Splashtop in the News
|Splashtop Review from Tech Radar Pro
In this review, Daniel Blechynden from Techradar, analyzes Splashtop as one of the world’s most popular remote access solutions.
TechRadar - 2020/04/07
|The New Normal: Life in the Age of Coronavirus
Patrick Evans, KESQ News Channel 3 meteorologist, uses Splashtop to connect to the weather system from his own laptop at home.
Coachella Valley Weekly - 2020/04/01
|10 Software Categories in High Demand to Support Remote Work
Splashtop listed as the top 2 most in demand software for supporting WFH by G2.
G2 Research Hub - 2020/04/01
|The Entrepreneurial Way: How to Work from Home
Aside from a high speed internet connection and your computer, smartphone, and printer, technology like Splashtop is what makes working from home possible.
AiUpNow.com - 2020/04/01
|10 Apps Every Work At Home Parent Needs
Splashtop is listed among the top 10 productivity apps working parents need.
BabyGaga.com - 2020/04/01
|COVID19 – Towns Searching for WFH Options
In Seaside Heights, thanks to Splashtop, Borough Administrator Christopher Vaz was able to allow employees to recreate their workplace computer desktops at home, while guarding against hacking with encryption, verification and other cyber security measures.
NJ Advance Media - 2020/04/01
|Indy IT company seeks to help Indiana’s small businesses move to remote work
Indy IT, an IT consulting firm, is using Splashtop in real-time to help clients with their systems, and also helped to get them ready to work from home before the crisis hit.
Indianapolis News - 2020/04/01
|How BDP is keeping the business running during lockdown
In this Q&A, Alistair Kell, principal: IT and process at BDP, explains how Splashtop help his firm get 1,350 staff working remotely in just 48 hours amid the coronavirus crisis.
BIM+ - 2020/03/27
|Tech tools for small firms forced into home working
Adrian Weckler lists Splashtop among the 10 must-have tools for small firms forced into remote work.
Belfast Telegraph Digital - 2020/03/27
|Software and Apps for Working at Home
Annie Pillon from Small Business Trends, recommends Splashtop among the top software programs to efficiently work from home.
Small Business Trends - 2020/03/27
|BBC News Interviewed Splashtop on Enabling Work from Home
Splashtop CEO Mark Lee was recently a guest on BBC’s World Business Report. He joined other business leaders, discussing the global WFH / Work from Home trend.
BBC - 2020/03/24
|Sabbar: Working and voting from home
Kenoshanews highlights Splashtop as a great solution to enable WFH for small businesses.
Kenoshanews - 2020/03/24
|Tips for Architects Working At Home during COVID-19
This article shares an interesting view on how COVID19 has affected architects and how Splashtop can enable architects to maintain their workflow during the COVID19 crisis.
Archdaily - 2020/03/24
|Helping your fleet work from home
Fleetworld emphasizes the importance of putting in place the right infrastructure to enable employees to work from home. Technology is the answer, and Splashtop plays a key role in it.
Fleet World - 2020/03/24
|How to Set Up a Second Screen When Working from Home
In this article from tech.co, Jack Turner highlights Splashtop as a reliable tool to extend tablets as a second screen.
Tech.co - 2020/03/24
|Remote Working Guide for Lawyers as Further Movement Restrictions Loom
The Law Society Information Technology association recommends Splashtop as one of the best affordable tools to implement a Working from Home infrastructure.
The Law Society of Ireland - 2020/03/24
|9 Essential Pieces of Tech for Effective Remote Working
Techradar highlights Splashtop as a great way to help businesses transition from the corporate office to the home office.
TechRadar - 2020/03/18
|How to survive and thrive while working from home
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols recommends Splashtop for remote workers looking for a remote desktop solution. He also provides overall insight on how to set up an efficient WFH workspace.
Computer World - 2020/03/18
|Coronavirus crisis: 10 tech tools for small firms forced into home working by Covid-19
In this article from Independent.i.e., Adrian Weckler lists Splashtop as one of 10 must-have WFH tools for small businesses
Independent.ie - 2020/03/18
|Splashtop Expands Availability of Remote Access Software in Response to Coronavirus
This press release from TecHR Series covers what Splashtop is doing to help during the COVID19 crisis.
TecHR Series - 2020/03/18
|Working from Home 101
This article explores how to set up a productive WFH workspace, and one of the first tools you will need when setting up your WFH workspace is remote access software like Splashtop.
Medium - 2020/03/18
|Free Software and Services During Coronavirus Outbreak
Below is a roundup of all the free upgrades to services and software licenses offered during the Coronavirus Outbreak.
BleepingComputer - 2020/03/18
|29 Free Resources to Help You Work Remotely
Kristin Wilson mentions Splashtop, among many others, as one of the best resources to work remotely.
Medium - 2020/03/18
|COVID-19 Puts Company Cultures to the Test
In this article from CMS Wire, Dom Nicastro writes about how companies like Splashtop Inc. are handling the new normal forced upon them by COVID-19.
CMS Wire - 2020/03/13
|Splashtop Updates Mirroring360 for Large Deployments
Splashtop has launched Mirror Assist and an update to Mirroring360 designed to help larger schools more easily implement and manage the screen sharing solution.
T.H.E. Journal - 2015/02/12
|Splashtop Classroom and Mirroring360: Screen Sharing the Way it Should Be
Splashtop is a service that allows for all sorts of screen sharing. Want to show your iPad screen on your projector? Want to control your desktop computer from you iPad? Want your students to be able to control your desktop? How about having your students share their screens with the class. With Splashtop Classroom and Mirroring360 all of this is possible, regardless of what classroom devices you have.
