All Posts By: Douglas Canning

Parallels vs. VMWare Fusion

Virtualization software has been around for many, many years on the Mac. Virtual PC anyone? If you want to run a another OS on the Mac you need virtualization software to run it. For years all we had was Virtual PC.

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Have You Ever Wanted?

I have been using Macs since 1987, about 20 years. The platform has had it’s ups and downs, but I have always been convinced it is the superior platform for computing. Now that we have OS X there is really no question about it.

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Odds & Ends

Needless to say my Mac tech partner from work and I are very disappointed. We both are in the market for a new iMac, but Apple, for whatever reason, has decided to delay the release. Actually, as far as they are concerned it isn’t a delay.

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Newbies

In my Mac experience there is something that never ceases to amaze me: a Mac newbie. Apple calls them Mac switchers and of course they are switching from the Windows world. Why are switchers amazing?

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Time Capsule Best Practices

Having used the Time Capsule for a few weeks I came across this article on best practices. I will list them here. Then, I will make comments in red after each one.

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Mac Mini

There have been several rumors lately about the revival of the Mac Mini. I think the Mini fills a very important niche in the Apple lineup and I am delighted it appears it is going to go another round.

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Updates

Apple has released a slew of updates in the last few days. There is a Security Update, Time Machine and Airport Updater, Time Capsule and Airport Base Station Firmware update and an update adding compatibility with some new digital cameras.

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