How to Use Windows 7 on iPad by using OnLive

It is very true that tablets are of great use, but one indeed feature, which they have been lacking so far, is the ability to create content. Yea, tablets are perfect to consume any type of content, but when it comes to creating the content on them, it might let you down. The reason could be anything may be the limited hardware capabilities; the touchscreen interface, or just that software, vendors haven’t had enough time to adapt their offerings.

Thus, desktop computers here gains the game, as when it comes to work on a serious note, the folks do prefer to turn on their desktop PC’s.

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As the season of bestowing innovations in development of technology is hitting rapidly, now you need not to switch to your desktop PC for handling any of your documents. Yes, Onlive is now bringing an evolution to remark the beginning of new prospects for the iPad, by bringing full Windows 7 applications “from the cloud”, on the iPad.

OnLive Founder and CEO Steve Perlman said “OnLive Desktop is the first app to deliver a no-compromise, media-rich Windows desktop experience to iPad, opening up powerful new possibilities for consumers and businesses. iPad users will now be able to simply and securely view and edit cloud-hosted documents with full-featured Windows desktop applications like Microsoft Office, just as if they were using a local high-performance PC. Multi-touch gestures respond instantly and smoothly, while HD videos, animations and PC video games-never before usable on a remote desktop-play seamlessly.”

Onlive Desktop

The Gaming service OnLive has stretched its cloud-based skills into a completely new horizon, and the prospect of a cloud-based Windows experience on an iPad is certainly likely to turn a few heads.

Onlive Desktop, a free app that will be made available in the iTunes App Store on Thursday, January 12th. The app will be working as a remote desktop client for a Windows 7 desktop hosted on OnLive’s PC servers.

The free OnLive account stems 2 GB of storage and provides access to Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, as well as touch based games and several utilities.

To get Windows 7 access on your iPad you need to have an Onlive account and you can check out the details at desktop.onlive.com.

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About Nitin Agarwal

Nitin Agarwal is a Spritual Soul from India. He is a Windows and Windows Phone Expert and Blogger by birth. He has been awarded as Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for three times by Microsoft in Windows Expert category. People often calls him a Geek, techie, gadget freak and A Crazy Heart because of his passion towards doing things differently. Immensly inspired from Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and APJ Abdul Kalam.
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