The Ed Tech Round Up - 2014/10/25
|“If we can make learning fun and fuel our children’s natural curiosity, we’ve already taken a giant step forward.” – Thomas Deng, USA
Here at Daily Edventures, we’re always excited to share new apps that have the potential to transform the 1:1 classroom experience, and our announcement today with Splashtop Inc. makes us very excited indeed. The Splashtop Whiteboard app, built on top of the Splashtop Remote Desktop, now turns any Windows 8 device into an interactive whiteboard. And we’re fortunate to have Splashtop co-founder Thomas Deng with us today to talk about what this app does, and what inspired its creation.
dailyedventures - 2014/04/29
|Amazon Fire TV has games, yet is somehow “absolutely not a game console”
A PR email about the Fire TV excitedly states "The affordable $99 media streaming box beats out Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast for serious gamers because it comes preloaded with Splashtop to enable 3D gaming /remote desktop to TVs. For $39 you can get the ultimate gaming controller for an even better gaming experience…. Watch out game consoles!" Yes, Amazon made a special controller for the Fire TV that's aimed squarely at gamers, with the familiar XYAB button configuration with a D-pad and twin joystick layout that mirrors the 360 controller.
GamesRadar - 2014/04/04
|Bring Your PC with You: Splashtop® Remote Desktop Application Bonus Offer with AMD Radeon™ Rewards
At AMD, we’re committed to enabling the best possible PC experiences, and today, we’re helping you bring your desktop PC experience with you on-the-go. Recently, Splashtop® announced that their Splashtop Streamer application is now optimized for select AMD Radeon™ GPUs and APUs, allowing users to stream content, such as games and videos, from their AMD-powered desktop PCs with super low latency.
AMD Blogs - 2014/03/27
|Windows XP migration tools help IT ward off upgrade hassles
How IT can offset the hassle of #WindowsXP migration. @splashtopchief speaks out https://bit.ly/1iu94cC @DianaHwangTT @techtarget
Search Consumerization Techtarget - 2014/03/11
|App delivery techniques: Leverage #virtualization & web-based apps with @Splashtop
App delivery techniques: Leverage #virtualization & web-based apps with @Splashtop https://bit.ly/O5WNhb @techtarget
Search Consumerization Techtarget - 2014/02/26
|Make your classroom 21st century with @Splashtop Classroom
Make your classroom 21st century with @Splashtop Classroom. Check out @THEJournal's round-up https://bit.ly/1maosc8
T.H.E. Journal - 2014/02/26
|10 iOS biz apps topping the #AppStore: @Splashtop allows users to access both Windows & Mac from #iOS device
10 iOS biz apps topping the #AppStore: @Splashtop allows users to access both Windows & Mac from #iOS device https://bit.ly/1fO4jmH @eweek
eWeek - 2014/02/26
|Ed Tech Spotlight: 5 K-12 Tech Trends To Watch in 2014
IT administrators and technology specialists lay out the top technology trends for the year ahead in the K-12 space.
T.H.E. Journal - 2014/02/26
|Cloud-Based Rendering Makes a Splash For Mobile App Access
NEW YORK -- Performance is a big concern around remote application access on mobile devices, but there are ways to deliver apps and data from the cloud without compromising speed.
Search Consumerization Techtarget 2013 - 2013/10/17
|Entrepreneurship is Demanding, but it Should be Fun, Too
Form a great team, embrace changes, and enjoy the process that turns your vision into reality.
Business 2 Community - 2013/10/03
|Apps of the Week: WiFi Mouse, Pocket Ninjas, Splashtop 2 and more!
Splashtop2 is leading the way in mobile-to-computer virtual desktop use.
Android Central - 2013/09/28
|Tapping the Technology Behind BYOD/BYOA
Most conversations about the rapid growth of BYOD (bring your own device) and BYOA (bring your own application) start with the ubiquity of smartphones. “Look around– on the bus, in the subway, at a fast food restaurant– everyone is constantly looking at their smartphones. They have become our command center for organizing and communicating with the world around us,” says Thomas Pedersen, CEO of OneLogin, a multinational cloud identity provider. However, other technology developments are contributing to the BYO trends, and the trends themselves are now driving additional changes in the technology environment.
Inc. Magazine Productivity@Work - 2013/09/17
|BUZZREVIEW: Splashtop Personal Remote App Makes Accessing Your Desktop From Anywhere Easy
There are certainly plenty of ways to access the files on your desktop or laptop computer, but one of the simplest and most secure methods involves remote access. The developers at Splashtop have created an excellent app just for this. Read on to discover why we recommend this app and how you can use it.
businessBee - 2013/09/12
|Splashtop Offers Disrupts Remote Support Pricing with Unlimited License
Cross-device computing and collaboration company Splashtop has released Splashtop Business and Splashtop Enterprise for IT remote support this week to provide managed services providers (MSPs) with a solution that offers unlimited remote control of physical and virtual computers.
MSPMentor - 2013/09/03
With the proliferation of iPads and Android tablets, it would seem a logical question whether these tablets could replace the computers in the dental office. So far the answer is “not completely” although there are many places for them to be used.
Dental Economics - 2013/08/22
|Going mobile, on the cheap
Enterprise mobility is unavoidable. And full-blown containerization or virtual desktop solutions aren't cheap. If you're looking for an affordable alternative, take a peek at Goodwill's approach. Lacking funds but facing an imperative to mobilize its workforce, Goodwill settled on a combination of tools from Splashtop and AirWatch. Splashtop is a remote desktop access software originally rooted in the consumer world; AirWatch provides device and application management capabilities.
FierceCIO - 2013/08/19
|How Goodwill Achieves Mobility on a Tight Budget
When the grants that fund Goodwill International began to require onsite job assistance programs, the organization had no choice but to become a mobile enterprise. Doing this on disparate devices and a nonprofit budget wasn't easy, but remote desktop and mobile management tools did the job.
CIO - 2013/08/15
|The 5 best remote desktop apps for iPad
Mobile devices like the iPad have come a long way in terms of features and usability. You can get actual work done with a the right apps on a touchscreen, but there are still times you need access to a desktop environment. However, you don’t have to put the iPad down to do that any more. In fact, there are plenty of remote desktop apps for the iPad, at least one of which will fulfill your needs for a mobile, touch-friendly remote desktop app.
GEEK - 2013/08/13
|Desktop Virtualization Vs. BYOD, Windows Worries
The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement has been ushering new devices into the enterprise for the last couple of years, peppering what were once all-Windows environments with machines that run iOS, Android, OS X, Chrome OS and more. A variety of new device and application management products have arrived to help IT staffers negotiate the ensuing complexity -- but one of the BYOD strategies gaining the most traction isn't new at all: desktop virtualization.
