"This feat was made possible by a new iPad app I've been testing called Parallels Access, released Tuesday, which can remotely control either a Mac or a Windows PC. It isn't the only iPad app that can remotely control computers, but of the ones I've tested, it does the best job of treating the computer programs it accesses as if they were iPad apps, without sacrificing functionality. The programs continue to reside on the computer, not the iPad.Parallels Access Review: Controlling a PC or Mac, iPad-Style - WSJ.com
Parallels, a company based in Seattle that's best known for its namesake program that allows Macs to run Windows, calls this "applifying" your computer programs. What it means by this is that it adapts them to the iPad's familiar interface, including app launching, touch gestures, scrolling and text selection."
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Parallels Access Review: Controlling a PC or Mac, iPad-Style - WSJ.com
Excerpt from a Walt Mossberg review of Parallels Access