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Mike Lane
04-05-2006, 12:07 PM
Hello,

For all of the Apple users and wanna be using Macs take a look at this article on Apple's website.

http://www.apple.com/macosx/bootcamp/

Grace and Peace
Mike Lane

phuebs
04-05-2006, 01:03 PM
Way to go Apple! I know I have complained here several times that Bible Works needs to remedy the "Windows only" problem, but now it seems to have been solved by Apple first. Of course, one needs to have an Intel Mac to be able to do it...so I guess my Powerbook is still stuck with Virtual PC. But I can't wait to go home and partition a few loose gbs of my Mac Mini and run Windows and Bible Works on it. Now I get the best of both worlds - Apples and Bible Works!

I'll try to report soon on how that works out, how the speed is, and how possible it is to share files between the Windows XP and OSX operating systems on the same machine.

Only bad news--if this works well I'm going to want to buy a Macbook Pro to replace my Powerbook!!!

Mike Lane
04-05-2006, 01:11 PM
Only bad news--if this works well I'm going to want to buy a Macbook Pro to replace my Powerbook!!!

And that's bad news?? :)

pdwinva
04-05-2006, 06:25 PM
I'll try to report soon on how that works out, how the speed is, and how possible it is to share files between the Windows XP and OSX operating systems on the same machine.

Only bad news--if this works well I'm going to want to buy a Macbook Pro to replace my Powerbook!!!

I'll be interested to hear how things go when you try it out. Alas, I'm in the same boat, Powerbook-wise. I'm guessing that it will be several years before I'll be able to persuade myself that the expense of a new laptop is justified, since I got my Powerbook just over a year ago, so I'll be probably be using BW via VPC for some time. But that's not so bad.

phuebs
04-06-2006, 11:02 AM
VPC wouldn't be so bad if I could just drag and drop to the OSX, but you can't. I like to copy and paste Bible Works stuff to Word sometimes. So I would have to either E-mail that file to myself, or else put in on a Zip drive and transfer it, just a little bit of a hassle (besides the fact that it's slower).

I plan to try Boot Camp this weekend, as I'm gathering information about how safe and easy it is to do right now.

Another breaking development today though...Parallels has just released a virtualization program to run Windows on a Mac in a window. This is not emulation like VPC, so it should be faster. I wonder if dragging and dropping between the virtualization and OSX is possible? I'll try to give it a whirl and report on both. Here's the article: http://www.macworld.com/news/2006/04/06/parallels/index.php?lsrc=mwrss

I'm so excited about all of this!

Michael Hanel
04-06-2006, 11:51 AM
I'm so excited about all of this!

It's like the collapse of the Iron Curtain / Berlin Wall. Of course not that I was old enough to remember that event ;) And of course I'll refrain from saying who the "bad guy" is :)

Dale A. Brueggemann
04-06-2006, 12:48 PM
It's like the collapse of the Iron Curtain / Berlin Wall. Of course not that I was old enough to remember that event ;)

And some of us remember when they erected the Berlin Wall! :rolleyes:

danieleburrow
04-07-2006, 03:04 AM
And some of us remember when they erected the Berlin Wall! :rolleyes:

Greetings From the Land of Sunshine and Applets-and-Cotlets (Yakima, WA),

Thanks for uplifting my soul and tumbling my heart. You have done more than you will know until the day we meet on Heaven's streets.


Joyfully About Our Father's Business,

Daniel E. Burrow
Isaiah 55:1
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