The mouse surfer turns your android phone into a computer mouse. It works with Windows, Mac, and Linux. Its main features are:
Physic based movement: do you which the smooth way in which the screen moves in your phone was ported to your computer. This mouse moves with physics. This feature is not only pleasing to your sences, but it also allows you to move large spaces in the screen. With today's big, high resolution screens, this is a feature you'll love. Yet, the mouse will move accurately when the finger is moved with more precition.
Self configuration: do you wan't to try a mouse but are put off by the computer jargon. IP this and IP that ? Mouse surfer will self-configure. You just install the driver-- like a regular mouse-- and let the computers do the talking. (for best results sign your phone to the network used by the PC or laptop, advance option allows you to manually set mouse if all else fails.)
Text input: the mouse includes text input. The feature is design so you can still use helpfull android tools like Swipe and voice commands.
Uses for Mouse Surfer:
Use it to give presentations: The mouse is designed to be held with one hand.Use it to mouse the pointer during presentations. Its smooth movement can add to your presentation just like transitions do.
Browse and watch Netflix: have you connected your laptop to the tv to watch Netflix or a DVD, but now you have to get up to browse the selection or press the play button ? With Mouse Surfer, you can use the computer at a distance, so you can leave the laptop connected to the TV and still have convenient access.
Every day use: Mouse Surfer will not substitute you desktop mouse, but if you find yourself using a laptop mouse very often, you can definetly do better with mouse surfer. Mouse Surfer provides a larger area to move your finger. And since it is in your phone, you'll definetely carry it around with you.
At Practical Android Apps, we are aware of how important having security and privacy on any application is for our customers:
Security: all text input is encrypted with 128bit (AES) encryption so you can write anything you would on a regular keyboard.
Privacy: The access privileges used by the phone are needed for the self-configuration process. OAuth standard is used to access your Google account to ensure the highest security currently available for cloud data access. The standard allows us to use cloud services without having to handle your account password.