How to: Control your PC remotely from an iPhone

The small form factor. The touchscreen. The beautiful, high-res display. The iPhone just might be the perfect handheld device for remotely accessing and controlling your PC, which is why it should come as no surprise that an enterprising hacker has already made it possible to do just that. Nate True at made a few changes to TightVNC, a remote access client, allowing iPhone users to access their PC desktop via Safari. Using the iPhone’s touchscreen you can drag, drop and zoom, accessing and manipulating your PC remotely. I’m not sure how useful this will actually turn out to be, though it sure as heck looks like it would be a lot of fun to play around with.

For more on remote PC access via the iPhone:
– see this tutorial at

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