InformationWeek - 2013/08/07
|What Desktop Virtualization Means To Windows 8
Since late last year, report after report has declared that PC sales are falling because users now prefer tablets and smartphones. But tablets aren't the only reason the PC market has been in disarray. Desktop virtualization has also played a behind-the-scenes role -- and that's been bad news for not only PCs, but also for Windows 8.
InformationWeek - 2013/08/07
|Splashtop CEO Mark Lee on how the PC is not going to die just yet
If you believe everything you read, the traditional desktop PC as we know it is not long for this earth.
AppsTech - 2013/08/02
|Case study: Goodwill Industries moves to Splashtop for secure mobile access
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey implemented Splashtop for Business to provide secure access to backend systems and applications from mobile devices.
ZDNet - 2013/08/01
|Mobile Computing: Making Dollars and ‘Sense’ in the Channel
Razor-thin margins explain why Apple sells its mobile devices direct, but Microsoft is trying to side-step that issue with a controversial distribution strategy.
Channelinsider - 2013/07/25
|Splashtop “Awesomeises” Your iPad.
Splashtop "Awesomeises" Your iPad.
Stuff - 2013/07/13
|Top Tech Thursday: Splashtop2
This week I’m bringing you an app available on both Android and IOS devices, Splashtop2. Splashtop 2 is a remote accessing app for your PC or Mac, something that I personally use for all manner of reasons, from tricking the kids to thinking I’m a magician (I tend to play this kind of trick on them quite often), to actually doing useful things like setting downloads while cooking dinner, looking up information stored on my computer while out shopping or even stream movies from my computer to my phone.
AGGN - 2013/06/27
|You’re probably not going to do server-based desktops JUST because someone brings in an iPad, but remote desktops can still be a part of EMM.
A few days ago I met and had a great conversation with Mark Lee, one of the co-founders and the CEO of Splashtop. Splashtop is pretty well known for their consumer remote desktop access solution, which has 14 million users. Essentially it comprises a desktop agent (Splashtop Streamer, available for Windows and Mac), Splashtop’s cloud service to broker the connection, and clients for iOS, Android, Windows, Windows RT, and Windows Phone 8.
brian madden - 2013/06/21
|Try Windows 8 Metro UI Right On Your Android Tablet With This App [VIDEO]
Want to test Windows 8 out on a touch-screen device and only have an Android-powered tablet to hand? ... Win8 Metro Testbed uses Splashtop in order to bring the full Windows 8 experience to any Android-powered tablet, giving the illusion of Microsoft’s upcoming tablet and desktop operating system running right on the tablet in front of you.
Redmond Pie - 2013/06/06
|Splashtop partners with Intel, lets you remotely wake WiFi-connected PCs
So you need to grab that hilarious gif from your desktop remotely. No worries, you can tunnel in with, wait, darnit your office PC is snoozing, and not on the wired network (so not even wake-on-LAN to the rescue). Splashtop's woken up to that scenario, though, and in a collaboration with Intel will be bringing "wake over WiFi" functionality to its popular remote desktop app. Your target PC will need Intel's Smart Connect Technology to make use of the feature, which is coming to Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop for iPad and iPhone first, with Android and other platforms to follow.
engadget - 2013/06/04
|Splashtop Expands Mobile Computing Options for IT
Most IT organizations are reconciled to the fact that managing mobile computing deployments is the next big challenge. The issue is finding a way to not only accomplish that goal on their own terms, but also in a way that doesn’t break the bank.
IT Business Edge - 2013/05/30
|Splashtop Enterprise allows workers to access biz applications from any device
Remote desktop vendor Splashtop has recognized that the bring-your-own device (BYOD) trend is in full flow. The firm has released a new solution so IT departments can offer workers secure access to any business application from any device.
TabTimes - 2013/05/30
|5 Hot Startups Take Awards at Emerging Companies Summit
Splashtop is the first company to win NVIDIA’s Emerging Companies Award Two years in a row.
NVIDIA - 2013/03/22
|Remote desktop for BYOD with Splashtop for Good
Remote desktops might be the right BYOD solution for some vertical markets. Will Kelly gives us an overview of Splashtop for Good.
TechRepublic - 2013/03/07
|Splashtop’s Configurable Shortcuts & Gamepad feature lets tablet users create virtual controls and more
Whether it be its iOS, Android or Windows 8 users, Splashtop does a pretty good job at keeping them happy by introducing new things here and there, and the very latest may be no exception to that -- well, at least to some.
engadget - 2013/01/31
|Splashtop improves streaming PC gaming with user customizable app
Streaming PC game play will soon be a bit nicer for Splashtop users. The company has announced a new app that will allow users to create and customize virtual joysticks. The app is called “Configurable Shortcuts and Gamepads app for Splashtop 2″ and will be priced at $0.99. Getting this out right from the beginning, the app will be available in Google Play from February 1, 2013.
ANDROID COMMUNITY - 2013/01/31
|Splashtop Demos Remote Access Whiteboard Apps at FETC
Splashtop is at the Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, FL this week to demonstrate two of its mobile technology applications.
the Journal - 2013/01/30
|Splashtop Gives Teachers Increased Freedom, Collaboration and Easy Access to Roam and Interact in the Classroom
At FETC, the Promise of Mobility in the Classroom Takes Shape with Two Award-Winning Apps, Splashtop for Business and Splashtop Whiteboard
Business Exchange - 2013/01/30
|Splashtop comes to Ubuntu Linux with a speedy remote desktop option
Windows and Mac users may already be familiar with Splashtop's Streamer remote desktop software, but until just recently Linux users didn't have that option for accessing their PCs from a mobile device.
PCWorld - 2012/11/28
|Splashtop introduces remote Ubuntu to Android and iPhone
Ever been 500 miles away from your Ubuntu Linux server and the only computing device you had to manage it was an Android smartphone or an Apple iPad? Splashtop is working on the program for you: Splashtop Streamer for Linux.
ZDNet - 2012/11/28
|Linux Users Get Remote Desktop Boost from Splashtop
Splashtop today is releasing remote desktop Streamer software for Ubuntu Linux. We've been following this company (aka DeviceVM) for a few years and are excited about its evolution and what it's bringing to Linux users. We share here a Q&A we were able to do with Splashtop CEO Mark Lee about today's news. It includes a sneak preview for Linux users of what's coming next.
