Technology. You just can’t wrap your head around it. There was a time when it was actually somewhat fruitful to brag about certain apps that might be exclusive to one platform. Well, if we talk about a certain fruity company, say Apple, these days could well be behind us. Students at Columbia University have come up...

AMD, in more ways than one, has so far idled out in the mobile game, unlike its closest rival Intel. But the company recently made some moves to chart out its own unique strategy in this evolving market. And one of the deals it penned was with BlueStacks, maker of the popular Android virtualization software for...

This could be interesting. If a job posting is anything to go by, Parallels is reportedly looking to port its software to Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 platforms, modern interface and all. You may know Parallels as the maker of software that allows Windows to run on Apple’s Mac computers. Now according to...

For those of you who are interested in Virtualization, there is a deal you might not want to pass up. Trainsignal have introduced a new VMware course into their training library. It’s called VMware vCenter Operations Manager Implementation. As the name suggests, it’s a deep dive into VMware vCenter Operations...

Parallels Holdings Ltd just announced the launch of the latest version of its Mac virtualization tool, Parallels Desktop 8.0.18100. This software allows Mac users to run Linux and Windows (among others), in a virtual environment, while integrating non-OS X applications into the Mac interface. Version 8 extends support...

Just days ago, I wrote an article about installing Windows 8 Release Preview using virtualization software, namely VirtualBox. I chose this solution because it seemed to have great overall results and is a free way to get the job done. That being said, it isn’t perfect. One MAJOR issue that I ran into was trying to get...

Microsoft have opened up the kimono just a bit on features we can expect from the Windows 8 Enterprise SKU. This comes in an April 18 post to the “Windows for Your Business” blog. Here’s a part of that list: Windows To Go is a fully manageable corporate Windows 8 desktop on a bootable external USB stick. This will...

Just recently I wrote about a few glitches that exist within Windows 8 Consumer Preview, one of this had to do with missing pixels while rendering 3D gaming. At the time I said I had yet to find a fix for the problem. It is still true that this is no Windows 8 Consumer Preview ‘native’ fix, but I have found a fairly...

In Windows 8, the cloud is finally starting to become a useful and integrated part of the experience, though I’m sure this is only the beginning of a beautiful relationship between future Windows releases and cloud technology like SkyDrive. Honestly, I’ve been a little slow to adopt the whole cloud-save system, despite...

Some cool changes are coming to Windows 8 re: printing. Three interesting points… IT pros can use Hyper-V and fail over clusters of print servers to remove the need for special drivers. If one of the virtualized print servers fails, another automatically starts. In the event of a hardware failure, the virtual print...