Parallels 8 Desktop For Gaming (specifically EvE Online under Parallels)

Eve Online Running on Mac by way of Parallels

Some time ago I wrote a review on Parallels Desktop and compared it to VMWare and VirtualBox. Since then, things have moved on in version numbers and I thought it was time to revisit. I have a particular need of late, and this review is centered around that need. Notably, the Mac client for EvE …

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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 …

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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 …

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