Linux.com - 2012/11/28
|Splashtop for Business Starts Fast
With its recent introduction of Splashtop for Business, Splashtop has completed its transition from the instant-on movement it championed when it was still called DeviceVM to a global, enterprise-ready purveyor of management and remote access solutions for mobile devices and BYOD environments. As CEO and co-founder Mark Lee puts it, "We're looking at a consumerization play."
Virtualization Review - 2012/11/27
|Splashtop’s Win8 Metro Testbed comes to Android slates, keeps everyone happy
Shortly after launching its Win8 Metro Testbed on Cupertino's tablet, Splashtop's bringing the Microsoft OS simulator over to the Android side. The app is essentially identical to that of the iPad, meaning it'll give developers (or any other adventurers) a Windows 8 canvas to test out possible future applications on Redmond's novel platform.
Engadget - 2012/06/07
|Splashtop releases virtual Windows 8 environment for Android tablets
Want to try out Windows 8's Metro interface, without having to ditch your Android tablet? Now you can. Remote desktop vendor Splashtop announced Wednesday that it would add Android support to its Windows 8 Metro testbed product, which allows users to simulate a Metro tablet environment.
NetworkWorld - 2012/06/05
|Splashtop brings Windows 8 Metro UI to Android tablets [Video]
Okay this one is for developers and the pure geeks. Splashtop just released the Win8 Metro Testbed for Android tablets. Splashtop is already a major player for remote apps for both Android and iOS. They already launched the Win8 Metro Testbed for the iPad a few months ago, and due to its popularity it’s now on Android.
Talk Android - 2012/06/05
|Splashtop releases Splashtop Pro Enterprise App for the BlackBerry PlayBook
Having already released their consumer offering for the BlackBerry PlayBook the folks from Splashtop Inc. have now moved onto their latest release into BlackBerry App World. Splashtop Pro is the enterprise offering from the company that will not only appeal to IT Admins, but the employee's whose companies are now making use of the BlackBerry PlayBook within their workforce.
CrackBerry.com - 2012/05/11
|Test Windows 8 Metro UI on an iPad with Splashtop
Derek Schauland shows you how the new Splashtop app for the iPad works to allow Windows 8 Metro testing on non-tablets like a PC. ... The fact that the Splashtop apps bring full on tablet functionality to a non-tablet environment has huge potential for developers and admins alike.
TechRepublic - 2012/05/09
|Windows 8 Consumer Preview: An iPad User’s Review
Those of us without handy access to Windows 7-generation tablets for testing the OS got a break on April 12, when Splashtop Inc. launched its "Win8 Metro Testbed." The testbed is a remote desktop application that displays Windows 8 from a PC on an Apple iPad. It's more than just a screenscrape, though -- what's important about what Splashtop has done is the company took the innovative gestures Microsoft developed for Windows 8 and made them work on the iPad.
Redmond Channel Partner - 2012/05/02
|Win8 Metro Testbed (by Splashtop)
Win8 Metro Testbed is an excellent app and provides a great Windows 8 user experience on the iPad. It's also the only app of its kind currently out there that lets you simulate Windows 8 gestures on the iPad; at least the only app for now. Win8 Metro Testbed (powered by Splashtop) is a clear Editors' Choice and a 4.5 out of 5 star earner.
PC Magazine - 2012/04/24
|Control your Mac from your PC freely and easily
Windows users who want to access and control their Macs can set up a connection using the free Splashtop Remote app. Accessing a Mac from a PC has always been doable by setting up VNC (virtual network computing) sharing on the Mac and installing a VNC client on the PC. But many people may find it quicker and simpler using Splashtop to create the connection.
cnet - 2012/04/19
|Splashtop software to come preloaded on Lenovo tablets and PCs
Cross-device computing experts at Splashtop scored a deal with Lenovo, which will preload Splashtop’s apps on its tablets and PCs. Starting in May, customers purchasing Lenovo PCs will get Splashtop Streamer out of box, while those who go for Lenovo ThinkPad tablets will get Splashtop Remote Desktop HD. This is turn will allow users to create a personal cloud and access files on a PC from their tablets while on the go.
IntoMobile - 2012/04/17
|Run Windows 8 On Your iPad Remotely
Sure, you love your iPad, but something's missing ... That's it! If only you could run Windows 8 Metro apps! ... If you're a Windows 8 developer, then odds are the only way you've got the OS running on a touch system is to hack it on to something cheap. But if you have an iPad, you have an acceptable solution available for even cheaper. In fact, if you write Windows software and you have an iPad, there's probably no reason not to get this Splashtop app.
BYTE - 2012/04/16
|Hands-on: Splashtop Brings Windows 8 to the iPad
We’ve been fans of Splashtop’s remote access apps for quite a while, so when we heard the company was working on a new remote desktop app for Windows 8, we jumped at the chance to take it for a test drive. Dubbed Win8 Metro Testbed-powered by Splashtop, the app is meant to provide Windows 8 developers with an easy way to create tablet apps for Microsoft’s latest OS without having to pick up an expensive Windows tablet. ... From the looks of it, Splashtop’s Win8 Metro Testbed has the makings of another excellent remote access app
LAPTOP - 2012/04/12
|How to Try Windows 8 on Your iPad
If you’ve got Windows 8 Consumer Preview running on a PC, Splashtop’s Win8 Metro Testbed will stream it to your iPad, while allowing for all the same touch gestures you’d get on a proper Windows 8 tablet. ... I’m satisfied with the app, which provides a good sense of what it feels like to use a Windows 8 tablet. And it has a side benefit: You can use it to access your desktop while connected to the same Wi-Fi network, so you can access Flash video sites such as Hulu on the iPad.
TIME - 2012/04/12
|Turn Your IPad Into a Windows 8 Tablet (Almost)
If you want to get a taste of Windows 8 for tablets, a new app for the iPad can simulate the Metro UI on Apple's tablet. Called Win8 Metro Testbed, the app is made by Splashtop, a company known for its remote desktop apps for iOS and Android. ... The app uses the native touch gestures of Windows 8 tablets, such as swiping from the left to switch apps, swiping to the right to reveal the Charms (options) menu or pull from the top to close an app.
