LogMeIn, a provider of SaaS (News - Alert)-based remote access, support and collaboration solutions for computers, smartphones, iPad tablets, and other digital displays, has recently announced the launch of a new, preview version of its popular remote access app, LogMeIn (News - Alert) Ignition and LogMeIn Rescue.
The LogMeIn Ignition app running on the Motorola Xoom Android Tablet will be showcased at the 2011 Mobile World Congress. The app has been designed for the tablet-optimized Android 3.0 Honeycomb platform and will be featured along with a select handful of popular developer titles at the Android stand at Mobile World Congress (News - Alert), Hall 8, Stand C25 in Barcelona.
The LogMeIn Ignition app enables the users to remotely access and control PCs or Macs directly from a mobile device or tablet, providing easy access to files, data and applications, from virtually anywhere with an Internet connection.
The Android version of the app was released in July 2010 and is at present among the top paid productivity apps in Android Market. In January 2011, LogMeIn released a significant update designed to take advantage of early Android tablets like the Samsung (News - Alert) Galaxy Tab, and introduced a variety of new features for tablet and/or Android smartphone users.
LogMeIn Rescue, LogMeIn’s flagship remote support product will also be showcased at the Mobile World Congress as well as a preview of its join.me Android viewer running on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform at both the Android and LogMeIn stands. The enhanced version of the Rescue enables mobile operators to remotely control, diagnose and troubleshoot subscribers' Android devices over the air. The join.me Android viewer expands the mobile capabilities of LogMeIn's free screen sharing service.
In a release, Vice President of Access & Management at LogMeIn Andrew Burton (News - Alert), said, "We're excited to be working with Android tablets, and are striving to provide Android users with the best possible experience to remotely access their PCs and Macs. Our goal is simple: Provide LogMeIn users with the freedom to access their entire digital world from virtually anywhere."
LogMeIn solutions include remote control, file sharing, systems management, data backup, business collaboration and on-demand customer support of PCs, servers, Macintosh computers, smartphones and other connected devices and have empowered more than 10.4 million active users to connect with more than 100 million devices.
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Edited by Janice McDuffee