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Posted by at 8 March , 2012

AlwaysOnPC is a powerful app available for iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch.

With AlwaysOnPC, you get your own “virtual desktop in the cloud” that you can access directly from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. With AlwaysOnPC you can enjoy the full browsing experience with Chrome Browser and even visit Flash based websites. Play all your favorite online games without the need of additional apps. Even play games directly from Facebook. You can also access your Dropbox folder, and open, edit, save and send Office Suite documents such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint all directly from your iPad, iPhone — all from within AlwaysOnPC App. Now you can truly have a computer on the go all in one powerful app.

This Podcast givers you tips, tricks and how-to instruction on how to get the most from AlwaysOnPC on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch device.

Here are just a few of the things you get with AlwaysOnPC:

  • o   Full Office Suite: Open, edit, cut/paste & save Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
  • o   Google Chrome Browser OR Firefox – with Flash, Add-ons, toolbars, sync’ing
  • o   Access Dropbox, Google Docs, and other Online storage
  • o   2GB online storage. Easily load files from your computer…

You can find the apps in the appstore:

for iPad: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/office-flash-java-w-chrome/id380204369?mt=8&am…

For iPhone: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/office-flash-java-w-chrome/id324618793?mt=8&am…

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Posted by at 25 January , 2012

(Editor note: This is a recent press release on our Amazon Kindle Fire app, and Amazon Android Apps store launch of AlwaysOnPC)

Santa Barbara, CA – Xform Computing, Inc. announces its AlwaysOnPC mobile app for Android is available in the Amazon Apps Store, with editions for Kindle Fire and other Android Tablets.

Xform Computing’s AlwaysOnPC App has raised the bar for Cloud-powered mobile apps, and is well aligned with Amazon’s Cloud Computing strategy. Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet already includes the Silk ‘cloud-assisted’ Web Browser, and it offers cloud storage of movies, music and books purchased on Amazon. Now with the launch of the AlwaysOnPC App, Kindle Fire and other Android tablet users get access to a unique ‘personal cloud desktop’ with powerful, desktop computer-class applications and file storage.

The AlwaysOnPC Virtual Desktop offers the productivity apps and features such as editing office docs, Powerpoint presentations or spreadsheets; Viewing and editing PDFs – including annotations and forms; retouching photos and images; creating and editing graphics and drawings; Browsing/using productivity or game websites that require PC-class browser technology like Java, and more. This Personal Cloud Desktop enables many mobile users to leave their laptop behind and still do real work – right on their Kindle Fire or other Android tablet or phone!

AlwaysOnPC features include:
Chrome and Firefox browsers with Extensions like Evernote Web Clipper, toolbars, themes, add-ons, synchronized bookmarks, tabs, and passwords (optional)
Support for ‘desktop-class’ web browser technology such as Java-applets, needed for sites like Zoho, BNSF emulator, Runescape, QuickBooks Online, PartyPoker, and others that don’t run on most mobile web browsers.
A full mobile Open Office suite for editing Word Excel and Powerpoint documents –with copy/paste between any app, and one-click conversion to PDF
Dropbox integration
2Gb of cloud storage
Full access to the personal cloud desktop from any PC or Mac, where you can upload personal data such as documents, photos or files to your AlwaysOnPC virtual desktop.
All connections are encrypted for maximum security.

Users can even host a Web Conference and share their screen (and show presentations or documents to participants) using the Zoho Meeting feature from their AlwaysOnPC virtual Desktop. These powerful features are available today: in the Amazon Apps store:

AlwaysOnPC Kindle Fire Edition (http://amzn.to/xiES7N)

AlwaysOnPC for Android tablets in Amazon Apps (http://amzn.to/x08wgb)
(e.g. for Samsung Galaxy Tab, Asus Transformer, Motorola Xoom, Toshiba Thrive and other Android devices):

About Xform Computing, Inc.:
Xform Computing’s “Personal Cloud Desktop” architecture can deliver the power of cloud computing apps directly to end users on mobile devices. It provides a ‘single target’ for developers to deliver HTML5, Flash, Java, Silverlight, Linux, and other applications to iOS and Android smart devices and tablets. Learn more at http://www.alwaysonpc.com