CIO - 2012/04/12
|Splashtop brings Windows 8 Metro Testbed to Apple’s iPad (video)
Now, Windows 8 tablet developers -- or anyone, for that matter -- can test their apps and play with the Microsoft's Metro interface from within the confines of Apple's ubiquitous tablet. The functionality is made possible by Splashtop. ... It seems that a good amount of effort went into this application, known as the Win8 Metro Testbed, which offers the same swipe capabilities that will be available on a native system.
Engadget - 2012/04/12
|How developers can test Windows 8 apps on an iPad
... Splashtop is opening up its new iOS app, the rather clunkily named Win8 Metro Testbed, which will allow app developers to test their apps before the official launch in a Windows 8 environment on an iPad. Why an iPad? Cliff Miller, Splashtop’s president of its Asia/Pacific region and chief marketing officer, said this of the potential Windows 8 developers the company is targeting: "If they want to test their app with touch gestures there’s only one way to do that and that is to buy a Windows tablet, and that can cost $500 to $1,000 or more. … And 99 percent of Win8 tablet developers — they have iPads."
GigaOM - 2012/04/12
|Splashtop iPad App Could Affect Windows 8 Tablet Sales
Splashtop, known for its remote desktop solutions, has announced a new capability that will allow the Consumer Preview of Windows 8 to run on an iPad. The solution is targeted mainly at developers, but if it provides a full-fledged Windows 8 experience on an iPad, it could put a dent in sales of Windows 8-bundled tablets. ... If Splashtop's app provides not only a testbed for developers with iPads to test drive apps coded for Windows 8, but also offers end-users a full-functioning Windows 8 experience on iPad, Win8 Metro Testbed could be akin to tablets what Boot Camp is to desktops: that is, allowing users to enjoy both operating systems on one hardware platform.
PC Magazine - 2012/04/12
|Splashtop remote desktop app brings Windows 8 to the iPad
The Win 8 Metro Testbed app offers support for Windows 8 Metro UI gestures in what appears to be a fast, low latency environment. ... this will be a boon for developers who couldn't make it to Microsoft's BUILD conference last year, and lack access to a Windows 8 development tablet to test the software they're creating.
The Verge - 2012/04/11
|Run Windows 8 on your iPad
Want to see how Windows 8 looks and feels on atablet? Now you can tap into the experience on your iPad via an app called Win8 Metro Testbed. Designed by the folks at Splashtop, the new app lets iPad users drive the current Windows 8 beta in all its touch-screen glory by remotely controlling the OS from a desktop. ... Running Windows 8 from my PC was very fluid and responsive. I was able to swipe and pinch and finger my way around the OS with virtually no lag time.
cnet - 2012/04/11
|Splashtop’s New App Brings Windows 8 UI to IPad
Splashtop on Thursday released a new tablet application that replicates the Windows 8 touch-driven Metro user interface on the iPad, which should help developers test applications for Microsoft's next OS without investing in a Windows tablet. The "Win8 Metro Testbed -- powered by Splashtop" ... replicates the Windows 8 UI, and developers will be able to test specific touch-driven applications
PC World - 2012/04/11
|Splashtop’s new app lets developers run Metro apps on an iPad
Summary: If you’re developing Metro apps for Windows 8, how do you test touch features? One option is to use a new app called Win8 Metro Testbed, which allows an iPad to access a Windows 8 machine over a network. The remote connection is surprisingly responsive.
ZDnet - 2012/04/11
|Splashtop Releases Window 8 Developer Test Solution for iPads
The world of cross-device computing inched closer with the release today of a new "Win8 Metro Testbed" connection solution from Splashtop Inc. "We have been coordinating very closely with Microsoft to support Metro applications," explained Mark Lee, Splashtop's CEO. "In the whole process, we've found it is very challenging for developers to appreciate the Metro experience without having a Windows 8 tablet. ... So we came out with the idea that we all have iPads because we are developing iPad apps, and let's turn these iPads to run, enable and remote into a vendor's PC."
Redmondmag.com - 2012/04/11
|Partner New Tool Allows Testing Windows 8 Beta on iPad
Splashtop Inc., one of the most successful app sellers in the Apple App Store and on Google Play, released "Win8 Metro Testbed -- powered by Splashtop." ... Splashtop Inc. was primarily thinking about developers when it created, and priced, the tool. ... What Splashtop did was create a way for the native Windows 8 Metro touch gestures to work on the iPad.
Redmond Channel Partner - 2012/04/11
|This App Brings Windows 8 Metro UI To The iPad For Everyone To Try! [VIDEO]
For those keen to see just how the Metro UI will look and function at tablet level, your prayers may just have been answered by a company named Splashtop. A veteran in the remote desktop apps scene, it has really set a new benchmark by creating an app offering a relatively accurate Windows 8 tablet Metro UI to the market-leading iPad.
Redmond Pie - 2012/04/11
|Splashtop Remote Desktop (2012) Review
The Verdict: If the ability to play movies and listen to music on your remote desktop is top priority, Splashtop Remote Desktop is your best bet. ... the best overall method to get your PC on your tablet
LAPTOP - 2012/03/23
|Splashtop Whiteboard launches for Android, too
After the iPad, Splashtop is bringing its Whiteboard app to the growing army of Android tablet owners. As you can imagine from the application’s name, it allows teachers and students to turn their tablet into an interactive whiteboard.
IntoMobile - 2012/03/15
|Splashtop Releases Whiteboard App for Android Tablets
Splashtop, a California-based software company founded in 1996, has released an application that gives functionality similar to that of an interactive whiteboard to Android-based tablet computers. The application, Splashtop Whiteboard, allows annotations to be made on a tablet computer and displayed through an existing projector or interactive whiteboard when the tablet is connected to a school computer via a wireless network connection.
T.H.E. Journal - 2012/03/14
|Splashtop THD lands on ICS Tegra 3 tabs, ready to stream full-screen Skyrim
Splashtop is one of the premier remote desktop apps out there and, at CES, we got a pretty sweet demo of it pushing full screen games and HD video from a Windows 7 PC to a Tegra 3 tablet. Now that version (THD) is available for download in the Android Market.
