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Install & Run Windows 8 in a Virtual Machine Using VMWare in Mac OS X

Sep 14, 2011 - 27 Comments
Run Windows 8 in Mac OS X

There’s no doubting that the tech world is abuzz about Windows 8, Microsofts upcoming iOS and Mac OS X competitor. If your curiosity is peaked by all the talk, you can easily install Windows 8 and have it running on top of Mac OS X thanks to virtualization. The best part about this particular solution? … Read More

Internet Explorer for Mac the Easy Way: Run IE 7, IE8, & IE9 Free in a Virtual Machine

Sep 4, 2011 - 471 Comments
Internet Explorer 7 running in Mac OS X

If you’re a Mac user that requires the usage of Internet Explorer under Mac OS X, you’ll find your choices are generally as follows: run IE on top of Mac OS X with Wine which can be slow and buggy, dual boot Windows and Mac OS X which is a nuisance because it requites rebooting, … Read More

Mac OS X Lion Supports Running Additional OS X Instances Within a Virtual Machine

Jul 2, 2011 - 6 Comments
Mac OS X Lion in a Virtual Machine

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion can run additional copies of itself in virtual machines on the same machine, this is the first time that Apple has allowed this feature outside of Mac OS X Server. This was discovered by MacRumors: Running separate instances of Mac OS X should be possible under virtualization solutions such as … Read More

Run Android Using a Virtual Machine on Mac or Windows PC

Dec 14, 2010 - 20 Comments

If you want to explore Android OS but you don’t have an Android phone, you can install Android OS directly into a virtual machine on your PC running either Mac OS X, Windows, or Linux. This process is pretty easy and it’s completely free, so if you’re interested in seeing what the biggest iPhone and … Read More

Download Android OS to run in a Virtual Machine

Aug 27, 2010 - 16 Comments

If you want to check out Android OS, you can download and run a pre-configured Android OS Virtual Appliance installation within VirtualBox. You’ll need a torrent client to download the virtual machine itself, and of course Virtualbox to run it. You can download Android OS VM here and get VirtualBox here, both are free downloads. … Read More

Run Mac OS X in a Virtual Machine with VirtualBox

May 5, 2010 - 3 Comments

The latest version of VirtualBox allows you to create a Mac OS X guest host, providing the ability to virtualize different versions of Mac OS X. This is the first official support for Mac OS X running as a VM from VirtualBox, and is part of the latest beta.

BeOS Reborn as Haiku Operating System, Run BeOS!

Oct 19, 2009 - 3 Comments
Haiku BeOS

Remember BeOS? If you don’t that’s ok, it was an operating system that came out around 1995 and even though its performance was leaps and bounds above Mac OS System 8 and Windows 95 at the time, it never quite caught on, so it died off and seemingly disappeared. Until now, that is. Now BeOS … Read More

Easily Convert a Boot Camp Partition to VMWare

Dec 2, 2007 - 3 Comments

Many of us intel Mac OS X users installed Boot Camp partitions so we could run Windows or Linux on the same machine as our Mac. Boot Camp is great, but it’s annoying when you have to reboot just to access the other operating system, which is why something like VMWare is so useful. If … Read More

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