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Posted by at 5 December , 2011

Demonstration Video- Host a Webinar, Web Conference, online meeting, with screen share from your mobile device like iPad, iPhone or Android, using AlwaysOnPC:
Web conference starts at about 1:16

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Posted by at 5 December , 2011

AlwaysOnPC’s Virtual PC App continues to break mobile barriers to unlock powerful features like screen-sharing, web meetings, and editing of Powerpoint presentations, spreadsheets, images, graphics, charts and more from Cloud-based services like Zoho, Office 365, and Google Apps on mobile devices.

Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2011

Xform Computing, Inc. announces a giant leap forward in mobile productivity by enabling mobile access to Cloud-based productivity and business websites, and web conferencing: The latest release of Xform’s AlwaysOnPC® App has completed testing that demonstrates excellent mobile compatibility with the top online productivity websites, bringing users rich functionality of these services on iOS and Android devices.

A growing number of Cloud-based services have built their offerings on Flash, Java script or applets, Silverlight, and even many HTML5 features which don’t work correctly on the native iPad or Android Browsers. Thus, only a subset of the functionality of these sites is available on mobile devices. Examples include Zoho®, Microsoft’s Office 365®, Quickbooks Online, Google® Apps, and many more. The AlwaysOnPC Mobile App bridges this gap.

AlwaysOnPC gives users access to a complete virtual computer directly from their iPad or Android device, liberating them to use these powerful services. For example, using Chrome inside AlwaysOnPC users can perform tasks in Zoho, Office 365, or Google Docs that are often difficult or impossible on mobile apps and browsers: Create, upload or import documents and presentations from online storage or other web repositories; Use full editing features, including the ability to create, re-touch, insert and re-size images, graphics, tables and charts into documents or Powerpoint slides; Even copy and paste this rich content between apps, just like on a computer.

AlwaysOnPC also enables mobile collaboration: The Zoho Meeting web conferencing/screen-sharing solution relies on Flash and Java-applets and does not work on native mobile browsers. However with AlwaysOnPC, users can initiate and host Zoho Meetings from iPad, iPhone, or Android with participants on any device or computer. They can share their AlwaysOnPC screen to conduct presentations, demonstrations, webinars and more, and even delegate presenter controls to participants.

Similar mobile compatibility challenges face Office 365, Quickbooks Online, and even Google Apps such as Sites or Docs editing (especially Powerpoint presentations) which rely on desktop browser technology. In addition to unlocking the full productivity promise of these cloud-based services on mobile devices, AlwaysOnPC also includes the OpenOffice suite, Gimp image editor, InkScape illustration program and Dropbox access.

Demonstration Video: http://youtu.be/N0m6B8-eI7Y

AlwaysOnPC is available for purchase and download in iTunes and the Android Market:
iPhone: http://itunes.apple.com/app/alwaysonpc-virtual-pc-firefox/id324618793?mt=8
iPad: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=380204369&mt=8
Android Phones: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.alwaysonpc.android.vnc
AlwaysOnPC-HD edition for large Android Tablets: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.alwaysonpc_trial.android.vnc

About Xform Computing, Inc.
Xform Computing’s “Client-cloud” architecture can deliver apps with the vast power of cloud computing- including HTML5, Flash, Java, Linux, and more – to any device that can run the lightweight AlwaysOnPC client software like iPad, iPhone, iPod-touch and Android. Xform also offers parnterships for delivering OEM/private label or co-branded, apps/services across platforms in weeks.

AlwaysOnPC Device Requirements:
iPad, iPhone and iPod touch OS 3.2 or later; size: 1.2Mb
Android OS 2.1; size: 500Kb
An active 3/4G or WiFi connection are required to run the app

Pricing and Availability:
AlwaysOnPC is available today in the iTunes Appstore (separate apps for iPad and iPhone/iPod-touch), Android Marketplace, Amazon Apps, Verizon Vcast Apps, and soon Barnes & Noble NookColor Appstore in the Productivity category in both one-time-purchase from 19.99 to 29.99 and subscription plans depending on device and store. Check stores for the latest offers.

