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OnLive Desktop brings full Windows apps to iPad

OnLive Desktop brings full Windows apps to iPad

Known for delivering instant-action gaming over the cloud, OnLive is now adding a new service of delivering enterprise productivity tools over the cloud. The company will be bringing the first no-compromise Windows apps experience to the iPad. Through its free OnLive Desktop app, which will be available this Thursday, iPad users will be able to access full-featured Windows 7 applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, that are remotely hosted in the cloud.

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OnLive hits iOS and Android with phone/tablet cloud gaming

OnLive hits iOS and Android with phone/tablet cloud gaming

OnLive has launched its smartphone and tablet cloud gaming apps for iPhone, iPad and Android, bringing console-class gaming to WiFi and 3G/4G mobile devices with an optional wireless controller. This updated control pad uses what OnLive calls "adaptive wireless" to automatically find the best connection with your TV, PC, Mac, Blu-ray player, smartphone or tablet, and will go on sale on December 9 at $49.99/£39.99. Check out the video demo after the cut.

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HTC: Quietly Blundering

HTC: Quietly Blundering

To say HTC is having a bad month is an understatement: share price ditching, outlook slashed and reeling from an embarrassing and unexpected defeat by Apple in the patent courts. The company that once led the smartphone segment has found its "Quietly Brilliant" message struggling to be heard above the crowd. The potential collapse of the S3 Graphics deal is just the latest stage of the company's ebbing momentum, though it can't blame the USITC entirely for investors' loss of faith. HTC lost its common Sense some time ago.

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OnLive hits UK: Streaming gaming is go

OnLive hits UK: Streaming gaming is go

Streaming game company OnLive has officially launched in the UK, bringing its cloud-hosted gaming system to PCs, Macs and TVs, with tablet and phones support in the pipeline. Around 150 titles are available for UK gamers at launch, with a special offer making the first just £1 ($1.55), and either per-title or subscription packages are available. Meanwhile, OnLive has also confirmed that EA Games titles will soon be arriving in the catalog, beginning with Bulletstorm.

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GameStop removes OnLive coupons from Deus Ex

GameStop removes OnLive coupons from Deus Ex

GameStop has ordered its employees to open up new boxes of the Deus Ex: Human Revolution game title to remove the included OnLive coupon. The offer gives customers, who purchase the regular PC version of the game, a free OnLive version, encouraging them to try the OnLive cloud gaming platform. This didn't sit well with GameStop, as cloud gaming is certainly competition for video gaming dollars.

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OnLive UK launch September 22 with 100+ streaming games

OnLive UK launch September 22 with 100+ streaming games

OnLive has announced that it will be launching its UK streaming gaming service on September 22, with a 100+ line-up of titles on offer from day one. Available for HDTV, PC, Mac, and iPad and Android tablet play, the new UK service will be fully connected with the existing US service, allowing gamers in both countries to take each other on in multiplayer titles with complete voice chat support.

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DIDO uses the cloud to process WiFi and 3G traffic for less latency

DIDO uses the cloud to process WiFi and 3G traffic for less latency

The company that brought us the OnLive cloud gaming system has a new way to use the cloud to reduce the latency and interference associated with sending WiFi and 3G data across a network. The new system is called DIDO and it was invented by Steve Perlman. Perlman offered a glimpse at what DIDO can do for cloud services like OnLive gaming in the whitepaper describing the DIDO system.

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OnLive Player For iPad And Android Tablets Debuts At E3 2011

OnLive Player For iPad And Android Tablets Debuts At E3 2011

Cloud-based gaming company, OnLive, has just unveiled today at E3 2011 their new OnLive Player app for the iPad and Android tablets. We've seen them demo OnLive with the HTC EVO View 4G, also known as the HTC Flyer, back a few months ago, but now the company's plan to bring internet-streamed gaming to tablets has been officially announced and looks pretty spectacular. Check out the video preview after the cut.

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