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We popped by Apple's local briefing event on the next version of its Mac OS, Snow Leopard, to see if there were any big frozen felines worth looking at. Cats aside, we'll get you acquainted quickly on what to expect from this affordable upgrade to the new Mac OS.
With growing complexity of the web and its rich media content, Internet browsers are ever-changing to keep up with both technical and personal needs. We check out the latest builds of IE, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome to see how they are shaping up in compatibility, features and performance.
Five months after the release of Windows 7 Beta, Microsoft is making Windows 7 Release Candidate available for public download on May 5th. We take a look at what's changed since the Beta.
We take a look at the extensions feature of Mozilla's Firefox browser, which gives users the ability to install plug-ins (also known as add-ons), allowing one to transform and customize their surfing experience by several notches. Check out what the team from Hardware Zone had to recommend.
Since our last look at the virtualization scene on the Mac in 2007, both VMware Fusion and Parallels Desktop have released newer versions. Armed with the new 17-inch MacBook Pro, we revisited both virtualiztion software to find out who's ahead this round.
We popped by Microsoft's office for a quick look at their newest browser, Internet Explorer 8, which is now out of beta status and ready for your download!
With Windows 7 running smoothly on our Atom-based machines, it was time to see what we could do with much older Athlon and Intel Pentium 4-based systems. Will it even run? We take the plunge to find out.
No external optical drive but itching to install Win7 on your Intel Atom-based machines? Fret not, the latest Windows 7 OS from Microsoft allows you to install it from a USB drive. Find out how.
With all the hype that's been surrounding Google's shiny new browser (us included), it wasn't long before software giant and PC overlord Microsoft would summon us to their offices to take a look at their newest Beta 2 release of the upcoming Internet Explorer 8.
You may have heard the news (or read the article from Google's blog), but here it is, straight from the horse's mouth as we paid Google a visit for their launch of their new browser: the Google Chrome.