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OnLive Desktop: Virtual Office Apps on Your iPad

At a Glance

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  • OnLive Desktop
    3/5

    OnLive Desktop offers free or inexpensive access to Office apps, IE, and more on a tablet, but it suffers from design and usability flaws.

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At a Glance

OnLive Desktop offers free or inexpensive access to Office apps, IE, and more on a tablet, but it suffers from design and usability flaws.

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Pros

  • Brings Windows, Office apps, and IE to an iPad
  • IE supports videos Safari doesn't
  • Free access to Office apps (but not IE)

Cons

  • Office Ribbon can be hard to use on a tablet
  • Free accounts can experience lag
  • Cloud storage doesn't automatically sync
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