scrcpy is an open-source application that allows one to view and control their Android devices from their computer using adb via USB or over a local wireless network. It runs natively on Windows, macOS, and Linux, and does not require a rooted device (developer mode must be enabled to use adb).
In the past, I’ve written about different remote desktop products/solutions, including NoMachine for remoting into traditional desktop machines, but also a few alternatives for accessing and controlling Android devices from a computer. Today I’d like to mention TeamViewer, a product free for non-commercial use that supports computer to computer, Android to computer, and computer toContinue reading TeamViewer: Remote Desktop to Android Tablet
Marble is a Virtual Globe app that started as part of the KDE desktop environment that is now currently available for Linux (all flavors), Mac OS X, Windows, and Android. It has tons of features and definitely worth checking out for map and geography lovers out there! Below we view the globe using a historicalContinue reading Marble: A cross-platform, multi-purpose Virtual Globe
A while back I wrote a blog post about Mobizen — an app to access your Android device over USB or via a local or remote network connection. Another app that deserves attention in this space is Vysor, which has a similar feature set with a focus on screen mirroring/remote screen. After (re-)trying it outContinue reading AirDroid: Interface with your Android devices seamlessly from your computer
There are a number of solutions available for accessing an Android device remotely from a computer. Mobizen is available for Android through Google Play. In particular, it does not require root it does not require a wired connection it does not require to be on the same network as the device accessing it it isContinue reading Mobizen — Access your Android over an internet connection