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The two popular commercial virtual-machine programs for OS X are now available in new versions that bring significant enhancements.
You can either update an existing installation of Windows 8 or install Windows 8.1 from scratch via ISO files from Microsoft.
Time to get creative with your computing -- here are our favourite fun things you can do with your Raspberry Pi.
If you've installed new RAM in your system, you may be tempted to toss your old modules. Keep them around!
Parallels and VMware may have the more popular virtualization solutions, but Oracle's free VirtualBox solution may be a useful alternative for those who need to run other operating systems on their Macs.
With a new round of upgrades to the top virtualization packages for OS X, it's not clear yet which will be crowned king.
Some users have bumped into installation errors with the latest flavor of Windows 8. Microsoft says you may need to tweak or update your BIOS to solve the issue.
Microsoft offers a choice of a straight ISO file or a setup assistant that can tell you if your current environment is compatible with the new OS.
You can install the new Windows 8 beta in a virtual environment using the free Oracle VirtualBox or VMWare Player. Here's how.
The database giant has fixed 78 different holes across most of its major product line.