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.
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.
You can install the new Windows 8 beta in a virtual environment using the free Oracle VirtualBox or VMWare Player. Here's how.
Try Windows 8 alongside your regular OS on both PC and Mac by downloading Oracle's free VirtualBox software and following our instructions.
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
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
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.
Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. Though utilities can be any tool that helps you perform a routine task (including image manipulation and synchronization), our focus in this column is to bring you those tools that help in troubleshooting Mac hardware and software problems. There are mainly updates for maintenance utilities this week, along with an update for gfxCardStatus and VirtualBox.
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.
Brian Cooley and Tom Merritt lose their jobs, but before they do, they answer questions on wireless TV streaming, VirtualBox, and more.