Tag: "review"

Parallels Desktop 7 with Retina resolution - FAIL! (Screenshots)

Parallels at 2880x1800 with mac set to Best for Retina display resolution
Parallels at 2880x1800 with mac set to Best for Retina display resolution - Click to the the actual screenshot
Parallels has recently announced in a video that their virtualization solution Parallels Desktop for Mac now "takes full advantage of the Retina Display on a Mac". That sounds awesome, but it's not true. It's actually pretty much a lie! :( more »

Live HTTP Header tracking for Firefox

Live HTTP Header tracking for Firefox
Live HTTP headers is a FireFox extension that lets you look at all HTTP headers for all requests issued by the browser. Now updated for Firefox 1.5. more »

Upgrading all Macs to SSD

Upgrading all Macs to SSD
I recently ordered an SSD drive from OWC and proceeded to replace the stock drive on my good old MacBook Pro (one of the first unibody series). The process was actually easier than I originally thought: just connect the new drive using an universal dri… more »

Mac Mini 2011 Hard Drive Speed

Mac Mini 2011 Hard Drive Speed
As a followup to my Mac Mini 2010 Hard Drive Speed rant, I went to the Apple Store today to check what's up with the Mac Mini 2011... Apparently, the Nvidia chipset has been replaced with an Intel chipset that is now capable of 6 Gigabit/second transfe… more »

3 displays on a mac mini

3 displays on a mac mini
While many are happy with 2 displays attached on their computer, I actually don't quite like having to look either to the left or to the right when I'm working on something... I want a display right in front of me and I want additional displays on the s… more »