OnLive is typically associated with their game streaming service. They are the folks to make it possible to play Assassin’s Creed on your iPad or iPhone. Basically, you sign up for a service and their machines do all the work. All you are doing is receiving a controllable stream of the game, meaning that it’s using minimal processing on your end. Now, they have introduced OnLive Desktop. It’s basically a cloud-based Windows PC on your Apple iPad.
Here are some of the details from the App Store page:
OnLive Desktop is a service that provides a seamless, no-compromise, instant-response cloud-based PC desktop, wherever and whenever you want it. OnLive brings to your iPad a high-performance PC experience, regardless of the content, even when interacting with fast-action media.
• Instantly view, edit and create documents using actual Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Easily transfer files between OnLive Desktop and other devices
• Experience high-performance, instant-response PC applications
• Interact with lag-free animation and video
Based on groundbreaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses the power of cloud computing to deliver a seamless, no-compromise remote PC desktop solution.
Check out the app below: