X-Remote control PC applications on a smartphone Tizen

And yet another smart use for your tizen operated phone has come to fruit: X-Remote.

X-remote was originally developed for the BADA operating system. It is a remote control application that connects with  your PC via Bluetooth. It uses elements of the Microsoft Bluetooth Stack to control several PC-Applications as well as hardware functions via a smartphone, such as:

  • Several types of keyboards
  • Mouse/trackpad buttons and functions.
  • Hibernate, standby / sleep, lock, log off, restart, shutdown, but also control your monitor and loudspeakers.
  • Media players like Windows Media Center (WMC) or Windows Media Player (WMP ), Winamp, Cyberlink Power DVD and Zune.
  • Business tools like PowerPoint and Acrobat Reader.


The Developer, Tamal Basak is expanding both the support and the exension of the elements that can be controlled

Installing X-remote

Installing is quite simple and straightforward: In order to use tour tizen smartphone as the X-Remote you have to install an application on your smartphones and one on the PC. Further requirements are like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 and the dot net framework 3.1 runtime version (Which is available for free from Microsoft). And bluetooth of course!