younity is an easy and free app that enables your computer to work like a home media server, giving you access to all your media files on your computer from your iPhone or iPad. You do not need to sync your files in order to have the latest photos, videos or files whatsoever.

Your computer itself acts as your storage repository and with the younity app, you will be able to access your files remotely. This means you need an Internet connection though to be able to access the files in real time.

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With younity, all files are kept secure and private on your own computers. Like how? younity just creates a connection to let users access their remotely. This means that you have access to all of your files without taking up any space on your iPhone or iPad.

You can connect multiple computers and younity will organize all of your files across all of your connected computers into a single, easy to browse menu. Pretty slick, right? One does not have to be technically inclined in order to make this work.

The younity app handles organization and other functionalities behind the scenes. Users only need to access their files which is what the purpose of the younity is in the first place.

Your friends can also share your files to friends and family through the app.

Download younity for FREE at: www.getyounity.com

It is a fact that Linux has a strong foothold in the server market today including an increasing number of companies and government institutions standardizing on it. Remote access is quite popular amongst support services because it enables support staff to easily troubleshoot a recipient client’s system without having to go to where the recipient client is located.

Simply put, one can do troubleshooting on the client machine right on one’s PC. This is why remote desktop connections are popular. You may be familiar with remote desktop connections when it comes to Windows. However, other operating systems like Linux can also be accessed using such service.

Bomgar is certified on multiple Linux distros and unlike some solutions that stop with basic support, it offers largely the same features for Linux as it does for Windows. So why Bomgar? What makes them different from the rest?

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Not all remote desktop connection clients can simplify support like Bomgar does. It lets technicians control remote computers, servers, smartphones and network devices over the internet or network through an easy to use user interface. The functionalities are self explanatory and one can actually initiate a remote connection to the destination client with ease.

Regarding firewall issues, although firewalls block incoming traffic, they do allow outbound traffic. Through a Bomgar Box, both end to end users can send outbound traffic thereby providing instant support to any computer in the world without the worries and hassle of bypassing firewall problems.

One of Bomgar’s well known clients who uses their product is Zappos.com who uses their remote desktop client in order for their support representatives to work efficiently considering they are a a Linux based call center.

Download a free trial of this secure Linux remote support software to try it out yourself. It includes Windows remote support as well as Linux, Mac OS, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile all from one screen. Check it out!

Which one would you choose? A laptop or a desktop? I would say it depends on the user. For a programmer like me, I would say I prefer the desktop over the laptop anytime. I can move more freely when using the desktop and it is really ideal for developing purposes.

laptops are more for presentation and style ;). At least that is how I see them. Budget wise, desktops cost cheaper and are more flexible than laptops in terms of hardware upgrades. Laptops are obviously more portable than desktops, so the more important question is whether or not you need portability.

If people in your household will want to use the computer in different rooms, a laptop is an ideal option. If you plan to move the computer infrequently, a desktop is a better buy for your money.

Still, despite the few points I mentioned it really boils down to one’s preference, where one finds a laptop or desktop of greater use than the other is up to the person.

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