With Windows 8, Microsoft has made a bold step into the tablet realm. But before there were Windows 8 tablets, OnLive Desktop replicated certain parts of the Windows experience that tablet owners have given up. The app launches you into your own personal Windows desktop, with access to fully-featured versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, all running in the cloud. The basic version is free and includes two gigabytes of storage; the $4.99-per-month “Plus” plan adds priority access, a full desktop web browser, extra storage options and more.
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