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The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is causing companies of all sizes to ask their workforce to do their jobs from home. ZDNet has, therefore, compiled expert tips on how you can easily make the transition to becoming a remote worker. We've even recommended software and hardware equipment to improve your telecommuting experience.
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RemotePC lets you access and manage work computers -- at any time and from any device. So, for instance, with a one-year subscription to Remote PC, you can control up to two workstations. They just need an active internet connection and the RemotePC app installed. You can then securely log on to the computers from the comfort of home, which is super handy if you're remotely working during the outbreak but sill need to manage files on your work computer.
RemotePC promises encrypted access between your devices. It's cross-platform, too, for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It can also work right within your browser or from an iOS or Android device. It supports file transfers, remote printing and session recording, and chats. You can even invite an associate to access your computer to work on documents in real-time.
If you find yourself loving RemotePC after paying $3 for an entire year, it'll cost just $30 a year after, which is still very reasonable.
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