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Parallels 11 Can Put Microsoft's Cortana On Your Mac

Parallels, the virtual machine go-to for Macs alongside Apple’s own Boot Camp, has another annual update, bringing Windows 10 to your Mac. However, this year Parallels adds one feature previously unknown to common Mac users — a virtual assistant.


Which Is More Vulnerable To Viruses And Hackers: Windows 10 or Mac OS X?

During the 2000s, Apple ran a hugely successful advertising campaign for its line of Macintosh desktop computers. The ads poked fun at some of the perceived bugbears of the Windows-based PCs of the era compared to the Mac.

One recurring theme of these ads was the greater vulnerability of Microsoft’s PCs to viruses.


Apple Has A New Version Of BootCamp, Actually Designed To Work With Windows 10

Briefly: Apple has a new version of BootCamp, actually designed to work with Windows 10. If you’re already running it, look for the update in your Windows partition; otherwise, the update should be available soon. You’ll need an Intel-powered Mac running OS X Yosemite to take advantage.


Windows 10, On A Mac

Tentatively wondering whether it’s worth setting up Windows 10 as an alternate boot option on your Mac? I’ve taken the plunge for you — here’s what I found.


Apple To Fix Privilege Bug Endangering Your Mac 'As Soon As Possible'

Yesterday, it came to light that a new OS X bug is being exploited, allowing attackers to install malware on a Mac without needing any system passwords. Now, Apple has announced that it will fix the bug ‘as soon as possible’.


Apple To Fix Privilege Bug Endangering Your Mac 'As Soon As Possible'

Yesterday it came to light that a new OS X bug is being exploited, allowing attackers to install malware on a Mac without needing any system passwords. Now, Apple has announced that it will fix the bug ‘as soon as possible.’


Streamline The System Preferences Dialog In Mac OS X

The System Preferences dialog controls just about everything on your Mac OS X machine, from trackpad behaviour to screen timeout delay. If you’ve never really delved into the menus though, you might not realise you can hide the settings you don’t regularly use, making it easier to find the ones you do.


Running Old Mac II Software On A Smartwatch Is A Great And Terrible Idea

Video: When Macintosh II debuted in 1987, it was the first colour display for Apple computers. It was a software leap forward to be sure, and now it fits on your wrist — if that’s something you want.


Make Your Mac Feel Like New Again With A Fresh Install Of OS X

Remember that zippy performance and warm feeling you got when you booted up your Mac for the first time? Seems a long time ago, doesn’t it? Thankfully, getting everything wiped and back to its original state isn’t too complicated or painful a procedure any more. Here’s how to go about it in the latest Mac OS X.


I Don't Need This Cool Macintosh Neue, But I Want It So Badly

I really would have no practical use for this Neo-Macintosh or Macintosh Neue or whatever you want to call it. But I want it. I would totally buy it. I’d probably only use it to write the book I will never finish and play Crystal Quest, but it would be totally mine if Apple ever made it. So silly, so good.


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