Create portable versions of applications using Evalaze
June 25, 2014 – 05:45 | Comments Off
Create portable versions of applications using Evalaze

Portable applications can be very convenient, especially if you regularly use different computers. Just copy the programs to a USB stick and you can run them anywhere, no installation required, and no traces left behind …

Review: Comodo Internet Security Pro 2013
January 9, 2013 – 06:21 | 2 Comments
Review: Comodo Internet Security Pro 2013

What do you really want from a security suite? Most companies appear to believe the answer is “as many features as possible”, and so they’ll cram their products with as many vaguely security-related tools as …

VirtualBox 4.2.6 delivers many fixes
December 20, 2012 – 08:35 | Comments Off
VirtualBox 4.2.6 delivers many fixes

Oracle has announced the release of VirtualBox 4.2.6, the latest edition of its powerful cross-platform virtualization tool.
This is a maintenance release, and so looks more or less unchanged. But the build does include plenty of …

Qemu Simple Boot can launch ISO images in a desktop window – no need to burn them to disc
November 5, 2012 – 15:03 | One Comment
Qemu Simple Boot can launch ISO images in a desktop window – no need to burn them to disc

ISO images are a very convenient way to distribute software, but testing them is more of a hassle, especially if they’re bootable, as normally you’ll have to burn them to disc, first.
But it may not …

VirtualBox 4.2 is a major update with better performance, network improvements and more
September 13, 2012 – 13:08 | Comments Off
VirtualBox 4.2 is a major update with better performance, network improvements and more

Oracle has released a major update to VirtualBox taking it up to version 4.2. The virtualization software is available for Windows, Linux and Mac, and now includes a new VM Group features that makes it easier …

Parallels Desktop 8.0 launched, adds full Mountain Lion support, performance enhancements
September 4, 2012 – 08:08 | Comments Off
Parallels Desktop 8.0 launched, adds full Mountain Lion support, performance enhancements

Parallels Holdings Ltd has announced the launch of the latest version of its Mac virtualization tool, Parallels Desktop 8.0.18100. Parallels allows Mac  users to run a variety of operating systems – including Linux and Windows …

Create a virtual environment from your existing Mac using Paragon Virtualization Manager for Mac OS X
October 24, 2011 – 11:53 | Comments Off
Create a virtual environment from your existing Mac using Paragon Virtualization Manager for Mac OS X

Virtual environments on a Mac are often used for running alternative operating systems like Windows or Linux. Most often this is to run software that simply won’t work under the Mac operating system no matter …

VirtualBox 4.1 released, adds VM cloning and Windows Aero support
July 20, 2011 – 06:48 | Comments Off
VirtualBox 4.1 released, adds VM cloning and Windows Aero support

Oracle has announced a major update to its open-source, cross-platform virtualization software. VirtualBox 4.1, which allows users to run different operating systems in virtual environments through a window, boasts a number of major new features, including …