“Take an underpowered, limited-capacity Mac. Load it up with full versions of Microsoft’s Windows and Office software. Now try running everything at the same time, including the Mac’s operating system, without crashing or slowing things to the speed of the Long Island Expressway on a summer weekend,” Rich Jaroslovsky reports for Bloomberg.
“Parallels Desktop 7, the latest version of Parallels Inc.’s Windows-in-a-Mac software, successfully navigated my little torture test with nary a hiccup,” Jaroslovsky reports. “There’s no better solution for Mac users who want Windows compatibility and don’t mind spending $80 extra (plus the cost of Windows itself) to get it.”
Jaroslovsky reports, “Parallels Desktop‘s value comes in the meshing of the Windows applications we may need for business with the pleasures of the Mac hardware and operating system.”
Read more in the full review here.
More info about Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac here.
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