you can access your computer live on your screen. As the slogan goes, “If it’s on your computer, it’s in the palm of your hand.”

While several apps released recently have required Android 2.0 or higher, you’ll be happy to know that LogMeIn Ignition requires only Android 1.5 or higher. It is also available in the Android Market in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, the UK and the USA.

Download LogMeIn from the Android Market. The price is $29.99 USD and will be converted to your currency.