Evaluation copies of the apps are available for qualified reviewers and journalists. Please specify the publication or website you represent when making your request.

Learn more at http://www.alwaysonpc.com/

AlwaysOnPC is a trademark of Xform Computing, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners and their mention does not constitute endorsement of, nor ensure 100% compatibility with AlwaysOnPC.

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Posted by at 2 August , 2011

Here’s a quick demo of Adobe Forms Central – this is a Flash based website https://www.acrobat.com/formscentral/en/home.html  for creating and publishing online forms. This is part of Adobe’s acrobat.com suite of online services including Create PDF, Convert PDF to Word, Send large files (SendNow).

Click here to learn more about AlwaysOnPC

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Posted by at 7 July , 2011

Santa Bárbara, California/ Sofía, Bulgaria: Xform Computing, Inc. anuncia un nuevo Centro de Datos Europeo, que ofrecerá hasta cinco veces más rendimiento a los usuarios de las aplicaciones para móviles de AlwaysOnPC para iPad, iPhone y Android en Reino Unido y todo el continente.

AlwaysOnPC es una aplicación para teléfonos móviles que ofrece a los usuarios acceso a un PC virtual, personal y completo, desde su dispositivo Android. Sus características incluyen: uso de los navegadores de Chrome o de Firefox con barras de herramientas, temas, complementos, pestañas y marcadores sincronizados, y acceso a la Tienda Virtual de Chrome; un completo paquete Open Office para móviles para modificar documentos en formato Word, Excel y Powerpoint; integración de Dropbox; software para dibujar y editar imágenes completamente funcional; función Copiar/ pegar entre aplicaciones de cualquier tipo; 2 Gb de almacenamiento.

Java es la esencia de muchos sitios web interactivos que incluyen sitios comerciales o de productividad y de juegos, pero a los que aún no se puede acceder desde un iPad, iPhone o Android. AlwaysOnPC permite a sus usuarios ejecutar Chrome con Java ‘en el navegador’ desde un iPad, iPhone y Android de manera que puedan acceder a miles de sitios como Runescape, Evony, juegos de Facebook, PartyPoker, QuickBooks Online, Sliderocket, Google Sites, y mucho más. El sistema aún no admite sonido ni vídeo a plena carga, pero se espera implementar estas funciones pronto.

Los clientes actuales de AlwaysOnPC en Europa que se hayan registrado en el centro de datos de EE. UU. (antes del 5 de abril de 2011) pueden volver a registrar sus cuentas en los nuevos servidores europeos y beneficiarse del fantástico rendimiento mejorado sin coste alguno. Se están realizando pruebas beta de Chrome y Java y, actualmente, su inclusión es voluntaria.

Acerca de Xform Computing, Inc.:

El diseño “Nube Móvil” de Xform Computing puede suministrar la amplia potencia de la computación en nube a dispositivos móviles como iPad, iPhone, iPod-touch y Android.<0} Más información en http://www.alwaysonpc.com

Las aplicaciones para iPhones y aplicaciones para iPad de AlwaysOnPC están disponibles en iTunes Appstore, y en Android Market por 24,99 € (consulte en las tiendas para conocer las promociones más recientes).

Hay disponibles copias de evaluación de las aplicaciones para periodistas y revisores cualificados.Cuando realice su solicitud, especifique a qué sitio web o publicación representa.

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Posted by at 7 July , 2011

Santa Barbara, CA/Sofia, Bulgarie – Xform Computing, Inc. présente un nouveau centre de données européen, offrant des performances jusqu’à cinq fois plus élevées aux utilisateurs de son application mobile AlwaysOnPC pour iPad, iPhone et Android, à travers le Royaume-Uni et sur le Union Européen.

