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Files2Phones 2.0 Announced for iPhone and iPod Touch


Now iPhone and iPod Touch Users Can Control Their Desktop Computers Remotely with 1stWorks’ Files2Phones 2.0

Secure, real time access and control of any desktop application or content from your iPhone web browser. All you need is a desktop computer, an iPhone and Files2Phones.

1stWorks, a real-time communications software company with solutions for secure multimedia conferencing, collaboration and content delivery, today announced the immediate availability of Files2Phones 2.0 – a powerful desktop application that enables your iPhone to function as a real time remote control for your computer – securely, encrypting your data in transit.

Any application or file type, documents, presentations, spreadsheets, CAD drawings, even custom applications- any application that can be opened on your own desktop can now be viewed and controlled remotely from your iPhone. To set up F2P, simply drag and drop the local directories, applications or files you want to access remotely into public, private or guest folders on your desktop PC or Mac. The files are immediately added to your personal F2P directory at your personal page – where they can be viewed and controlled using the iPhone’s Safari browser. All display transfers use our patent pending compression technique for maximum efficiency and performance.

Or choose to view an instantaneous image of your desktop PC display right on your And if you have multiple monitors on your system, you can view them all. This remote access facility also includes launching the webcam on your desktop PC to see the image on your iPhone in either single shot or continuous view mode. Great for security when you are traveling, or checking in to see the view from the desktop, anytime.

Want to use Skype to call your friends? Go ahead. Display your phone list, select the person to call and Files2Phones will make the connection.

Adding camera pictures to your online F2P directory at your page is easy too. Take the picture with your iPhone camera, email it to your personal directory at your page and Files2Phones will automatically add the image, in date and time sequence, into your published picture file. Keep your friends in the picture, simply and immediately.

For security, access to the files in the private and guest directories is managed by username and password as well as by time frame, while all access requests and file transfers are recorded to a log file on the desktop computer, includ-ing the name of the file or application accessed and a timestamp as well as the requesting IP address, port and connection type.

Interestingly, these same desktop and webcam display capabilities described above, delivering images instantly to your iPhone, also enable parents to remotely access the desktop to see what their children are viewing or doing at that instant.

Files2Phones is available immediately for download from for your free trial, and licenses can be purchased online for $29.95 for 3 months or $99.95 for a year, with no hidden data or usage charges.

About 1stWorks Corp.
1stWorks Corporation is a real-time software communications company with solutions for secure collaboration, conferencing, and multimedia content delivery — incorporating its patented data compression technology, Quantized Indexing. Ten thousand customers worldwide in more than 70 countries already use its hotComm software platform. 1stWorks was founded in 2000 by executives from several earlier successful companies and is located near Boston.

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