Set up VLC HTTP interface to allow connections on the LAN

RTFM from one of the following:

  1. http://www.banamalon.net/android/wiki/index.php?title=VLC_-_Remote#Installation
  2. http://hobbyistsoftware.com/vlcsetup-win-manual

Controling VLC from the browser then looks like this:

VLC controled from the browser via HTTP interface

VLC controled from the browser via HTTP interface

Now you can choose your Android remote control app from the following list.

Enjoy pausing your lame sitcoms from your smartphone.

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