By Anne Shenton
Remote access tools allow you to connect to your PC or Mac from another computer or mobile device. You can access all of your files, programs and see your desktop as it appears on your actual PC.
We’ve written about remote access tools like GoToMyPC and LogMeIn before, but none have been offered for free on iPad and iPhone until now. LogMeIn now offers its iOS app for free in the app store. If you already have an account with LogMeIn, you can download the app here.
If you aren’t already using LogMeIn, you can get started in just a few short steps. Setting up an account is free and easy.
1. Go to LogMeIn.com and register for a free account.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions to setup your computer for remote access.
3. Download the LogMeIn app on your iPhone or iPad. (There’s an Android version … Keep reading
By Neil Jones
One of our Tech Tips readers recently wrote in asking our opinion on purchasing document management software for her law firm. She wanted the ability to enter client information in a spreadsheet and create forms that would be automatically populated with the clients’ information. Through her research, she found she could do these things with programs in Microsoft Office. She wanted to know if she should purchase a piece of software for $900*, or try to build her own system with Microsoft Word and Excel.
(*The size of the organization greatly influences the options available. Document management solutions can easily cost thousands depending on the number of users and features involved).
I consulted Neil Jones, one of our network engineers who has worked with several law firms. Here’s what he had to say:
“Yes, technically you can do what you need to with Microsoft Word and Excel, using templates in … Keep reading