Engadget - 2012/03/02
|8 Killer iOS Apps That Shined at Macworld 2012
If you need to emulate your Mac or Windows desktop on your iPad, or you're dead set on showing some Flash video or animation, the Splashtop app (and accompanying desktop software) is one of the easiest ways to do it.
Wired - 2012/01/31
|AppAdvice Daily: Macworld 2012 Best Mobile Apps Roundup
AppAdvice - 2012/01/31
|Macworld | iWorld 2012: Splashtop Free on Saturday (Exclusive!)
Popular remote desktop maker Splashtop is here at Macworld | iWorld in San Francisco. Chief marketing officer Cliff Miller, showed us its Mac client. Here’s Gina Smith’s interview with Splashtop Chief Marketing Officer, Cliff Miller. He came to Macworld | iWorld 2012 all the way from Beijing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90d_Hv35O8M&feature=player_embedded
aNewDomain - 2012/01/27
|App Review: Splashtop Remote Desktop vs. LogMeIn Ignition
Both apps offer a way to remotely tap into your office computer, but which is the best? Inc.'s John Brandon weighs in. ... The verdict? The next time I hit the road, I plan to use the more affordable Splashtop app. I recommend it to other users looking for a way to tap into their office computers, whether they are up in the air or at the coffee shop.
Inc. Magazine - 2012/01/26
|BlackBerry PlayBook Gets a Desktop from Splashtop
In a sea of negative news and critical commentary, BlackBerry PlayBook owners (…anyone?) got a splash of excitement today with the release of a service to remotely stream a home computer on the tablet. Splashtop Inc., the designer of cross-device connectivity applications, has launched a version of its app for cloud computing on the Playbook,
LAPTOP - 2012/01/11
|Splashtop Remote Desktop HD now available for the BlackBerry PlayBook
If you've been holding out and waiting for a really good remote desktop solution to arrive on the BlackBerry PlayBook, well -- that wait is over. Splashtop Remote Desktop HD has now arrived for the BlackBerry PlayBook and is available in BlackBerry App World.
CrackBerry.com - 2012/01/11
|CES Live: Skyrim demoed on Transformer Prime with Splashtop
Without so much of a hitch in the graphics, NVIDIA showed off the Transformer Prime running the app Splashtop, it running a desktop through its display and, believe it or not, the massively popular game Skyrim. Splashtop will certainly gain a whole lot of bonus users after this, you can bet – that and the Transformer Prime without a doubt. The PC renders the graphics, the Transformer Prime shows off the game, you play it.
SlashGear - 2012/01/10
|webOS Nation Best of 2011 Awards Winners
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the webOS Nation Best of 2011 Awards. We received nine thousand votes for this year’s awards ... but in the end, there can be only one Best of 2011. Best webOS Tablet App of 2011: Winner: Splashtop Remote Desktop HD Best webOS Business/Finance App of 2011: Winner: Splashtop Remote Desktop HD
webOS Nation - 2011/12/28
|Splashtop Announces Complete Compliance and Optimization of its Remote Desktop HD Application
Splashtop Inc., provider of best-in-class cross-device computing experience across tablets, phones, computers and TVs, has announced complete optimization of the Splashtop Remote Desktop HD application with the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core mobile processor. The award winning Remote Desktop HD application optimization for NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core mobile processor will provide high performance for delivering enhanced gaming and HD video experience.
TMCnet.com - 2011/12/21
|Splashtop Remote Desktop HD optimized for Tegra 3
If you’re planning to pick up a Tegra 3-powered tablet (i.e. the ASUS Transformer Prime) in the future, Splashtop Remote Desktop HD is an appyou might want to pick up. Splashtop Inc. announced today that its desktop cross-device computing software, Splashtop Remote Desktop HD, has been optimized for NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor and is capable of delivering 60+ frames per second andsub-40 millisecond latency. While this doesn’t mean that much if you’re using Splashtop Remote Desktop HD to do things like edit documents, it makes a world of difference when it comes to gaming or watching HD videos.
Ubergizmo - 2011/12/19
|Intel Adds Splashtop Device-Bridging Tech to Sandy Bridge Boards
Intel will be bundling Splashtop's cross-device technology onto its Sandy Bridge motherboards next year to enable consumers to create "personal cloud" bridges between PCs, mobile devices, and TVS, Splashtop said this week. Splashtop Streamer will be bundled onto "millions" of Intel motherboards beginning in February 2012.
PC Magazine - 2011/12/09
|How to stream media from a PC to a Kindle Fire
Even if you're halfway across the world, the $3 Splashtop app will let you stream music, movies, and TV shows from your computer to your Kindle Fire. That means you can access any file you own (as long as you're on Wi-Fi) without worrying about storage space. Watch the video to find out how to configure Splashtop.
cnet How To - 2011/12/02
|Splashtop Remote Desktop now available for Kindle Fire
If you like the idea of accessing files on your desktop computer from your tablet, you’re probably familiar with Splashtop Remote Desktop. The app that’s currently available on most tablets out there has one more device to add to its repertoire – Amazon’s hot-selling Kindle Fire tablet. Remote Desktop turns the Kindle Fire into a device that’s capable of more than just consuming content – it basically turns your tablet into a portable version of your desktop.
Ubergizmo - 2011/11/29
|10 Epic iPad Apps
What makes an epic app? ... the ones you simply must have, day-to-day for productivity reasons, and the ones that you will enjoy the most. As its name suggests, Splashtop provides a way to access a remote computer (Mac or PC) over a Wi-Fi or 3G network. It's tremendously useful if you prefer to travel without a laptop. It allows you to stream audio and video from a remote computer, to access remote files, and even to play games remotely. No iPad-armed road warrior should be without it.
InformationWeek - 2011/11/11
|Splashtop Adds Management To Remote Tablet Access
IT now can manage tablet users as they remotely access their desktop computers using Splashtop Pro, just released by Splashtop Inc. The company's consumer product, Splashtop Remote Desktop, has for some time allowed remote access to Mac and Windows desktop computers from iOS and Android devices, as well as from other desktop PCs. The company says the product especially shines on multimedia performance as they work closely with chipset companies to optimize their code.
