Category Archives: Mac

VMWare Fusion or Parallels Desktop? (Part 2)

So I’ve been trying our different options for virtual machines on the MacBook Pro with varying degrees of success. So far I’ve played around with the Parallels 3 demo, the VMWare Fusion demo, Crossover and VirtualBox. Given I don’t have … Continue reading

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VMWare Fusion or Parallels Desktop?

Both VMWare Fusion or Parallels Desktop are a similar price but which to choose? I know VMWare has the edge (perhaps) for performance, but Parallels is (perhaps) better for integration. Any ideas?

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OpenOffice 3 for Mac

Has anyone had a play with the new Mac OS X friendly OpenOffice 3? I’m going to pull it down the wire but would be interested to know what other experiences people have had. www.OpenOffice.org – The Free and Open … Continue reading

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Run Mac OS X on an Eee PC!

Someone has way too much time on their hands. Anyway, this is pretty much what I want. Smaller and more robust than a MacBook, but bigger and more capable than an iPhone, but still running Mac OS X. Desktop at … Continue reading

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Mobile Flickr for iPhone

While I won’t be owning an iPhone in the near future I was interested to stumble across this Flickr app for it created by my ‘cousin-in-law’ : Mobile Flickr, coming to an iPhone near you — Sneak. Videos of it … Continue reading

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iTunes and navigable MP3 discs

Something I didn’t know when making MP3 disks in iTunes – Macworld | Playlist | Creating navigable MP3 discs.

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Blast from the past

Ages ago (way back in 1990-91, I think) one of my flatmates had the game OIDS on his computer. It ran just fine on a Mac Plus and on the new Mac LC’s that had just come out. Good memories … Continue reading

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Back online – it’s alive (again)

The iBook power adaptor died. After years of faithful service the cable that wrapped around the yo-yo adaptor broke, and I’ve spent a reasonable bit of time trying to find an old style iBook adaptor to plug in. However, I … Continue reading

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Bean: An OS X Word Processor

To add to my mostly Mac OS X based list of writing tools – Bean: An OS X Word Processor. (Oh, and I think I left NeoOffice (based on OpenOffice) off the original list too.)

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Flying with the MacBook Air

Not that I’m going to buy a MacBook Air in the near future, but this might make some people think twice – Wide Awake Developers: Steve Jobs Made Me Miss My Flight.

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