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Onlive Streams windows to the ipad, coming january 12

01-09-2012, 01:10 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: France
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Onlive Streams windows to the ipad, coming january 12


Microsoft's OS rides the same bandwidth pipelines that host OnLive's gaming service, and offers tablet owners a streamed desktop with access to fully functional versions of Microsoft Office products like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. The iPad app that is launching Thursday represents the outfit's "free" version of OnLive Desktop, and packs 2 GB of secure cloud storage in addition its limited suite of office applications. OnLive plans to expand the service with OnLive Desktop Pro, a paid variant (starting at $9.99 a month) with 50 GB of cloud storage, priority server access, additional applications and "cloud-accelerated browsing." Need something more specific? OnLive Enterprise will let firms custom tailor their cloud desktop to suit their needs -- dictating data, application and device access by user.

This is a different app than the gaming one that is still pending apple's approval.

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01-13-2012, 12:50 AM
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This is pretty awesome!

01-13-2012, 01:08 AM
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This is really cool.