In this article, Ken took an in-depth look into Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac and discovers why its the best platform to run Windows on your Mac
Category: MacBook Pro
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.
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.
Getting too many -The disk was not ejected properly- errors when you improperly unplug the external disks after closing your MacBook’s lid to put it to sleep? Well, here’s how you can automatically unmount and re-mount them!
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.
Have a MacBook Pro and need a USB hub? I highly recommend that you check out this article and see what I’ve found to be the perfect USB hub for the MacBook Pro.
Windows 8 Pro was finally released late October 2012 and I finally took the plunge to click on the order button today. Why? Well, I was curious to see how the final version of Windows 8 performs on Parallels Desktop 8 on my Mac. The result? Read on the find out what I think!
Just switched over from Windows to the Mac OS X platform? Welcome on-board the best operating system in the world! But it can definitely be much better too! Here’s a quick guide of what I’d consider as essential softwares to have on your brand new Mac.