AlwaysOnPC est une application mobile permettant aux utilisateurs d’accéder à un PC virtuel complet et personnel à partir de leur appareil Android. Les fonctionnalités comprennent notamment : l’utilisation des navigateurs Chrome ou Firefox avec des barres d’outils, des thèmes, des modules complémentaires, des marque-pages et onglets synchronisés ; l’accès au Chrome Web Store ; une mobile Open Office suite complète pour modifier des documents Word, Excel et Powerpoint ; une intégration Dropbox ; un logiciel complet de dessin et de modification d’images ; la fonction copier/coller entre toutes les applications ; 2 Go de stockage.

Java est au cœur de nombreux sites Web interactifs, notamment des sites de jeux, d’entreprise et de productivité, mais ne fonctionne pas encore sur les appareils iPad, iPhone et Android. AlwaysOnPC permet aux utilisateurs de faire fonctionner Chrome with ‘in-browser’ Java from sur les appareils iPad, iPhone et Android afin d’accéder à des centaines de sites tels que Runescape, Evony, les jeux Facebook, PartyPoker, QuickBooks Online, Sliderocket, Google Sites et bien davantage. Le système ne prend pas encore en charge le son et les vidéos haut débit, mais ces fonctionnalités devraient sortir prochainement.

Les clients AlwaysOnPC en Europe qui sont inscrits dans le centre de données américain (avant le 5 avril 2011) peuvent réenregistrer leurs comptes vers les serveurs européens et profiter des performances fortement améliorées, sans aucun frais. Les versions bêta de Chrome et Java sont en cours d’évaluation et sont actuellement offertes lors de l’inscription.

À propos de Xform Computing, Inc. :

L’architecture « Mobile-Cloud » de Xform Computing permet aux appareils mobiles (notamment iPad, iPhone, iPod-touch et Android) de disposer de la puissance colossale du cloud computing. Pour en savoir davantage, consultez http://www.alwaysonpc.com

AlwaysOnPC iPhone app et iPad app sont disponibles dès aujourd’hui dans l’iTunes Appstore et auprès des magasins Android Market pour 24,99 € (voir auprès des magasins pour connaître les dernières promotions).

Les versions d’évaluation des applications sont disponibles pour les réviseurs et journalistes spécialisés. Veuillez indiquer la publication ou le site Web que vous représentez au moment de votre requête.

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Posted by at 7 July , 2011

Santa Barbara, Kalifornien/Sofia, Bulgarien – Xform Computing, Inc. kündigt die Eröffnung eines neuen europäischen Datencenters an, um den Benutzern der mobilen Anwendung AlwaysOnPC für iPad, iPhone und Android im Vereinigten Königreich und auf dem europäischen Kontinent eine bis zu fünfmal höhere Leistung anzubieten.

AlwaysOnPC ist eine mobile Anwendung, die Benutzern über Ihr Android-Gerät Zugriff auf einen vollständigen persönlichen virtuellen PC ermöglicht. Die Funktionen beinhalten Folgendes: Verwendung des Browsers Chrome oder Firefox mit Symbolleisten, Designs, Add-Ons, synchronisierten Favoriten und Registerkarten sowie Zugriff auf den Chrome Web Store; eine vollständige mobile Open Office-Suite zum Bearbeiten von Word-, Excel- und PowerPoint-Dokumenten; Dropbox-Integration; Bildbearbeitungs- und Zeichensoftware mit vollem Funktionsumfang; Kopieren/Einfügen zwischen beliebigen Anwendungen; 2 GB Speicherplatz.

Java ist die Basis vieler interaktiver Websites, einschließlich Spielen und Unternehmens-/Produktivitäts-Websites, aber es funktioniert noch nicht auf iPad-, iPhone- oder Android-Geräten. Mit AlwaysOnPC können Benutzer Chrome mit im Browser integrierten Java auf iPad-, iPhone- und Android-Geräten ausführen, um auf Tausende Websites wie Runescape, Evony, Facebook-Spiele, PartyPoker, QuickBooks Online, Sliderocket, Google und mehr zuzugreifen. Das System unterstützt bisher keinen Sound oder vollständige Videos, aber diese Funktionen sollen in Kürze veröffentlicht werden.

