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[TechReport] OnLive bounces back with Steam Cloud support

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About 18 months ago, OnLive laid off its entire staff and filed for something akin to bankruptcy protection. Things weren't looking up for the online game streaming service. As Rock, Paper, Shotgun reports, however, OnLive has since bounced back—and it's now pitching itself partly as a sidekick service to Steam.
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I had OnLive from day one.... they even sent me the console for free and gave me 5 free games. I never really did like it though...
    
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It's a premium service, I'd rather just use remote desktop.
Onlive's new client is more intensive than big picture mode.
* This new service is also very insecure, they are just offering remote desktop to one of their servers[they just log into your Steam account, not an actual Steam authentication.]
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We've received a request to access your Steam account from the Steam Client on
a new computer located at IP address: 74.85.148.9
Our records show this IP address is in MOUNTAIN VIEW CA US
Above is the steam guard service IP of the onlive service*
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I really like the look and quality of that wireless controller. That's about all that interested me though.
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Meh.

The infrastructure for streaming games over the web is simply not there and won't be for quite a while.

Honestly hope OnLive dies off. Don't want streaming gaming to be the future.
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