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Windows 8 Pro on Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac

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!

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NTFS on Mac and HFS+ on Windows

If you use both Mac and Windows, deciding on which file system to format your portable hard disk can sometimes be tricky. By default, the Mac can only read NTFS disks and Windows obviously could not even load an HFS+ formatted disk. Well, what if you didn’t need to choose and can use both HFS+ and NTFS on either your Mac and Windows machines! Wouldn’t that be awesome? Here’s how you can do exactly that.

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Recommended kids apps for the iPad, approved by my kids

Have an iPad and am wondering what apps you can download for your kids? With literally thousands of apps in the App Store, that task can be pretty daunting! So here’s is a list of apps that I’ve come to discover and has my kids’ stamp of approval (that they thoroughly enjoy that is)! Hopefully it would help you find the apps that your kids would enjoy too.

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Get organized with a Cocoon GRID-IT!™ Organizer

Looking for the perfect bag thats aesthetically pleasing and yet allow you to be well-organised inside the bag? Sorry. That bag just does not exist! Oh wait, this is where the Cocoon GRID-IT™Organizer comes to save the day, or your favourite bag for that matter. Check out how great the Cocoon GRID-IT™Organizer is in getting you organised!

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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!