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Why Parallels Not VMware Fusion Is The Best Virtualization Software For Most Mac Users

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If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of running Windows on your Mac, you’ve probably asked yourself which is the right virtualization software for you: Parallels Desktop for Mac or VMware Fusion. Both have their vigorous defenders, but which one gives the best performance?

The guys over at MacTech have put together an incredibly throrough series of benchmarking tests, comprised of over three thousand tests. The result? A 9,200 word piece they are calling a treatise that — at least in my view — conclusively crowns Parallels as the king of virtualization software.

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VMware Announces Fusion 5 With Support For OS X Mountain Lion & Windows 8

VMware Announces Fusion 5 With Support For OS X Mountain Lion & Windows 8

Fusion now supports features introduced in OS X Mountain Lion.

VMware has announced the latest version of its popular virtualization tool, VMware Fusion. Version 5 is optimized for the latest technologies found in OS X Mountain Lion, Windows 8 and the latest Macs — including the Retina MacBook Pro — and includes more than 70 new features “for a Windows on Mac experience never seen before.”

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Must-Have Apps For Any New Mac [OS X Tips]

Must-Have Apps For Any New Mac [OS X Tips]

Little Snitch is one of the most useful apps your Mac doesn't feature out of the box

Got a new Mac? You’ve probably realised that OS X provides an excellent out-of-the-box experience. Unlike with Windows, few add-ons are required. There’s a great browser, for example, and full PDF support. But there’s still some tools that most experienced Mac users download the minute they boot-up a new Mac. Here they are, listed for possibly the first time…

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Install Windows 8 in a Virtual Machine on Your Mac in Just 4 Simple Steps [How-To]

Install Windows 8 in a Virtual Machine on Your Mac in Just 4 Simple Steps [How-To]

Microsoft has been showing if its upcoming Windows 8 operating system at its BUILD conference in California this week, and while I may be completely dedicated to my Mac, I can’t help but think Windows 8 looks pretty darn nice.

We’ve already showed you how to install the Developer Preview on a Boot Camp partition on your Mac, but there is an easier method for those of you who just want to play around. In this how-to, we’ll take you through the setup for installing Windows 8 in a virtual machine — in just four simple steps.

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VMware Fusion 4 Gets Over 100 New Features & Support for Lion

VMware Fusion 4 Gets Over 100 New Features & Support for Lion

VMware has launched a brand new version of its popular virtualization software for the Mac. VMware Fusion 4 boasts more than 100 new features — such as 2.5 times faster graphics — and is now fully compatible with OS X Lion.

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