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Parallels Coherence With WindowBlinds Is Near Perfect

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If you are using on OS X and want the smoothest looking interface possible, you may want to consider installing WindowBlinds in your Windows installation. As you can see in the image above, using a WindowBlinds skin on Windows, you can make the applications look almost exactly like standard OS X apps. That means that when you enable coherence mode, you are going to feel like all of your running applications are a native part of OS X. Not bad at all. Hit the link for a higher resolution image.

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Bleeding Edge 083: CES 2007 Video: Parallels Desktop for Mac, Interview with Ben Rudolph

Here at Gear Live HQ, we loves us some Parallels. We interviewed Ben Rudolph of Parallels in the past, and this time we were able to bring him up to our

penthouse

hotel suite while at CES for a demo of the latest Parallels Release Candidate, focusing on

Convergence

Coherence mode. If you are a Mac user, this is one to watch.


Apple Releases Boot Camp 1.1.2

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Microsoft, PC / Laptop, Software,

Apple is sure working to perfect their Boot Camp software in time for the launch of Tiger. In fact, they just released an updated version of the software, Boot Camp 1.1.2. For those unaware, Boot Camp is Apple’s beta software which allows you to run Windows on any Intel-based Mac on a separate partition. The latest update brings the following improvements:

  • Trackpad scrolling and right-click gestures work correctly
  • Fixed idle sleep bugs
  • Reduced dialogs during Windows driver installation
  • Improved international support
  • Improved 802.11 wireless networking support
  • The Apple USB Modem now works correctly

Head on over to Apple’s Boot Camp site to try it out, and let us know what you think.

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