BYTE - 2011/11/04
Since 2006, Splashtop has offered a host of remote control solutions. It's most well-known offering, Splashtop Remote Desktop, is a hit in both the Apple Store and Android Market. It gives smartphone users a way to access their computer's content and applications across the cloud. Now, the company is set to launch Splashtop Pro, which combines the features of Splashtop Remote Desktop into a tablet management system for IT admins in the SMB.
PC Magazine - 2011/11/04
|Splashtop Pro targets the enterprise mobile workforce
Tablets are growing in popularity in the enterprise, but managing them effectively can be a challenge for IT. Splashtop says its latest release eases the headache for IT with a cloud-based system that it’s easy to deploy. Building on the company’snamesake service, the new Splashtop Pro is designed for corporate IT, service providers and system integrators.
TabTimes - 2011/11/01
|Splashtop Pro: Remote Desktop Management for SMBs
Splashtop, which develops a remote desktop management solution, is extending beyond the consumer market into the SMB sector. The company has released Splashtop Pro specifically for SMBs, and Splashtop Chief Marketing Officer Cliff Miller says the company already has SMB customers ready to use the solution. ... For its part, Spashtop says early customer trials are going well.
MSPmentor - 2011/11/01
|Splashtop Remote Desktop – The Marriage of Computer and Android
Ever thought about what Windows or OS X might look like on an Android device? A lot of Android users were fantasizing about having Windows 8 on their tablets, after the Windows 8 launch, that is. Well, stop dreaming and smell the, hmm, window cleaner? Just kidding… But still, check out Splashtop Remote Desktop, it will make your Windows 8-meets-Android dreams come true!
AndroidPIT - 2011/10/26
|Splashtop Remote Desktop for HP TouchPad (review)
Splashtop Remote Desktop is a good method for remotely accessing Windows PCs and Macs using the HP TouchPad. It turns these remote systems into a touch-optimized system on the tablet. ... Splashtop Remote Desktop for the TouchPad is a very polished app that extends the utility of the tablet. It is a solid method for performing system maintenance remotely on Windows or Macs. It is also a good way to access programs remotely that are not native to the TouchPad.
ZDNet - 2011/09/26
|Splashtop Remote Desktop, now for Mac
Splashtop Remote Desktop is now available for Mac. If you have not tried it yet, it is a remote-desktop software that allows a Mac computer (there’s a PC version as well) to be controlled remotely by another device (PC, Mac, Android, iOS). There are a number of possible uses for this type of software but a couple of examples come to mind: you could access files and applications that are too heavy for a mobile device to handle, or too sensitive to put on a laptop. You may also play a video or use a website/app that would not run natively on a tablet or smartphone.
Ubergizmo - 2011/09/22
|Hands-on: Splashtop Remote Desktop for Mac beats VNC
Splashtop has brought its Remote Desktop tool to Mac OS X. ... The new Mac client is a pretty good deal. Splashtop Remote Desktop has replaced my use of Screens on the iPad and has displaced TightVNC as my preferred remoting solution on Windows 7 Home Premium.
Arstechnica - 2011/09/21
|Splashtop Remote Desktop now available for Mac OS X, costs but $10
Not content with creating the possibility of (emulated) Wii gaming on Android tablets, Splashtop continues to spread itself across pretty much anything with a screen, with a Mac-friendly version available now at the Mac App Store. This release allows both Mac OS X 10.6 and Windows to hold hands across the great OS divide -- nice to see Splashtop is still beavering away at its "Bridge to Anywhere."
Engadget - 2011/09/21
|How to access your PC via iPad: Splashtop Remote
At its current discounted price of $4.99 (down from its standard $19.99 price), Splashtop Remote Desktop might be the least expensive way to gain remote access to a PC or Mac from an iPad. It installs quickly and is dead simple to use. In this brief tutorial, I'll show you how it works.
cnet How To - 2011/08/12
|Splashtop XDisplay turns your iPad into an extra screen for your PC
Wish you had an extra monitor but don’t feel like spending any extra money on getting one? If you have a computer running Windows 7, a WiFi connection and an iPad – you’re in luck. Splashtop Inc. has just announced the release of its Splashtop XDisplay app for iPad that turns your iPad into your second monitor for your desktop or laptop computer.
Ubergizmo - 2011/07/27
|Flawless Remote Desktop for iPad? Meet Splashtop (Review)
Remote desktop apps for the iPad are all over the place now, and so are their prices. Some are free with limited functionality, and some can cost as much as $30. We’ve tried a range of different remote desktop apps, and the cost of the app is definitely not an indicator of how good the app is. In fact, some of the more expensive ones over $10 are a true pain to use and, in some cases, simply don’t even work like they say they will. When we heard that Splashtop was on sale for $2.99 in the App Store, we were skeptical, but our dissatisfaction with all our other remote desktop apps for the iPad led us to try one last option, and it blew us away. Meet Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPad.
Tabletorials.com - 2011/07/06
|iPhoto’11 on the iPad Feels Exactly Like an iPad App
I got iPhoto '11 to run on the iPad using a remote desktop software called Splashtop. Splashtop streams whatever is on your Mac screen to your iPad at its native 1024 x 768 resolution, allowing you to control it remotely. iPhoto '11 fits the iPad perfectly right now. Once I was connected to my Mac, I set iPhoto in the new full screen mode. It didn't just fit the iPad perfectly; full screen iPhoto '11 actually feels designed entirely for the iPad, from top to bottom.
Gizmodo - 2011/05/24
|Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPad
A quality remote desktop app can be a device changer for the iPad, and there are so many to choose from in the App Store. A relatively new entry into the crowded genre is Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPad which connects to your Mac or Windows computer on your iPad from anywhere you have an internet connection. Now the big question is what makes this app different from all the rest, and the answer is speed.
AppAdvice - 2011/02/01
|Splashtop Remote adds Android support to PC access app
Splashtop Remote allows for movie and music streaming, together with access to files and applications, remote PC and Flash gameplay, and the ability to wake up a computer remotely via “Wake-on-LAN”.
