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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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Parallels 8 for Mac: First Impressions

Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac is here! In this article, I explore some of the key features introduced in this latest iteration of the #1 virtualization solution for Mac.

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Parallels Desktop 7

Wondering what all the fuss on Windows 8 is all about, but only have a Mac in your hands? Don’t worry, just get the latest update of Parallels 7 and you can quickly run Windows 8 Consumer Preview in a few easy steps!

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Parallels or VMWare Virtual Machines on an SSD: Is it worth it?

SSD is very expensive in terms of it’s real estate and you simply do not want to put just about any junk you have that’s not worth it’s space there. Therefore, you would want to make sure if it’s really worth plunking the tens of GBs worth of VM image onto your precious SSD storage. So, should you or should you not? Is there significant performance improvements that warrant the large chunk of the SSD dedicated to the VM image? Read on to find out!

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VMWare Fusion 4 vs Parallels Desktop 7: A User’s POV

If you are uncertain whether to go for Parallels Desktop 7 or VMWare Fusion 4, perhaps this article could help you. Here’s my A usability-based comparison of VMWare Fusion 4 vs Parallels Desktop 7. No useless benchmarks, no pointless feature-by-feature comparisons. Just purely based on my use of the two.

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3+1 Reasons why Parallels 7 wins VS VMWare Fusion!

Just got that nice MacBook Air with the roaring Lion, then figured out that you need to run some Windows apps still? Fret not, here’s how you can do just that and between the usual choice of Parallels vs VMWare, why I’d recommend you to put your money on Parallels instead.