Jake Widman

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Articles by Jake Widman
posted in November 2009

PC: I'm A Mac Too

A Microsoft employee acknowledges what everyone already knew -- Windows 7 is inspired by, if not a copy of, Mac OS X. Predictions of the end of the world prove to be exaggerated.

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New Macintosh Online Support Service

Founded by longtime Mac consultants and support providers offers technical help by phone and via remote access. Best suited for small and home businesses, the support is available on an ad hoc basis and is priced per problem.

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Kaspersky Labs Introduces Mac Security Package

Internet security stalwart Kaspersky Labs has introduced Anti-Virus for Mac and is pitching it especially towards mixed-platform environments. The idea is to keep Macs from becoming unwitting malware hosts and infecting the PCs of their colleagues.

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New Ways To Run Windows On Your Macs

Both commercial options that let Mac-based businesses run Windows programs have gotten upgrades in the past week. Both VMware Fusion 3 and Parallels Desktop 5 claim to be significantly faster than existing versions, to integrate Windows better into the Mac experience, and to fully support Windows 7.

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GoToMyPC For Macs Now In Beta

Citrix has announced a public beta of the Mac version of its browser-based remote access service. The service enables access to an office Mac from any computer, including PCs.

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