Get your own virtual desktop with AlwaysOnPC

This powerful app lets you control a cloud-based desktop PC running Fedora Linux

By Brent W. Hopkins, PC World |  Software, Android apps, virtual desktop

This app provides the best document viewing and editing experience of any Android app I have tested. Since it uses the robust and mature OpenOffice suite, almost every office file type works very well. Some Microsoft formatting may occasionally render imperfectly, but that is true to an even greater extent in other apps.

It's worth noting that AlwaysOnPC is also available on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, and on Mac, Windows, and Linux PCs. This means that you can access your remote desktop from just about anywhere that has an Internet connection.

Of course, there is a downside: If you don't have an Internet connection, you won't be able to use AlwaysOnPC. So if you really need to have local copies of your files, make sure they are synced to your Dropbox folder.

As long as you have a data connection, AlwaysOnPC is a great way to get some desktop-powered work done with your Android device.

You might also want to check out Quickoffice Mobile or Documents to Go.

Do you have an Android app you'd like me to review? Contact Brent W. Hopkins on Facebook or on Twitter as @brentwhopkins.

You might also like other articles by Brent W. Hopkins.


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