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  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Time Machine

    Apple usually makes no secret of what it considers to be the marquee feature of its major Mac OS X releases. The clue is usually right there on the box in which the…

    £85 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: first review

    Apple's latest operating system for the Apple Mac, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard represents evolution rather than revolution.

    £85 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Finder and Dock

    When you think about it, the Finder is probably the single-most used program in Mac OS X. After all, it runs from the moment you log in until the time you log out,…

    £85 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 6 Switch to Mac Edition review

    Parallels Desktop 6 Switch to Mac Edition offers an amazingly intuitive solution to making that move to the Apple Mac.

    £80 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop Switch To Mac review

    Ease your move from Windows to Mac with the handy Parallels Desktop Switch To Mac kit.

    £75 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • VMware Fusion 3 review

    The latest version of VMware Fusion 3 brings invaluable new functions to the Windows virtualisation software for Macintosh.

    £69 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac review

    The latest Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac adds new features and performance to this versatile package for running Windows and Linux on a Mac, without rebooting

    £65 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 8.0 review

    Parallels Desktop 8.0 is an impressive upgrade that integrates the Windows and Mac environments even more smoothly. Read our full review to find out more.

    £65 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 8 vs VMware Fusion 5 comparison review: best way to run Windows on Mac

    The two best options for running Windows (or any other OS) on your Mac are Parallels Desktop or VMware Fusion. Here we compare Parallels and VMware to answer the…

    £65 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 6.0 review

    Parallels 6 provides even better performance for running Windows on a Mac.

    £64 inc VAT

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 5.0 review

    Hot on the heels of VMware's update of Fusion 3 comes Parallels Desktop for Mac 5.0. Like Fusion, Parallels now boasts support for Microsoft's WDDM graphics, allowing…

    £59 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 2.5

    Parallels Desktop for Mac is the best tool on the market for running Windows on any Intel-based Macintosh. Windows users are not going to believe us, but it's true.

    £58 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 2.5 part II

    Parallels Desktop for Mac is the best tool on the market for running Windows on any Intel-based Macintosh. Windows users are not going to believe us, but it's true.

    £58 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Xandros Desktop 4 Professional review

    Xandros 4 Professional tries to set itself apart from the majority of popular Linux distributions in two ways. First, by making the installation and administration…

    £53 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Linspire Five-0 Beta

    You might not have heard of Linspire Linux before; that's because this is the first version that has gone under this name. After a legal wrangle with Microsoft,…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 5 out of 10

  • VMware Fusion 2.0 review

    Since Apple switched its PC processor architecture to Intel less than three years ago, running Windows or other x86 operating systems on a Mac has become a whole lot…

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Fusion 1.0 dual-boot software for Mac

    You may need (or want) to run Windows, or other operating systems, alongside your Apple Mac's Mac OS X, and Parallels Desktop is the best-known of several programs on…

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 4.0 review

    Parallels Desktop 4.0 is virtualisation software that allows you to run Windows operating systems on an Intel Mac.

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 3.0

    Parallels Desktop for Mac 3.0 virtualisation software lets you run Windows XP and Vista on an Intel-based Mac.

    £44 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • VMWare Fusion 5.0 review

    VMWare Fusion styles itself as the best way to run Windows on Mac. We got our colleagues at Macworld UK to put this claim to the test in our VMWare Fusion 5.0 review.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10



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