Review: Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac

Review: Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac

Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac was released a few months ago, and since then I've been using it to run Windows, Linux, Mac and even Android virtual machines on my 27-inch iMac. Parallels has been making great strides in providing a top virtualization tool since the first days of Intel Macs, and this 13th iteration adds a few features and hones performance. 

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Parallels Desktop 12 launches with macOS Sierra compatibility, more speed, and the new Toolbox for Mac

Parallels Desktop 12 launches with macOS Sierra compatibility, more speed, and the new Toolbox for Mac

Every August, those of us in the tech blogging business await news from Parallels about the latest edition of the company's virtual machine application, Parallels Desktop. Today, Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac launched with a suite of new tools as well as with improved performance to make running guest operating systems from Windows 10 to Chrome OS on a Mac a breeze. 

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AWT News Update: February 24, 2016

AWT News Update: February 24, 2016

A Netflix update, advertisements in an operating system, and a firmware update for an accessory:

  • Netflix made a lot of changes to the iOS app today, adding features for owners of the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPad Pro
  • Aren't you glad you don't get ads on OS X?
  • The iPad Pro's Smart Keyboard gets a firmware update!
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RESCUECOM: Windows 10 brings more headaches to users

RESCUECOM: Windows 10 brings more headaches to users

RESCUECOM, which specializes in computer repair, has gathered all the data for the 2016 Computer Repair Report and found that Windows 10 problems are on the rise rather than decreasing. And while the numbers aren’t particularly high, calls for hardware installation or setup difficulty on Macs, mobile devices, and personal computers in general nearly doubled from last quarter to 5.9%.  These include any trouble with screens, batteries, keyboards, and other parts.

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Review: Parallels Desktop 11 brings Windows 10, OS X El Capitan to life

Review: Parallels Desktop 11 brings Windows 10, OS X El Capitan to life

A few weeks ago AWT announced the arrival of the latest version of Parallels Desktop, a well-known virtual machine application that makes it simple to run other operating systems as “guests” on Mac OS X. After a few weeks of working with Parallels Desktop 11 (US$79.99, $49.99 upgrade, Pro/Business $99.99 per year), it’s time to see how well the app works.

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AWT News Update: August 27, 2015

AWT News Update: August 27, 2015

Today's news is right here, for your listening or reading pleasure:

  • Apple officially sent out those invitations for the September 9 iPhone event, and there's going to be a huge new audience to watch what transpires...
  • Instagram goes wide, Square gets an appointment app, and Workflow grabs notifications and syncing.
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Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac: Taking virtual machines to 11

Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac: Taking virtual machines to 11

Late summer has become the time of year when the Big Two of Mac virtual machine software -- Parallels and VMware -- introduce the latest version of their marquee apps. The first to drop in 2015 is Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, which adds a number of new features and improves on the performance of the app.

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Boot Camp 6: run Windows 10 on Macs

Boot Camp 6: run Windows 10 on Macs

Some people don't have a choice; they have to use Microsoft Windows because of corporate policy. But others, especially those in a "Bring Your Own Device" environment, have the luxury of using Macs to run both Mac OS X and Windows. It's done one of two ways -- running a virtual machine under software like Parallels Desktop, VMware or Oracle VirtualBox, or setting up a dual-boot Mac using Apple's Boot Camp software. The latest version of Boot Camp is now available, and Boot Camp 6 makes it possible to run Redmond's latest operating system -- Microsoft Windows 10 -- on a variety of Macs. Here's a full list of Macs supporting Windows 10:

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