Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Jul 2006 20:46 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Ars reviews Parallels Desktop for MacOS X, and concludes: "People pondering the switch to a MacBook can rest assured that with the exception of USB device support and hardware accelerated 3-D applications, their needs will be well met by this little workhorse of a program. Between the networking that just works, the impressive speed and the inability of the client operating systems to know they are running within a 'virtual machine', I think you'll be hard-pressed to find software for any x86 OS that doesn't work within a Parallels VM."
Permalink for comment 141903
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[2]: vs VMWare
by Drumhellar on Tue 11th Jul 2006 12:36 UTC in reply to "RE: vs VMWare"
Member since:

The comparison is still valid, though.

Several of the features that VMware has that Parallels lacks are currently experimental, and it's not entirely reasonable to expect Parallels to have those features in a first release.

One thing I would expect is the ability to virtualize OSX when running on a Mac, but I see no indication that it's possible to do so. That should be the focus of the next release, even if you can only do so on the OSX version.

Reply Parent Score: 1