You can use your android device as a full featured remote control of your PC. For this purpose you need to install a free application called Gmote both on your android device and on your PC.
Using Gmote you can start and control movies and music at a distance. You can enjoy all of the features of a standard remote control such as play, pause, rewind, volume controls etc. using this app. The built-in file browser in Gmote lets you view the files that are on your computer and select what you want to play.
Gmote can also be used as a wireless Touchpad and keyboard, allowing you to control your computer at distance. Another great feature available in Gmote is the ability to stream music from your computer to your phone!
Some more noted features;
- Linux support
- Control PowerPoint, image slide shows
- Navigate and launch websites from phone
Follow the below steps to turn your android device into a full featured remote control.
From your Android handset, download and install the Gmote client. From the computer you wish to control, download and install the Gmote Server. Launch Gmote from your phone, select the server to connect to, and you are done.