Category: Mac

Windows Experience Index - Parallels vs. Fusion: How Do They Stack Up?

Since the release of Parallels 5 I have been a huge fan.  Previous to that, I really liked VMware Fusion as the product was much more mature and seemed more stable.  I really had no means to measure performance other than to gauge it by my perception over regular use. Earlier this week, VMware announced […]

Create a Disk Image Installer on the Mac

I was working on a project for my father-in-law where he wanted to distribute his yearly catalog via CD instead of the traditional printed method. I wanted to design a CD image that would work on both Windows and Mac.  I was able to solve the PC side of it pretty quickly, but needed some […]

VMware Fusion 3 or Parallels 5?

It’s a bitter battle between the two – which provides the best feature set while maintaining optimal performance?  I’ve tried both, been back and forth, and can’t quite decide for myself.  Have you tried either or both?  Which do you prefer and why?

Are The Technology Gaps Ever Filled?

First and foremost, I am a Windows user. I have been forever. I was a "blue badge" so I was very much a "fanboy" of Microsoft from the platform to desktop apps to mobile devices and still pretty much am. I have also opened my eyes to other computing technologies like the Mac and iPhone. […]

MacFUSE and NTFS-3G

I was looking for a creative way to be able to share my USB hard drive that I had formatted for the Mac with my PC. HFS Explorer, worked fine, but required me to extract files instead of being able to expose the volume as a drive letter. I decided I would search for something […]
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