Bestehende AlwaysOnPC-Kunden in Europa, die sich beim Datencenter in den USA registriert haben (vor dem 5. April 2011), können ihre Konten auf den neuen europäischen Servern erneut registrieren und von einer stark verbesserten Leistung profitieren – und zwar kostenlos. Chrome und Java befinden sich in der Beta-Testphase und sind derzeit als Teilnahmeangebot verfügbar.

Über Xform Computing, Inc.:

Die „Mobile-Cloud“-Architektur von Xform Computing kann die enorme Leistung des Cloud Computing auf mobilen Geräten wie iPad, iPhone, iPod touch und Android bereitstellen. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter http://www.alwaysonpc.com

Die iPhone-Anwendung und iPad-Anwendung AlwaysOnPC sind heute im iTunes Appstore und im Android Market für 24,99 € verfügbar (Informationen zu aktuellen Angeboten finden Sie in den Stores).

Für berechtigte Prüfer und Journalisten stehen Testversionen der Anwendung zur Verfügung. Bitte geben Sie bei Ihrer Anforderung die Veröffentlichung oder Website für die Darstellung an.

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Posted by at 7 July , 2011

Yes, most of our Europeans customers already know since we’ve been in Beta since April, but here’s the press release of our official launch of our service in Europe. Note – this post will follow in German, French, Italian and Spanish.

Chrome, Flash, Java and Open Office Come to iPad iPhone & Android Users in Europe/UK

Santa Barbara, CA/Sofia, Bulgaria – Xform Computing, Inc. announces a new European Data Center, bringing up to five times higher performance to users of it’s AlwaysOnPC mobile App for iPad, iPhone and Android across the UK and the Continent.

AlwaysOnPC is a powerful mobile-cloud offering that gives users access a complete, personal virtual PC while they are on-the-go. Features include use of Chrome or Firefox browsers which can be customized with toolbars and add-ons, a full mobile Open office suite for editing Word Excel and Powerpoint, full-featured image editing and drawing software, copy/paste between any app, and 2Gb of storage.

AlwaysOnPC lets users run Chrome or Firefox with Flash and ‘in-browser’ Java on iPad iPhone and Android with themes/skins, synchronized bookmarks and tabs, and access the Chrome Web Store. Flash and Java are at the heart of many interactive websites including multi-player role and strategy games, online gaming, and many business/productivity sites, but still do not function on many mobile devices. AlwaysOnPC now lets customers access thousands of sites like Runescape, Evony, Facebook games, PartyPoker, Sliderocket, Google Sites, and many more from iPad, iPhone or Android.

Existing AlwaysOnPC customers in Europe who registered on the US data center (prior to April 5, 2011) can re-register their accounts to the new European servers – and benefit from greatly increased performance — at no charge. Chrome and Java are in beta testing and are currently available as an opt-in offer.

About Xform Computing, Inc.:

Xform Computing’s “Client-cloud” architecture can deliver apps with the vast power of cloud computing to any device that can run it’s lightweight client software app including iPad, iPhone, iPod-touch and Android. Learn more at http://www.alwaysonpc.com (Translations: Deutsch, Français, Español, Italiano, Portugues)

AlwaysOnPC iPhone app and iPad app are available today in the iTunes Appstore, and in the Android Marketplace for €24,99 (check the stores for the latest promotions).

Evaluation copies of the apps are available for qualified reviewers and journalists. Please specify the publication or website you represent when making your request to support@xformcomputing.com

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Posted by at 22 June , 2011

We were lucky enough to find one of the new Samsung Galaxy 10.1 in stock at BestBuy, and picked it up so we could make this video. First reaction: Wow! This is definitely a contender for the iPad2. Its lighter and thinner, and I like the aspect ratio. In this video we demo AlwaysOnPC running on this Samsung Galaxy 10.1, showing: Chrome browser, Chrome store, Evony, Runescape, Open Office (also accessing our Dropbox folder) to edit Excel and Powerpoint. We’ve got some optimization to do, but AlwaysOnPC works pretty well as is!

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