adycarter writes: "Steve Perlman, the man responsilbe for Quicktime and WebTV has recently launched OnLive Desktop which now offers a "plus" service enabling iPad users to use Flash, Microsoft Office and the ability to use a Gigabit-speed version of Internet Explorer. The service runs on the same basic technology as their game streaming service in that you're using your iPad as client to access a machine located in the cloud."
adycarter writes: "Cloud gaming and computing company OnLive http://desktop.onlive.com/ has today revealed the first of their paid plans for their OnLive Desktop service. This $4.99 per month plan brings a fully featured and Flash capable Internet Explorer to the iPad, alongside the pre existing Microsoft Office offered by the Free versions of OnLive Desktop."
adycarter writes: "Cloud Gaming gets kicked around as "the future" quite a bit, but most people seem to be dismissive still claiming it doesn't work or is years away from becoming a reality. OnLive is pushing the boat out this holiday weekend with an offer of $1/£1 for any users first purchase on the system and as the only way to play many AAA titles on a Mac its well worth a look; even just out of curiosity."
adycarter writes: "Amusingly the latest Xbox Live newsletter just hit my inbox bearing the great initial text of "Read this issue online if you can't see the images or are using Outlook 2007"
Not having Outlook 2007 I'm curious, are they billing clicking on a link as a feature, or are MS falling foul of their own security features?"
adycarter writes: "The BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6975838.stm ) are reporting that Sony MicroVault USB sticks with fingerprint readers use a similar rootkit to their much loved CD Audio one."