For many users, virtualization is an important capability on their Macs that allows them to run other OSes, for example, Windows or Linux, right along side OS X. The two leaders are Parallels Desktop and VMware's Fusion. MacTech Magazine has extensively benchmarked the two and has consistently found a winner. Here some details on their latest report.
Apple recently released an Apple TV upgrade, version 5.2. For most customers, it's a profitable and painless upgrade. But for a few users, it could present a problem. John Martellaro explains.
Many people have great hopes and aspirations for Apple's forthcoming Mac Pro, promised by CEO Tim Cook. We tend to express our very best hopes for the spirit of Apple in the Mac Pro, and recently TMO explored that topic. In Part 2, John Martellaro looks at an amazing concept by Peter Zigich that brilliantly expresses those hopes.
Tim Cook has promised us a new Mac Pro in 2013. John Martellaro has been thinking about what a new Mac Pro would mean to us, what technologies it might use, and his own personal wish list.
John Martellaro reports that he's been shopping, thinking about replacing an older 27-inch iMac. The late 2012 iMacs are sleek and beautiful, but they have one major problem. Apple has jumped the shark on storage options. Our TMO editor explains.
The Nexus 10 tablet is Google's biggest and boldest tablet. It has amazing resolution and technical specifications. John Martellaro has been testing one for a few days, and here are his first impressions.
Today we're announcing something new here on TMO: week-long site Sponsorships. These will be exclusive placements each week and are geared towards those companies and developers who desire a closer integration with the site while still maintaining clear distinction as a sponsor.
Dave Hamilton had the chance to go in-depth with Apple on Fusion Drive and came up with some interesting information and conclusions. He likes it, and you can read here to find out why.
Recently, the iTunes app on our family server got out of whack and cast me into an infinite loop, requesting endless authentication before my iDevices could sync. It was turned out to be an interesting problem that not even Apple tech support could solve.
Dave Hamilton takes a moment and works through the Apple vs. Google maps iOS 6 developments, offering some perspective on where we've come from with it and where we're going. As with iOS 5 and earlier, iOS 6 still requires users to have one built-in and one third-party maps app. But will that change in the future? Dave offers his thoughts.
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TMO Daily Observations: 2014-07-28
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