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Virtualization alternative VirtualBox version 4.0.0 released

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.

By December 23, 2010


VMware Fusion 3.0 with 64-bit support announced; VirtualBox Updated

VMware has a press release on their website that announces the release and availability of version 3.0 of Fusion, which brings 64-bit support along with other enhancements to the software.

By October 6, 2009


Sun's VirtualBox hits 5 million downloads

The virtual-machine software, which enables users to run Vista on a Mac, is picking up steam. Perhaps this is when the company realizes its open-source vision.

By May 29, 2008


Weekly Utilities Update: Carbon Copy Cloner, Cocktail, VirtualBox, more...

Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. While utilities can be any tool that helps you perform a task (including image manipulation and synchronization), our main foc

By September 18, 2009


Weekly Utilities Update: BackupLoupe, VirtualBox, SwitchResX, more...

Staff Pick: VirtualBox

There are several well-known solutions for running Windows and other operating systems on your Mac. For optimal performance Apple provides the Bootcamp partitioning and multiboot functionality, but for those who

By May 29, 2009


Virtualizing Mac OS X Server with Virtual Box

On Monday Oracle released version 3.2 of their VirtualBox software, which was part of their recent acquisition of Sun Microsystems. The update changes the developer references in the program, but also brings another bout of enhancements and optimizations, one of which is support for virtualizing the OS X server. Seeing this as a feature, I couldn't resist giving it a shot to see how it runs.

By May 20, 2010


Movable Type goes virtual with JumpBox

Six Apart's open-source blogging platform is now an easy-to-install virtual appliance, thanks to virtual-appliance vendor JumpBox. It's free for developers and bloggers.

By September 18, 2008


Install Windows 8 virtually with free software

You can install the new Windows 8 beta in a virtual environment using the free Oracle VirtualBox or VMWare Player. Here's how.

By March 5, 2012


How to install Windows 8 alongside your normal OS

Try Windows 8 alongside your regular OS on both PC and Mac by downloading Oracle's free VirtualBox software and following our instructions.

By October 3, 2011


CNET Live - Episode 92

Brian Cooley and Tom Merritt lose their jobs, but before they do, they answer questions on wireless TV streaming, VirtualBox, and more.

By March 5, 2009