OnLive archive

  • Lego The Hobbit leads second wave of OnLive Steam CloudLift games, as sub price drops by half
    Gaming

    Lego The Hobbit leads second wave of OnLive Steam CloudLift games, as sub price drops by half

    By 11 April 2014

    OnLive has added five new titles to its CloudLift games line-up, the subscription service that allows you to play games bought on Steam through the cloud on any compatible device. And that includes Android, through the OnLive app. The new games include...

  • What is OnLive and why should you give it a second chance?
    Gaming

    What is OnLive and why should you give it a second chance?

    By 5 March 2014

    OnLive has returned, refreshed and reinvigorated. It has a new management team, different business model and price plan, and the whole service has been given more than just a lick of paint. There's certainly enough for you to give it a second try if you...

  • OnLive: iOS is coming, but we have to get the technology right first
    Gaming

    OnLive: iOS is coming, but we have to get the technology right first

    By 5 March 2014

    OnLive still plans to introduce an iOS portal for its cloud gaming service. It claimed to be working on an iPad and iPhone application when it announced the Android version at the tail end of 2011, but as the months dragged on, the app failed to appear....

  • OnLive is back and this time it's brought Steam along for the ride
    Gaming

    OnLive is back and this time it's brought Steam along for the ride

    By 5 March 2014

    Cloud gaming service OnLive has relaunched after several years of dormancy and the new subscription plan will intrigue Steam users and those who like to buy physical copies of games. Along with a new menu system and cleaner interface, the refreshed OnLive...

  • OnLive now playable directly through LG G2 Google TVs
    Gaming

    OnLive now playable directly through LG G2 Google TVs

    By 16 November 2012

    OnLive, the cloud gaming service, has made its biggest step since rising from the ashes as a new company after its money woes in August this year. It is now available on LG G2 model Google TVs in the US, with future Google TVs from the Korean manufacturer...

  • OnLive boss gets the heave-ho after all
    Gaming

    OnLive boss gets the heave-ho after all

    By 28 August 2012

    Only a matter of days after sending an open letter to the OnLive community claiming that co-founder Steve Perlman was to remain as CEO of the troubled cloud gaming service, OnLive has given him the boot after all. In a statement released by Gary Lauder,...

  • OnLive says it's business as usual, with CEO staying on after recent woes
    Gaming

    OnLive says it's business as usual, with CEO staying on after recent woes

    By 24 August 2012

    OnLive is dead, long live OnLive! A new company has risen from the ashes of OnLive's recent collapse admid reports that it was $30-$40 million in debt, and will continue with the OnLive name. A new backer has been found and the company has been swift...

  • Struggling OnLive restructures, HTC loses $40m investment
    Gaming

    Struggling OnLive restructures, HTC loses $40m investment

    By 20 August 2012

    HTC is licking its wounds after admitting that cloud gaming platform OnLive’s near bankruptcy and subsequent restructuring has hit the Taiwanese manufacturer in the coffers.  After HTC invested what is thought to be around $40 million in OnLive in...

  • OUYA gets OnLive backing meaning hundreds of top tier games from launch
    Gaming

    OUYA gets OnLive backing meaning hundreds of top tier games from launch

    By 27 July 2012

    Having already raised in excess of $5.5 million, OUYA has received another boost with OnLive partnering the start-up company in a move that will see hundreds of its top tier-titles available when the games console is launched. OnLive will provide a range...

  • Touch-enabled L.A. Noire now available for OnLive Android app
    Gaming

    Touch-enabled L.A. Noire now available for OnLive Android app

    By 20 March 2012

    BAFTA Video Games Award winner L.A. Noire is now available as a fully touch-enabled experience on OnLive, so that it can be played through the company's Android tablet application. L.A. Noire: Touch Edition has been converted using OnLive technology and...

  • OnLive Desktop Plus with Flash for iPad now in US, UK soon
    Tablets

    OnLive Desktop Plus with Flash for iPad now in US, UK soon

    By 24 February 2012

    OnLive Desktop Plus, the application that allows iPad owners to use a full Windows experience on their tablets, has now launched in the US, adding Flash and high-speed web browsing to the feature set on offer with the free version. And Pocket-lint has...

