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Mikogo supportToday we implemented a change in Version 4 to facilitate remote support sessions, in particular for cases when you want to start a session and directly view and control the remote computer, instead of first presenting your own screen.

This feature has always been available in Version 4, however previously you needed to configure this in the Profile Manager. Now when you open your Mikogo software you can select to view and control the remote computer without using the Profile Manager.
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Mikogo Update to Version 4For those of you who have still been using Version 3 since we released Version 4 last week, you may have noticed that there hasn’t yet been a forced upgrade. This was because we wanted to notify everyone first in order to give notice and allow for you to prepare for Version 4.
Today we initiated the update process within Mikogo Version 3. As a session organizer, the next time you run the Mikogo Version 3 software, you will receive an update notification. Read on for more details.
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Mikogo Linux Mac Desktop SharingAfter a successful beta stage (to those who volunteered as beta testers – thanks!), we have officially launched Version 4. For those of you who have not tried Version 4 yet, when you update to the new software you will see a new-look user interface, a range of additional features, and it is available on three computer platforms: Windows, Mac and Linux – this means you can start a session from either one of these platforms and have participants join from the same or one of the other platforms.
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Linux TuxToday we have launched the Mikogo Linux software as an open beta release. This means it is now available for anyone to download from our download pages and use for their next desktop sharing sessions. With the new Linux software you can both start or join sessions from a Linux computer. Furthermore the software works in conjunction with Mikogo organizers or participants who are using either a Windows or Mac computer. In other words, share your screen Linux screen with Windows or Mac users. Or join a session from your Linux computer and view the screen of your Windows or Mac organizer.
Read below for details on downloading the Linux software, along with screenshots of Mikogo sharing desktops between Linux and Windows/Mac computers.
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Mikogo and Financial PlannersFinancial planning is crucial for everyone, even those without finance backgrounds. But how do you know which options are the best for you? The Investment Coach is a group of chartered financial planners and offer independent financial advice for individuals, families and businesses. The UK-based company specialize in coaching and enter into collaborative processes with the clients to get them the best results.
This week we had a great discussion with Andrew Reeves, the director and founder of The Investment Coach. While new to Mikogo, Andrew provided very interesting insights into the tactics and benefits of finance coaching via desktop sharing. Read on below for the full discussion.
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