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Archive for April, 2006

More of “Less is More”

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

I got an email in the inbox recently that hit close to home with one of my beliefs for software and usability. In a nutshell, my pet peeve is when software experiences feature creep and goes above and beyond a users expectations – more importantly – their need. You may consider this an advantage but [...]

Windows on a Mac, OS X on a PC?

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

There have been some rumours that OS X 10.5 (Leopard) will contain virtualization. To some extent it was confirmed today with Apples announcement of Boot Camp. However, Boot Camp isn’t actually virtualization but rather enabling users to dual boot their Mac into a Windows OS. What about VM Ware? I’ve been a VM Ware user [...]

Windows on a Mac? Apple Introduces Boot Camp

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

Apple® today introduced Boot Camp, public beta software that enables Intel-based Macs to run Windows XP. Available as a download beginning today, Boot Camp allows users with a Microsoft Windows XP installation disc to install Windows XP on an Intel-based Mac®, and once installation is complete, users can restart their computer to run either Mac [...]