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Virtual Desktop App Comes to Nook Tablets
AlwaysOnPC, a mobile app for Android that offers users a multi-purpose virtual desktop, is now available in the Barnes & Noble Nook Apps store for the Nook Color and Nook Tablet devices.
The app, from Xform Computing, lets Nook users tap into a cloud-based virtual desktop loaded with more than 40 apps, featuring Chrome and Firefox browsers, support for Flash and Java apps, and a full Open Office suite for editing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.
The app offers 2 GB of cloud storage and Dropbox integration. The browsers include extensions like Evernote Web Clipper, toolbars, themes, add-ons, and synchronized bookmarks. All connections in the app are encrypted for security.
AlwaysOnPC is currently available in the Nook Apps store.
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