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Since our last look at the virtualization scene on the Mac in 2007, both VMware Fusion and Parallels Desktop have released newer versions. Armed with the new 17-inch MacBook Pro, we revisited both virtualiztion software to find out who's ahead this round.
We popped by Microsoft's office for a quick look at their newest browser, Internet Explorer 8, which is now out of beta status and ready for your download!
With Windows 7 running smoothly on our Atom-based machines, it was time to see what we could do with much older Athlon and Intel Pentium 4-based systems. Will it even run? We take the plunge to find out.
No external optical drive but itching to install Win7 on your Intel Atom-based machines? Fret not, the latest Windows 7 OS from Microsoft allows you to install it from a USB drive. Find out how.
With all the hype that's been surrounding Google's shiny new browser (us included), it wasn't long before software giant and PC overlord Microsoft would summon us to their offices to take a look at their newest Beta 2 release of the upcoming Internet Explorer 8.
You may have heard the news (or read the article from Google's blog), but here it is, straight from the horse's mouth as we paid Google a visit for their launch of their new browser: the Google Chrome.
Google's Android platform isn't a life-like robot that most people would assume it to be on first hearing the name. Instead, what you get is something that may change the current mobile phone landscape that we're all too familiar with. Here's a sneak preview of what to expect.
Microsoft enhances the Windows Vista experience with the Industrial Design Toolkit, a brand new design initiative in collaboration with some of its major partners including Dell. Take a sneak peek at Microsoft's lifestyle branding on the latest devices as showcased in this exclusive coverage!
Aimed at a niche audience with multiple computers at home, Microsoft's new Windows Home Server hopes to automate the mundane tasks involved in home networks, from file sharing to system backups. If you're the unofficial IT troubleshooter at home, this is a must read for it may just save you a lot of hassle.
Boot Camp showed us the possibility of running Windows on a Mac. But virtualization software allows Windows, Linux, Solaris and almost any OS you can think of, run side by side and even within Mac OS X. Our admission to this world of possibilities: VMware Fusion.