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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 05, 2010
    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...


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    Member Since
    Jan 27, 2010
    in the land of Oz
    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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