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KDE Konnect: control your KDE devices from your phone

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Today we are surrounded by ‘smart’ devices all around us - smartphones, tablets, TVs, PCs and many more. These devices naturally don’t interact with each other. There are some device specific apps developed by some companies but those work within the device spectrum of that company, for example Samsung All Share comes only for Samsung Android devices and work only with Samsung smart TVs.

There is a scope for peer-to-peer, device to device convergence where you don’t have to either lock yourself into the products of a company or send the data using traditional methods. For example, I have to put my data on my cloud server to access it from my PC to the tablet.

Some members of the KDE community have been working towards better device interaction.

Albert Vaca Cintora, is a KDE developer from Barcelona, who is working on a Google Summer of Code (2013) project called KDE Konnect. According to the project page:

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