This episode of the Macworld Podcast looks squarely at Apple but just a bit to the left and right of the Mac. To the left are Apple’s past and present digital rights management efforts. To the right, running Windows on the Mac.
While Office 2007 is probably the top Windows app for Mac users, it’s not the only one you may want or need. Here are seven other reasons to install Windows on a Mac.
Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows is one of the most compelling reasons to run Windows on a Mac. “But wait,” you say. “Doesn’t Microsoft offer Office 2008 for the Mac? Why run the Windows version?” Simply put: because the Windows version can do some things the Mac version can’t.
In the first installment of our Best of Both Worlds series, Rob Griffiths offers advice on how to prepare your Mac for Windows, how to set up Windows itself, and how to efficiently run Windows applications side-by-side with your Mac-native software.
In this edition of Macworld Video, Executive Editor Dan Miller looks at installing virtualization programs on your Mac and offers some tips for optimizing your performance.
Parallels added support for the most recent versions of Vista and XP, in addition to fixing other bugs.
Microsoft has licensed Parallels Desktop for Mac, the virtualization software, for its Expression Professional Subscription product, which will be released next month.
The ongoing competition between Parallels and VMware in the virtualization market continues with Tuesday’s release of the VMware Fusion 2.0 beta. Rob Griffiths takes the beta out for a test spin and tells you what to expect from the next version of Fusion.
VMware Fusion 2.01 public beta 1 is now available, and it supports multiple displays, new 3D graphics acceleration and other capabilities.
Apple has updated its Boot Camp software to version 2.1, for Windows XP SP3 and to "improve compatibility" and "addresses issues."