Android Community - 2011/01/07
|Splashtop Remote Desktop adds Android compatibility, opens another avenue for Windows remote access
Shortly after bringing your Windows PC to the iPhone, iPod and iPad, the aforementioned company has now issued an Android client. As you'd probably guess, it allows anyone with an Android-based smartphone or tablet to tap into their networked Windows PC, with content and applications both accessible.
Engadget - 2011/01/07
|Best of CES 2011
That means pictures, video, documents, games, and any other file or program on a main PC is up for grabs no matter where you are. Splashtop's remote connection is so strong, you'll feel like your treasured media files are right in front of you. And that's the point.
Laptop - 2011/01/07
|CES 2011: Splashtop Ports Its Remote Desktop iPad App To Android
TechWeb's Gina Smith catches up with the folks from Splashtop who've taken the remote desktop app they built for the iPad and have ported it over to Android . Now users of Android-based phones/ tablets can remotely view their PC/Mac desktops.
InformationWeek - 2011/01/06
|Splashtop Expands Remote PC Control to Android
Whether you're a consumer with an Android-based eReader, or a business using iPhones, iPads or Windows tablets, now everything on your PC at home or in the office is at your fingertips no matter where you are," said Mark Lee, the chief executive and co-founder of Splashtop, in a statement. "Splashtop Remote seamlessly bridges all of your devices."
PC Magazine - 2011/01/06
|Splashtop Instant-On OS Boots You Into Chromium Quickly
Splashtop does look pretty handy. It books quickly to a minimalist OS that features Chromium, the open-source version of Chrome, with Flash pre-installed. There's a search bar powered by Bing.
Lifehacker - 2010/12/01
|Splashtop Launches New Instant-On OS, Free Download for All
We’ve long admired Splashtop, the instant-on OS that boots quickly and provides simple web browsing, photo viewing, and other basic tasks faster than you can say “Windows 7 Home Premium” three times backwards…
Laptopmag.com - 2010/11/30
|Splashtop Intros Fast Booting OS
Designed to co-exist with Windows, Splashtop is designed to turn on within 5 seconds, according to the developer. Users can search, locate an address, check email, or go into their social networks without booting Windows or launching a web browser…
InformationWeek - 2010/11/30
|Splashtop Instant-On OS Now Available for All
If you need quick access to information and don't want to wait for your computer to go through the boot process, you may want to take a look at the instant-on Splashtop OS, which will be compatible with Windows PC systems and will allow users to boot into the Splashtop environment rather than the Windows environment for small tasks...
Ubergizmo - 2010/11/30
|Fast-boot OS offered in free browser-only version
Splashtop OS should appeal to users who want quick access to the Internet, but who also want access to native applications, and either want or don't mind Windows. If Microsoft chooses to push the technology as a way to promote Bing, the downloadable Splashtop could reach a far greater audience.
LinuxDevices - 2010/11/29
|Splashtop’s New Instant-on OS Based on Chromium Browser
The latest version of the Splashtop OS, now in beta, is a lightweight version of Linux that allows users to surf the Web, access online applications or check e-mail almost instantly after switching on a PC.
PC World - 2010/11/29
|Splashtop Brings its Windows Remote Control to the iPhone
The app, which works over a Wi-Fi connection, lets you maneuver around your Windows machine, launching and running apps and doing stuff you can’t do on an iPhone.
pcworld.com - 2010/11/18
|Turn Your iPad Into A PC!
The fact that Apple mobile products don't support flash at all is a huge disappointment for a lot of us. Web browsing just isn't the same when content is limited. Luckily, all that is changing thanks to a new app currently available in the App Store... This is a great app for anyone who wants access to more content on their iPad
MTV.com - 2010/11/18
|Control your desktop with your iPhone using Splashtop Remote Desktop
Splashtop Remote Desktop allows you to watch Flash videos on your iPhone Using your iOS device, you can see and control your Windows PC like you are directly in front of it, access all files and programs on it without having to Sync, watch videos (including Flash) and listen to music from your PC- basically do everything that you can do on your PC using your iPhone.
uberphones.com - 2010/11/17
|Control a PC, Straight From Your Phone
Splashtop's new iPhone app, Remote Desktop, lets you fire up your computer's display on the iPhone. You can control apps, click and type at them, even play audio and video from your computer over the iPhone.
nytimes.com - 2010/09/15
|DeviceVM unleashing MeeGo on Splashtop PCs
Got "Smart On," "Quick Start," "Express Gate," "QuickWeb," "Latitude ON" or even the plain vanilla Splashtop instant-on OS embedded in your PC? Chances are, sometime next year, you'll be getting a MeeGo app-capable upgrade.
engadget.com - 2010/09/14
|iPad gets Windows and Flash with new app
If you can’t wait for a tablet running Windows, then a new app from DeviceVM turns the iPad itself into a Flash-playing Windows machine.
ft.com/techblog - 2010/08/26
|DeviceVM App Runs Windows on an Apple iPad
Cloud computing is becoming pervasive, whether it be online storage, apps, or remote gaming services like OnLive. Now, you can add the Splashtop software to that list.
pcmag.com - 2010/08/25
|Sony VAIO NW unboxing and hands-on with Splashtop
If you do work up the arm strength and fashion courage to lug this thing outside, however, you'll find that quick connectivity is greatly enhanced by Splashtop, which allows you to quickly boot to a Linux-based shell and run a browser.
engadget.com - 2010/07/26
|Who needs a Google OS? Splashtop 2.0 already does the same thing
Google’s PC operating system will consist of a Linux boot system that launches the company’s Chrome browser. You’ll do everything in the browser thanks to Google Apps and other Web-based services, many of which are free. But San Jose-based DeviceVM’s Splashtop already does this on 30 million shipped computers.
venturebeat.com - 2010/01/05
|Splash Top 2.0 Hands-On: Customization, New Home Screen, Touch Support
Splashtop, everyone’s favorite instant-on operating system, is getting a major upgrade.
laptopmag.com - 2010/01/05
|Dell gives extra latitude to instant-on concept
Consumer demand for portable PCs that can turn on as a fast as a phone is likely to be satisfied by the netbook and smartbook categories in 2010 , but Dell is looking out for small and medium businesses who still prefer notebooks.
ft.com/techblog - 2010/01/02