updated 08:50 pm EDT, Tue August 15, 2006
Parallels, OS update costs
In brief: Boston.com has posted the first look at the proposed image of the neighborhood Board-approved Apple retail store in downtown Boston (800 Bolyston), but notes that it still requires approval from several other city agencies.... Parallels has sold nearly 100,000 copies of its Parallels Desktop software for Mac, enabling those users to run PC software on their Apple hardware without rebooting.... RoughlyDrafted Magazine says that Microsoft Windows actually costs users five times as much to keep up to date when compared to Mac OS X.... Virtual network operator Helio is planning to open Apple-like mobile retail stores.... Despite being knocked offline for about six hours due to database issues, YouTube today announced that it is speaking with records labels to post thousands of music videos online to become a provider of mainstream entertainment.... U.S. consumer safety officials today said they are reviewing all Sony lithium-ion batteries in laptops for fire hazards following Dell's earlier announcement that it would recall 4.1 million laptop batteries.
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