Jaadu VNC $24.99 > $19.99

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by razorianfly, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. razorianfly macrumors 65816


    Oct 16, 2007
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
    Jaadu VNC developed by Jahanzeb Sherwani just got 20% knocked off it.

    This brings it down from £14.99 to £11.99!

    When it dropped to $5.00 on September 17th 2008 in the US , as you can probably imagine,
    users snapped it up pretty quickly.

    I bought it at full price, £14.99 and have never looked back.

    For people new to VNC, This app allows you to remotely access and view your PC/Mac,
    over Wifi, 3G or Edge, anytime, anywhere.

    Features / Uses

    - Control your PowerPoint presentation using your iPhone as your clicker.
    See your presenter notes on your iPhone.
    - Control your media center using your iPod touch while you're watching a movie
    - Forgot an important file on your home computer and you absolutely need to have access to it, or you need to email it to someone else urgently
    - Check on your kids to make sure they're asleep at home instead of on the computer
    - Walk your significant other / parent / child through some complicated set up process on the home computer while you're traveling

    - Access websites that just don't work on your iPhone like you'd want them to -- or you want to use Flash-enabled websites which don't work at all on Safari
    - Supports iPhone & iPod touch with an active network connection (3G / Edge / WiFi)
    - Connects with Windows PCs and Macs
    - Control your computer's mouse and keyboard wirelessly using your iPhone / iPod touch
    - View your computer's screen on your iPhone / iPod touch
    - Natural Touchpad interface for mouse controls
    - Supports multi-display, high resolution desktops
    - Remote Control provides access to numeric keypad, arrow keys, and function keys

    Reviewed at: v1.3.1
    Reviewed on Firmware: 2.2
    Download size: 1.1MB
    Released on: 18th September 2008
    Retails for: £11.99 / $19.99 [On Sale - Usually £14.99 / $24.99]

    [Edit] - Sale Ends 28th December 2008

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  2. OneMike macrumors 603


    Oct 19, 2005
    I got this app when it was on sale as something I'd only use occasionally. I now use this at some point every day. I still have yet to use this outside my local network except when helping my parents on their mac in another state but I setup a box in my network as a media center I only control with this.
  3. gospel9 macrumors regular

    Sep 20, 2008
    Remote access to your mac (or windows) is one of those things that I find most valuable to my iPhone. Jaadu VNC on the iPhone has, in my opinion, a flawless interface that manages to run really really fast.

    For what it does it does it really well. I have never used their client on my mac, so I am judging it based on using Mac's screen sharing (my router has UPnP disabled, and I am using custom ports).

    Now I have bought this at the discount price, would I buy this again at $25? Probably. There really aren't better alternatives out there. This is one app that I have come to rely on when I needed it.
  4. shoelessone macrumors 6502

    Jul 17, 2007
    Jaadu really is a great piece of software. I got it at a discount. I'd personally have a difficult time buying it for 25 bucks, but that's just because I don't have a job at the moment :). Is it worth 25 bucks - if any application is, Jaadu is I'd say.
  5. sidewinder macrumors 68020


    Dec 10, 2008
    Northern California
    I'd buy it in a heart beat for $5.....I don't really need it so $19.99 is too high for me.

  6. Rayfire macrumors 68030


    Aug 25, 2008
    Same here, I wonder when they're gonna do that $5 price again

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