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How to install Windows on your Mac using Boot Camp

If you need to install Windows on your Mac, you have a few options: software like VMware Fusion and Parallels Desktop can help you get the job done so you don't have to reboot each time you want to use it, but if you want truly native performance — important for gamers and others looking to eke every last drop out of their Mac — Boot Camp is the way to go. Here's a step by step guide to make it happen.

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2014 is the year Apple marketshare catches up with Windows, says analyst - wait, what?

2014 will be the year that the sale of Apple devices reach parity with Windows. That's the word from well-respected industry analyst Horace Dediu, who published his thoughts recently along with some graphs on his site Asymco.

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Having trouble upgrading from Windows 8? Here's what to do!

Based on all the questions and comments we're seeing, some folks are having trouble upgrading from Windows 8. That's understandable. Windows is a complicated beast, and that it boots one thousands of different configurations each day, every day, is a software miracle. But it can also be an incredible pain if you're one of the people for whom it's just not working at the moment. So, if you're having trouble upgrading from Windows 8, the single best thing you can do, sincerely, is this:

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10 years ago today Apple shipped iTunes for Windows, and hell froze over

10 years ago today iTunes shipped for Windows. Slightly more than 10 years ago, an argument rippled through the ranks of Apple over whether or not to do just that - to make their new music platform accessible to their rival's all-but-eclipsing computing platform, or to keep Apple's iPod unique to Apple's Mac. Chris Fralic excerpting from Max Chafkin's Design Crazy:

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Microsoft Remote Desktop app seemingly bound for iOS

It seems the ever more widespread Microsoft is set to launch its very own Remote Desktop application for Android and iOS. This is in addition to versions for Windows, Windows RT and OS X, and was very casually slipped into a press release, as reported by All About Microsoft's Mary Jo Foley:

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iTunes Radio for Mac OS X and Windows PC review

First announced in June at WWDC 2013, iTunes Radio has been in private beta ever since, accessible only by registered iOS developers. With the public release of iOS 7 and iTunes 11.1, iTunes Radio is now ready for the big time. Sadly, the service is still U.S. only at this point, though with Apple's global reach in the music space already, we can't imagine it being the case for too long.

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The problem with iTunes and Windows 8

According to the chief financial officer of Windows -- what, your company doesn't have a product-level CFO? -- Microsoft has laid out the welcome mat for iTunes for Windows 8, but Apple has yet to come a knocking. Why ever could that be?

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MacBook Pro is the best performing Windows laptop

The MacBook Pro was judged to be the "best performing" Windows laptop, according to a new study by PC services company Soluto. Soluto used "frustration analytics" to make the determination, according to Brooke Crothers at CNet.

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View multiple windows on your iPad with Quasar jailbreak tweak [Updated]

A new jailbreak tweak called Quasar has just been released that will let you have multiple app windows open and live all at the same time. If you yearn for the opportunity to have your iPad running like a desktop, Quasar could be just what you've been looking for.

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Splashtop puts Windows 8 on your iPad in the ultimate show of sacrilege

Splashtop's desktop-to-mobile virtualization app has just perversely enabled users to access their Windows 8 PC desktop on their iPad. Of course, this sort of VPN is nothing new, but it is the first time we're seeing it with Windows 8, much of which was designed specifically for touch input.

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