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Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac is now released!

Every year, Parallels continues to impress me with its ability to add new features to the already feature rich Parallels Desktop for Mac product. Since the time I started my journey with using a Mac and therefore using (at the time) Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac for my Windows virtualisation needs, it was impressive even at the time. And every year without fail, Parallels Desktop just continue to keep getting better, not just from the perspective of having new features but also in improving its performance. And now, Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac has just released available first for existing customer upgrades and soon, for new customers.

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The MiniDrive review

If you are looking to expand your MacBook Air or Pro Retina’s storage capacity by using an SD Card and utilizing the idle SD Card slot, you’d probably already have heard of the Nifty MiniDrive. While its a great option by its own right, unless you are one of the Kickstarter project backer, you’re out of luck owning one anytime soon. But wait, there’s an alternative to the Nifty MiniDrive. Is it good? The guys at MiniDrive were kind enough the send me one to check it out.

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A 15 minute guide to migrating your WordPress blog to a new host

Planning to migrate your self-hosted Wordpress site to a new host? Here’s a quick 15 minutes guide how you can do it with ease. The guide is complete and verified by yours truly since I myself has just recently gone through the exact same steps when I migrated my site to a new host at RamNode.

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Amazon EC2 vs PHP PaaS vs VPS (RamNode)

If you are deciding whether to host your site on AWS EC2, a PaaS infrastructure like AppFog, or even a Virtual Private Server, allow me to share my own personal exploration into these three web infrastructure and why I eventually went with a VPS.

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A Nifty MiniDrive Indeed

Ever wondered what else you can do with the SD Card slot on your MacBook and maybe you are also running out of precious storage space? Check out the Nifty MiniDrive then! It’s a quick and easy way to have additional storage on your MacBook and it looks pretty too!

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Path Finder 6: The ultimate OS X Finder replacement

The default OS X Finder does its job ok. As long as all you need is simple file management capabilities, then it provides you with everything you need. But if you find yourself using Finder on a daily basis and most of your time at work, then perhaps you should take a look at Path Finder.

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Blurb: Photo a Day project

If you haven’t already noticed a new section called Photoblog here in this site, well, now you know! I’ve given myself the challenge of posting at least one photo a day using only the iPhone.