A few days ago, we told you about OnLive Desktop: this new service, which we heard about at CES, promises to gift iPad owners a Windows 7 experience on their Apple-branded tablet, including access to free cloud-storage and Microsoft Office applications. The free application ("OnLive Desktop") has now launched and, though the service appears to be struggling with the initial intense demand, the results are impressive.
The sleeping giant in Redmond, Washington is beginning to stir. It didn’t even let out a yawn when Apple released the iPad. That's because much of the device’s early attention was consumer-focused. Things have changed.
Is the iPad's market share going to drop to just 20-30%? This is the prediction recently made by Acer chairman JT Wang, speaking to the Chinese language paper the Economic Daily News. However, this isn't really that important to Apple or for the iPad.