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DaveBarbier 03-05-2010 01:12 PM

Controling my Mac through email
 
Hey guys, I'm new here.

What I want is to be on the move and send my Mac an email and have it perform a task. Maybe Automator will be watching Mail and if it sees a certain command it will start playing music, open an application or pretty much anything I want. Is this possible? Maybe it's not an email, but a different application with a control app on my iPhone.

In another forum someone suggested VNC, but I want to be able to do things when I'm on the train or at the airport, etc...

Thanks!

DRMac 03-05-2010 06:35 PM

Hi, i checked around the Google-verse for an answer to the interesting issue of controlling a mac via email, and Yes it can be done... i dunno how relevant this article is to snow leopard but its a start

AppleScript: Control your Mac with an e-mail


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