Steve Brown

RIP Steve Jobs

What can be said here that hasn’t already been said elsewhere. President Obama seems to have said it best when he said “There may be no greater tribute to Steve’s success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he invented.” ReviewMacSoftware would like to extend it’s condolences …

RIP Steve Jobs Read More »

Adium

It’s fair to say that I generally review software that I actively use and Adium is no exception. So you can predict this review will recommend the use of Adium like most of my others. But this review site is more about showing you why something is worth using rather than just simply saying it …

Adium Read More »

gfxCardStatus

This review only relates to MacBook Pro machines which have dual display adapters fitted. I’m not entirely sure which set of MBPs that is, except that mine is one of those with a 9400M/9600GT fitted. For years I’ve done various things on it from time to time such as writing an email and then deciding …

gfxCardStatus Read More »

Parallels For Mac

Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac

I recently reviewed VirtualBox in a previous article and gave it a good review, despite some shortcomings. Since that time I decided to try (and subsequently buy) Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac. Part of the reason for my decision to do so was simply down to the fact that VirtualBox is now maintained by Oracle …

Parallels For Mac Read More »

VirtualBox

VirtualBox for Mac Review Logo

For many Mac OSX users there’s often occasions where you need to run some software or other that is only provided for under Microsoft Windows. The list of software for which that applies is thankfully getting smaller, but a couple of examples are paramount for me, as a web developer. Internet Explorer 6/7/8 (though 6 …

VirtualBox Read More »

Sequel Pro

Sequel Pro is a MySQL Database Management Application for Mac OSX 10.5 and 10.4. It’s released under the GPL Open Source License and is a very capable MySQL management app. I’ve used a number of these over the years and Sequel Pro is probably the best fit for the needs of most average MySQL administrators …

Sequel Pro Read More »