Spotlight: Unified Remote turns your Android smartphone into a powerful PC controller


Developer: Unified IntentsDownload: Android (Free / Paid)
Category: ToolsPrice: Free / $2.99

Unified Remote runs on Android and is an universal remote control app for your computer that comes pre-loaded with support for over 90 programs. With it, you can simulate mouse & keyboard control, use media players, control presentations, handle screen mirroring, establish power control, and get to grips with pretty much everything else you do on a desktop. Way cool!

To make the app work, you go through a basic server and app setup, installing the former on your PC and the latter on your smartphone. The two talk over Wi-Fi. The server, which runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux is secured with password protection and encryption. There's Wake On LAN support as well, to let one easily fire up the server.

Although it's free to use, a full version license for Unified Remote can be purchased, unlocking possibilities for custom remotes, widgets and quick actions, voice commands, IR & NFC-based actions, and Android Wear support (includes Quick Actions, Voice control, and a touchpad simulation).

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6 Comments

1. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

The beauty of Android!!: Where are the iBashers? Android FTW!

2. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Apple claimed NFC and IR Blaster is useless untill they introduced Apple Pay! Sorry for the iPhans who always get late and retarded features - features than Fandroids already enjoyed a long, long time ago! When it finally arrives on iOS it suddenly turns from "gimmick" to "innovation"!!

4. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

This article has nothing to do with Apple. Don't be that guy

3. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

I've been using this app for about a year now, its simply amazing. Its really a life saver during family gatherings when the family needs your laptop connected to the TV as a source of entertainment.

5. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

I simply stated the beauty of Android which iPhans bash alot. Simple!

6. pegasso

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

i agree. this app is useful, since it acts as remote control for your laptop.

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