OnLive Desktop hits the Android tablet

Summary:Remote access to Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer is now available on Android tablets through OnLive Desktop.

The OnLive Desktop app and service is now available for Android tablets. I was duly impressed with the iPad app and the service, and my testing of the Android app show it to be just as good.

OnLive Desktop provides remote access to a Windows 7 system on the company servers, allowing free access to Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Plus users ($4.99 monthly) get Internet Explorer access thrown in, additional cloud storage for files, and priority access to the servers.

The OnLive Desktop app is free in the Android Market.

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Topics: Tablets, Hardware, Laptops, Mobility


James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' w... Full Bio

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