With the recent launch of Parallels 10 and Fusion 7, consumers are once again left wondering which virtualization platform to choose for their Mac. We take a comprehensive look at both, and compare how they perform to each other, and to the free VirtualBox, with benchmarks examining overall processing power, graphics performance, and real-world tests like battery life and video encoding. Read on for our full results.
Apple later today will unveil the next generation iPhone lineup, and the expected 4.7-inch model may be 16 to 20 percent faster than the current iPhone 5s, according to Geekbench results published by Weibo user zzray, who has reportedly obtained a working iPhone 6.
Parallels Desktop 10 continues the virtualization software’s annual release schedule, this time bringing even better integration with Windows virtual machines, improved power management, and full support for OS X Yosemite. But with modest performance improvements, is it worth the upgrade? Check out our review and benchmarks to find out.
The new entry-level iMac has a compelling price, but at the expense of performance. But just how much slower is the new iMac compared to its more expensive counterparts? We round up benchmarks looking at CPU and GPU performance, to help you decided if the $1,099 model is right for you.
Apple’s new Mac Pro is a powerhouse, but the stock configurations ship with relatively little RAM for a professional workstation. We look at two third party options for upgrading your Mac Pro to 64GB of memory, and compare them to the standard Apple RAM in terms of performance and value.
Our Thunderbolt 2 testing hardware has just arrived, and we have early benchmark results to share on the performance of the Pegasus2 R4 equipped with four 1TB Samsung 840 EVO SSDs. Read on to see just how fast Thunderbolt 2 is compared to its predecessor.
Including the launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c earlier this month, Apple has released eight major models of the company’s popular smartphone since the product’s introduction in 2007. See how they all stack up in a side-by-side comparison video.
The latest version of the 3DMark gaming benchmark is now available for iOS, allowing owners of iPhones and iPads to compare the graphical horsepower of their devices to a wide range of competitors, including Android smartphones and tablets as well as full desktop PCs.
Although the rise of online storage and syncing services have reduced their necessity, USB flash drives are still important and useful for many tasks. After a year of using a Lexar drive, we found the SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0. Read on to find out why it’s now our favorite USB flash drive.
Parallels Desktop 9 is the latest version of the virtualization software that lets users run Windows inside OS X, but does it offer a noticeable performance improvement? We teamed up with The Mac Observer to run a series of benchmarks and find out for ourselves.