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MDS (Spotlight) and Parallels

I was having an annoyance on my MBP for a while where MDS (Spotlight) would start indexing and try to hijack the machine… it was working hard and at random intervals. Then it hit me… Parallels was typically active at the same time (despite Windows being "idle" inside the VM), usually jumping to about 25-25% […]

October 12, 2007 | Computers | 1 comment

Apple Software Update on Windows XP – What a Crock!

I love Apple to death, but sometimes they do things that really, really bug the hell out of me. The latest being the software update application for Windows. I made it a point that since my Windows XP installation is in Parallels that I didn’t need to install iTunes. Well, with Safari 3 came the […]

June 14, 2007 | Computers | Comments Off on Apple Software Update on Windows XP – What a Crock!

I want my OS X VM

So, apparently the OS X EULA forbids virtualizing OS X in any form. And, no, I’m not late to this party, I just finally felt like writing about it (I really need to start writing regularly again). I’m wondering what the overall use of this is? Is it to protect the OS X experience? To […]

May 4, 2007 | Computers | 5 comments