The latest version of VirtualBox supports multiple CPU cores and accelerated DirectX graphics in Windows. But its biggest advantage compared to other virtualization apps is price: It's free.
Parallels 5 is a feature-rich and speedy virtualization solution that does an excellent job with DirectX and OpenGL video acceleration.
VMware's Fusion 3.0.1 adds many new features, including a full-screen toolbar, improved DirectX support, 64-bit native core, and a modestly revised interface to what was already a very good virtualization solution.
Learn a simple way to clear out one category (Applications, Documents, Servers) in the Apple Menu's Recent Items section without clearing the other categories.
Rob Griffiths discusses three features he'd like to see on the rumored-to-be-true Apple tablet in order for it to find a spot in his home.
Learn how to use new keys to move up and down a folder hierarchy in Snow Leopard without losing your currently-selected file.
Snow Leopard's QuickTime Player won't display smaller movies at their native resolution. Learn a few different ways of working around this limitation.
Learn one possible method to restore messages that have gone missing -- not ones that you've deleted, but messages that really should be there, but simply aren't.
New information on VirusBarrier X6 renewal pricing changes a recent article about Intego's auto-expire policy on VirusBarrier X6.
The latest version of VirusBarrier stops working after 12 months unless you repurchase it. At first glance, this sounds absolutely terrible ... but is it really all that bad?
Use a Terminal command to change the behavior of List Stacks in Snow Leopard so that they behave like Grid Stacks: Folders won't open in slide-out menus on mouseover, and instead must be opened with a click or press of the Return key.
Learn how to control what happens if you use Snow Leopard's new auto importer feature to automatically import photos from your digital cameras.
Rob Griffiths discusses the Wintec Filemate 48GB ExpressCard SSD and demonstrates how to install it in the MacBook Pro.
Learn how to set the background color for selected text (instead of the entire document) in TextEdit
Learn two ways to see mouseover highlights when using grid and fan view Stacks in Snow Leopard.