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VMware updates Fusion to 2.0.1

It's not as big a jump as an upgrade from v3 to v4, but VMware's fetish for releasing upgrades late on Friday continues with the 2.01 build of VMware Fusion, now available for download. The new version's DMG sizes up at a healthy 246 MB, and the list of enhanced features and fixed bugs is reasonably...

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VMWare offers free training videos on YouTube

VMWare has started publishing short, but informative YouTube videos demonstrating various tasks in the new version of Fusion for the Mac. One of the videos (shown above, YouTube link here) shows how to install Windows XP in a new virtual machine in Fusion 2.0. If you don't want to watch low-qualit...

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Buy Parallels, get a $25 iTunes card

Parallels must be feeling a little pressure from the big Fusion release earlier this week -- they're throwing in some music when you pick up their app. By visiting this iTunes page on their website and buying the virtualization software, which lets you run Windows or Linux virtual machines within ...

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VMWare Fusion 2.0 is released

Great news for any virtualization junkies out there (I know I'm not the only one). VMWare Fusion 2.0 has just been will be released Tuesday! Fusion 2.0 is a free upgrade for all existing 1.x customers, and it adds more than 100 new features and enhancements. [Note: VMware's product manager told us a...

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WWDC '08: VMWare Fusion

Pat Lee from VMWare sat down with me to share the latest news on the VMWare Fusion 2.0 beta. Among the big new features: the ability to run 10.5 Server as a virtual machine. Check out the interview after the jump, and check out the VMWare blog for some 10-screen virtualization fun. There's a feature...

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VMware Fusion 2.0 Beta 1

VMware has just announced VMware Fusion 2.0 Beta 1, the first beta of the second iteration of their very successful virtualization product for the Mac. As you'll recall Fusion allows you to run a host of OSes on your Intel Mac including, but not limited to, many flavors of Windows. The above video...

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Slimming down Windows for virtualization or Boot Camp

What madness is this, a post about installing Windows? Well, actually, the folks over at VMware's Team Fusion link to this handy Lifehacker guide to trimming down Windows XP to the bare essentials. Obviously this is of interest to anybody running Windows on a Mac, particularly on a portable with li...

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Show floor video: VMWare demos virtualization of Mac OS X Server

At a booth tucked away in an uncomfortable corner of the South Hall, VMware is showing a preview version of Fusion with virtualization for Mac OS X Server (on Apple host hardware only, naturally) running smoothly. We are heading back to VMware to get a more thorough video walkthrough of the app when...

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VMware Importer makes migrating from Parallels a snap

In our post yesterday on VMware Fusion 1.1 we mentioned that VMware had also included a beta of their new Importer application. However, after using it tonight, I thought it was worth a separate post of its own, because it makes migrating from Parallels to Fusion incredibly easy. The amazing thing ...

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VMware Fusion 1.1 released

Even though Leopard ships with Boot Camp, lots of Mac users still get their virtual groove on with VMware Fusion, and its super-slick window display tool Unity. Today VMware announced Fusion 1.1, an upgrade that sports some cool new features and improvements: As expected, the upgrade now support...

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CNET Labs benchmarks Parallels and Fusion virtualization products

Whenever two options are presented, it is often a smart move to weight the pros and cons of each and make a decision based on your needs. If you need to push Windows in a virtualization environment, Daniel A. Begun at CNET Labs has benchmarked Windows Vista running in both Parallels Desktop and VMwa...

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VMware Fusion set for August 6th release

Running Windows is something that most people need to do at some point, that's a fact. Luckily for us Mac users running Windows on Intel Macs is much better than emulating Windows on PPC Macs (I still shudder when I think back to my Virtual PC days). This is because instead of having to emulate the ...

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Ask TUAW: iDVD, iTunes, Parallels and more

This week on Ask TUAW we've got a bunch of questions about iTunes, some prospective switcher questions about virtualization and personal finance packages, and an iDVD query. As always reader suggestions are most welcome and questions for next week should just be left in the comments. Now without fu...

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VMWare pricing announced

VMWare offers the Windows-on-Mac alternative to Boot Camp and Parallels. This week at WWDC, they announced that their product Fusion will be shipping at the end of August 2007 for $79.99US (pre-order pricing is available at $39.99US for a single license). We've written about Fusion several times her...

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VMware Fusion Beta 4 now available

Recall that very cool video we posted showing off VMware Fusion's new Unity feature? Now you can try it on your very own Mac. VMware Fusion Beta 4 has just been released and it includes Unity. It also includes: Better support for booting off of Boot Camp partitions Better performance UI twea...

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