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I have both iOS and Android, and I was curious to know what apps do you guys use on a regular basis on both platforms.

FTP client, SSH client, RDP client, telnet client, etc. I have most of the necesary stuff on my iPhone, but now that I got a tablet, I wanted to make both workable on if I had to fix something in an emergency.
    
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nmap?
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Backtrack Linux

But ill make my own BOOTCD like Hiren BOOTCD with live xp and add networking and case of emergency apps on it. most of them are on Hiren but putty and open ssh and several others are missing. Like a combined Backtrack Hiren BOOTCD cd sort of thing
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Pretty much ConnectBot.
I think there is a teamviewer client floating around somewhere.

If it's a big enough emergency I'm typically around a PC anyway.

Also, Spooony, he is referring to utilities on mobile platforms.
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Do you guys know how to get an Android RDP client like 2X RDP to connect to your home/work PC while you are on a 3G network (ie. not on the same network and connected via WiFi)?

I looked into it a little bit last night, but I didn't have time to figure it out...
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lol if you have it all on an iphone why didnt you get a iPad lol, also, there are apps for the blackberry playbook that are supposed to be really useful for IT's considering its a business tablet, good job it uses both android and BBOS.
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Do you guys know how to get an Android RDP client like 2X RDP to connect to your home/work PC while you are on a 3G network (ie. not on the same network and connected via WiFi)?

I looked into it a little bit last night, but I didn't have time to figure it out...
You'd likely have to forward the port.
It would be more secure to establish an IPsec VPN to your house and then you should 'be on the same network'.
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You'd likely have to forward the port.
It would be more secure to establish an IPsec VPN to your house and then you should 'be on the same network'.
Thanks man, I will have to look into that

I would Rep you if I could!
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post #9 of 10
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@crust: Got that.

@Spoony: Yes, looking for mobile apps.

@Beers: Yeah, I actually downloaded the following so far for Android:

AndFTP
AndSMB
CifsManager(More or less the same as AndSMB)
ConnectBot
OverlookFing
Shark & Shark Reader

Having issues finding a decent RDP client, that you can actually try before dishing out 20$ or so. Not sure if Android has a refund policy if things don't work the way you want them to.

@Glock: My IT senses were tingling. I already know how iOS works, I wanted some fresh air, and honeycomb was right there, awaiting to be toyed with. I could have went the simple way, but I don't regret my purchase thus far.

@Kid: Definitely set up port forwarding on your router. If you need help with that let me know.
    
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post #10 of 10
MochaRDP - fairly good RDP app
WiFiFofum - access point locator and monitoring
Terminal - SSH/telnet
MyWi - wired/wifi tethering. Absolutely essential, MyWi has saved my tail many times when I need web access on my laptop in locations with no connectivity (IE: middle of a golf course)
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