We follow up last week’s articles about Boot Camp and virtualization with a collection of hard-won tips that will help you experiment with Windows XP safely and efficiently. Also this week, Matt Neuburg reviews the NovaMind mind-mapping application, and Adam extracts useful lessons from a week of hardware troubles. In the news, Apple released Aperture 1.1 and Apple Remote Desktop 3, and since TidBITS marks its 16th anniversary this week, we’re taking off for vacation. Look for our next issue 01-May-06!
TidBITS 16th Anniversary Vacation -- This week marks the 16th anniversary of TidBITS, which we're celebrating with a West Coast vacation that will also feature a dinner with the Seattle-based members of the staff, along with a visit to our Xserve at digital.forest to install Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger Server
Aperture 1.1 Gains Intel Support, Improvements -- Apple has released Aperture 1.1, an update that enables the photo editing and workflow tool to run on Intel-based Macs, fixes bugs, and boosts performance
Apple Remote Desktop 3 Released -- Apple released Apple Remote Desktop 3 last week, the third major release of the company's remote control and management software
NovaMind, the flagship mind-mapping program of the Australia-based NovaMind Software Pty Ltd., has recently attained a new maturity with the release of its version 3
By the time you read this, Tonya and Tristan and I will be on a well-deserved vacation trip to see family and friends in California, Oregon, and Washington (so we won't be reading much email for the next week)
It has been possible to run Windows in virtual machines on Macs for many years. However, with the recent switch to Intel chips and the beta releases of Apple's Boot Camp and Parallels Workstation for Mac OS X, interest among Mac users in running Windows has expanded significantly
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