  • OnLive and BT kick-off PES 2012 in the cloud
    Gaming

    OnLive and BT kick-off PES 2012 in the cloud

    By 24 January 2012

    OnLive and BT are celebrating the launch of PES 2012 on the cloud-based gaming platform by offering up a whole host of prizes for fans of the football sim franchise. The latest edition of Konami's FIFA rival costs £29.99 on OnLive but anyone splashing...

  • OnLive coming to Google TV
    Gaming

    OnLive coming to Google TV

    By 12 January 2012

    OnLive is due to hit Google TVs, bringing built-in cloud based gaming to your television. As of now, those who own a Google TV can use OnLive viewer, which will let you view content being played via the arena. You cannot, however, actually play games...

  • OnLive Desktop for iPad pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    OnLive Desktop for iPad pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2012

    Available from 12 January via the iTunes App Store, OnLive Desktop is nothing short of a revolution for iPad owners who want a complete working solution for their tablet. It allows them to access and use Windows and Microsoft Office applications remotely,...

  • OnLive to bring Windows to the iPad
    Tablets

    OnLive to bring Windows to the iPad

    By 10 January 2012

    OnLive has branched out from its usual cloud gaming setup to bring Windows to tablets. Plans for an OnLive Desktop app that will let you take advantage of Windows Office applications like Word and PowerPoint has been announced.  The application is due...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Play owners get 200 new games from OnLive
    Gaming

    Sony Ericsson Xperia Play owners get 200 new games from OnLive

    By 23 December 2011

    Are you a Sony Ericsson Xperia Play owner? Good news if you are, OnLive, the streaming gaming service has just confirmed that your phone is one of the new smartphones now supported meaning you can game games like never before.  "The OnLive app for Android...

  • OnLive Player app for iPad, Android and Kindle Fire pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    OnLive Player app for iPad, Android and Kindle Fire pictures and hands-on

    By 8 December 2011

    Pocket-lint Gadget Award 2011 winner OnLive has had an iPad application available for a while now, but many subscribers have been disappointed that all it offered was the ability to view other players' gaming exploits or Brag Clips. However, all that...

  • Best innovation 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards
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    Best innovation 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    By 26 November 2011

    Identifying the best innovations of 2011 is no easy task but trying to compare one to another is even harder. Innovative, ground-breaking ideas come from all sorts of fields within consumer technology and just because something hasn’t sold as many units...

  • Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote

    By 25 November 2011

    It's the awards show that everybody is talking about. Apparently Angelina is going to be wearing Dior and Brad's tux is a Hugo Boss vintage number. Not Jolie or Pitt you understand - Angelina and Brad who work in the bookies near Pocket-lint Towers. They...

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live
    Gaming

    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live

    By 15 November 2011

    Voting for the 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards has now gone live, giving you the chance to say which gadgets you think should be crowned top for 2011. As you will see over on the voting page, each of the 10 categories has five products that have been...

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Nominations announced
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    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Nominations announced

    By 14 November 2011

    Picking the best of the best is never an easy job, but after much deliberation and debate, the Pocket-lint team has whittled down and weeded out the best gadgets and tech from the past year. That means we now have a definitive shortlist for the Pocket-lint...

  • Best innovation 2011: Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best innovation 2011: Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 11 November 2011

    Innovation is key to keeping technology interesting. It is a risky business coming up with something that goes against the grain or changes the way the average consumer views electronics but getting it right can result in serious big bucks as we saw with...

  • OnLive review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    OnLive review

    By 11 October 2011

    OnLive, the cloud-based gaming service, has finally arrived on British shores, bringing with it instant access to blockbuster titles across multiple devices.  With OnLive, games are purchased and played in the cloud, sent from servers running titles...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #57
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #57

    By 28 September 2011

    The Pocket-lint Podcast is jam packed with top tech news and features this week, with Chris Hall, Rik Henderson and Dan Sung turning their attention to the imminent iPhone 5 and Amazon Kindle Fire announcements. And present a FIFA 12 review for your delectation,...

  • OnLive Microconsole pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    OnLive Microconsole pictures and hands-on

    By 26 September 2011

    OnLive finally launched in the UK at the tail end of last week - about a year after its American counterpart - and while there have been some initial connection issues, the service has stabilised of late. And those who have invested in the OnLive Microconsole...