VMWare Fusion Best Windows Experience Ever

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Link: VMWare Fusion On Mac Delivers My Best Windows Experience Ever – The Apple Blog. After installing Windows and Microsoft Office from a ghost image, I rebooted Windows XP from inside VMWare Fusion, and it was as if I had a brand new computer within a computer. Rather than the sluggishness I had expected from Read more...

The best reason to buy a Mac Pro

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The VMTN Blog’s Chief Fusion Correspondent Pete writes: digg_url = “http://digg.com/apple/What_s_the_best_way_to_run_Windows_on_Mac_OS_X_CNET_runs_some_benchmarks”; VMware Fusion just launched last Monday, and the folks at CNET Labs are already hard at work doing some benchmarking.  They compared different ways of running Windows on Mac OS X, including Apple’s Boot Camp 1.3 Beta, VMware Fusion, and Parallels Desktop 3.0.  The Read more...

Top 10 things you can do with VMware Fusion and your Mac

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digg_url = ‘http://digg.com/apple/Top_10_things_to_do_with_VMware_Fusion_and_your_Mac’; reddit_url=’http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2007/08/top-10-things-y.html’ function fbs_click() {u=location.href;t=document.title;window.open(‘http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=’+encodeURIComponent(u)+’&t=’+encodeURIComponent(t),’sharer’,’toolbar=0,status=0,width=626,height=436′);return false;} html .fb_share_link { padding:2px 0 0 20px; height:16px; background:url(http://static.ak.facebook.com/images/share/facebook_share_icon.gif?12:26981) no-repeat top left; }Share on Facebook When you think of Macs and virtualization, what pops to mind? What the hell is virtualization? (A: The ability to run another operating system in a virtual machine (VM) while still running Read more...

Fusion team blogs (updated)

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VMware Fusion is now generally available. I’ll update this post with links to blogs and other quotes from the Fusion team as they come out. Srinivas Krishnamurti on the Fusion release with some more background on packaging. Link: Elvis has left the building While not quite Apple-esque, we felt that this was a clean look Read more...

Walt Mossberg on Fusion

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Walt likes it. I think he glossed over a lot of the differences, and the few features he wished he had are not bundled but are available elsewhere (for instance, VMware Converter). Link: Personal Technology – WSJ.com. But I found Fusion puts less strain on the computer overall. While I like Parallels and have used Read more...