MacBook Air – Oh What to VMware

OK, I have to admit that this post is a bit of a hesitation. I wrote a while ago about my not so pleasant experiences with Parallels and the MacBook Air…see MacBook Air, Parallels…I hear that not only is Parallels running better, but they have a v…

MacBook Air Wrap-Up…For Now

OK, so I have had some great opportunities to use the Air as a standard and daily machine. Instead of separating out items, I decided to wrap up individual topics on the Air at least for now with this post…* I attended a conference recently where I…

MacBook Air BootCamp, XP Continued

Having limited space on the XP partition, though I keep thinking it is enough (12 GB), I was running into challenges when playing simple strategy games such as Civilization and Railroad Tycoon. I got a blue screen which indicated that I should turn of…

MacBook Air, Parallels

OK, OK, I know there are many other people out there who have had great success with Parallels and the MacBook Air…I, however, was not one of them. I installed the trail download and received a 14-day activation key. I already installed BootCamp as…

MacBook Air BootCamp, XP

I had read some very interesting stories around the internet about installing windows on a Mac…some good…others not so good…However, the reports were pretty consistent in that the Macs were the best hardware on which to run Windows. I needed the…

MacBook Air Battery Life

It happened…yes, you guessed it, over 5 hours of battery life on the MacBook Air…Yes, you read that correctly OVER 5 hours…with Bluetooth off, iTunes open and no activity for over an hour…with display set to sleep at 3 minutes, and computer set…