Earlier versions of Mac OS X were able to establish remote desktop connections to Windows PC’s using the free Remote Desktop Connection tool from Microsoft but this tool does not work on OS X Mountain Lion. Here are a few free alternatives you can use instead; they work also with Windows 8 devices.
4+ Free Tools for Making Remote Connections from Macs to Windows PCs
If you read Ars Technica, you know that these guys like to be really thorough with their reviews and leave no stone unturned. Their latest is no exception to the rule:
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: the Ars Technica review
This app for Mac not only finds stuff on your computer but also on Dropbox, Gmail, Google Docs. It’s very fast too.
Found for Mac
Check out this detailed guide on running Windows 7 on a Mac using VirtualBox.
The Complete Guide to Running Windows 7 On Mac OS X For Free Using VirtualBox
For those of you having a home network with both Mac OS X and Windows 7 computers, these guides will be truly useful.
Access Windows 7 Shared Folders from OS X via a Home Network
How to Share OS X Folders with Windows 7
A while ago, we published a link towards a survey for those which Needed Help with their Home Network. After a few weeks of gathering answers, 7 Tutorials (the site which ran this survey) has published the results. If you want to know how a home network looks like and what kind of problems people generally have, then you should read the overview of results. Recommended to geeks with tech blogs which need inspiration on what to write next.
How Does a Home Network Look Like? & Common Problems for Home Networks (summary split in two articles)
I recently bought a Mac and since then I’ve been looking for a good blog editor for OS X! I tried several and none could match up to Windows Live Writer. However, if you have no choice, read the review below.
Blog Editors for Mac
VUE – Visual Understanding Environment is an open source tool which mixes mind mapping with presentations. Therefore, you can make both a concept map and a presentation with one tool, without having to use Powerpoint. It reminds us of Prezi. The main difference is that this tool is free and can do more.
VUE – HomePage | Download Page (requires sign-up)
If you have a MacBook and you also use Windows, it might be time to combine the two using Boot Camp! The new version now supports Windows 7 and this tutorial walks you through the steps to setup Windows 7 on your Mac.
Install Windows 7 on Mac using Boot Camp