The final piece of our annual OS X virtualization benchmark showdown, with exhaustive benchmarks comparing the performance of VMware Fusion 8, Parallels Desktop 11, VirtualBox 5, and Boot Camp.
It’s the season of virtualization software updates, and Parallels is first out of the gate this year with the release of Parallels Desktop 11. What’s new in this version and, more importantly, how does it perform compared to its predecessor? Read on for our initial review and benchmarks.
Mechanical keyboards allow many users to type faster, more accurately, and more comfortably than the cheaper membrane style keyboards that come with most computers and laptops, but few mechanical keyboards are designed for the Mac. Check out our review of the Das Keyboard 4 Professional for Mac to see if this high quality mechanical keyboard is what you need to take your typing experience to the next level.
OS X’s System Preferences controls your Mac’s universal sleep settings, but what if you only want to keep your Mac awake on certain occasions? A free app called Caffeine can stop your Mac from sleeping with a single click in the OS X Menu Bar. Here’s a quick look at Caffeine and how to use it.
When we review or feature an app here at TekRevue, we usually do so because of its functionality. Today, however, we’re featuring an app based on what it represents. App Camp Quiz Compendium for iOS might not have the visuals, mechanics, or replay value of a high-end commercial quiz game, but it represents the culmination of a critically important mission: encouraging young girls to learn to code.
StarTech is the latest company to offer a Thunderbolt 2 dock for Macs and PCs. Check out our review to see if this new dock has the ports and features to meet your docking station needs.
MacPaw is out with the latest edition of its CleanMyMac maintenance suite. Check out our review to see what’s new and find out if this type of software is right for your Mac.
Microsoft has brought many of its key apps to iOS and Android in recent years, but one app that has remained exclusively on Windows Phone is Office Lens, a powerful scanning app with complete Office and OneNote integration. But the wait is over, and Office Lens is now available for iOS and Android. Was it worth the wait? Read our quick look review to find out!
There’s a good chance you have more than one gadget or device that requires USB power, and that you’ve found yourself with a nearly dead battery more than once. Portable USB chargers have emerged to help with this problem, but there’s a new type of USB charger with a radical design. Check out our review to see if the EMIE Power Blade is the right charger to handle your USB power needs.