VirtualBox a smooth and easy way to run multiple operating systems

Whether you prefer Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X, you can probably get almost everything you need done with your chosen OS. However, sometimes a task demands an OS that you are not

Published on: July 21st, 2009 Steven Vaughan-Nichols

Confusion grows over Windows 7 upgrade requirements

Outrage spread like wildfire across the Internet last week with criticism of Microsoft's alleged new upgrade process for Windows 7. People were concerned if they wanted to upgrade to Windows 7 they would

Published on: July 20th, 2009 David Murphy

Adobe BrowserLab offers Web designers painless site testing

Adobe Wednesday will unveil Adobe BrowserLab, a fully hosted online service that lets professional Web designers preview how their sites will look in various Web browsers on the Mac and Windows platforms. The

Published on: June 4th, 2009 Jackie Dove

Two super-fast operating systems that are great alternatives to Windows

As any Windows user knows all too well, Windows can (and does) take a while to boot up and get online. For example, my desktop PC, which is hardwired to my router (i.e.,

Published on: March 23rd, 2009 Daniel P. Dern

Five tips for choosing a Windows operating system

IT managers are facing a perfect storm of Windows upgrade options. While the Windows 7 beta has garnered some of the operating system's best reviews, many IT managers happy with Windows XP are

Published on: February 18th, 2009

Security, Search reasons to not skip Vista

It's been a hard road for Microsoft's Windows Vista, but even though negative perceptions have followed the operating system since its release, recent data and positive user feedback show a glimmer of hope

Published on: November 21st, 2008 Jeff Radecki

Microsoft Sets The Stage For Windows 7

As users continue to grouse about Windows Vista nearly two years after its introduction, Microsoft appears relieved to turn its public focus on the next release of its flagship operating system. Pre-beta code

Published on: November 10th, 2008 Yarden Arar

Big businesses ignoring Vista, survey shows

Fewer than one in 11 of the PCs being used in large or very large enterprises run Windows Vista, according to survey results released Wednesday by Forrester Research Inc. Of the 50,000 enterprise

Published on: July 30th, 2008 Eric Lai and Preston Gralla

Are software developers neglecting the Mac?

It's not uncommon to use more than one computer during the course of a week: a Mac at work, a PC at home and a laptop on the road. When people search for

Published on: July 10th, 2008 Lisa Hoover