Still free: Use your iPhone or iPod Touch as a remote for your computer

| February 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The currently free app Mobile Mouse by R.P.A. Tech instantly transforms your iPhone or iPod touch into an in air, wireless remote for your computer. Sit back and use this remote to surf the web, browse your photo library or control your music player from the comfort of your couch. Mobile Mouse uses the built in accelerometer to translate your hand motions into mouse movements on your screen. It can also operate as a trackpad remote, allowing you to control your computer with a single finger.

Mobile Mouse is an essential part of any home theater PC and a presenter’s best friend. Mobile Mouse uses an innovative application notification system to let the iPhone know what program you are running at any time and show the appropriate keys for that program. This allows Mobile Mouse to provide a single screen remote for controlling ALL your media and web applications.

Mobile Mouse is the only app to feature a full fledged dock, just like you’d find on your Mac! Mobile Mouse supports all the most popular web and media programs for the Mac and PC. New remote definitions are automatically downloaded daily to your computer, so you will always have the newest remotes as we create them.

To use Mobile Mouse with your computer go first to Mobile Mouse Website, scroll down and load the Program for your Mac or PC. Install it and follow the instructions, which are given within the program.

Mobile Mouse for iPhone and iPod Touch

Use your iPhone or iPod Touch as mouse and go through presentations, image galleries or surf the web


– Accelerometer based mouse controller
– Trackpad(full screen vertical and landscape modes)
– Application switcher (works just like the dock in OS X)
– Ability to hide keyboard (shake to hide/show)
– Landscape keyboard (shake in landscape mode to show)
– Media Remote (w/vol up/down and eject buttons)
– Web Remote
– Presentation mode (Keynote/Powerpoint)
– Numeric keyboard
– Application notifications
– Remote keyboard with function and arrow keys
– Programmable hotkeys (can be set to run a program or keyboard combination)
– Scroll pad
– Left and Right mouse buttons
– Multitouch gestures (scroll & right click)
– Modifier Keys
– On screen typing
– Sleep/Wake your computer
– Password protection
– Custom sensitivity settings
– Foreign language keyboards
– Supports Bonjour or static IP
– No screen size limitation. Works with multiple monitors.
– High resolution graphics for retina display on iPhone 4.
– And much, much more.

Our Rating:

Important: Read the instructions, how to install the software and konfigure the server. In my case, the Firewall blocked Mobile Mouse. After having it running, it is a cool app, which is really recommendable.

User’s Rating in UK’s AppStore:


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  • The app is currently free, normal price is 1.19 £
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later

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Category: App of the Day, Apps for iPhone and iPod Touch

About the Author ()

Markus Burgdorf started reviewing apps in January, 2010. Until now he has tested more than 10,000 apps for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Mac. He is a consultant for app-publishers and companies, which want to have their own app. Working with App Agency he's always consulting his customers for more success having a better user experience in mind.

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