VMWare Fusion 1.0b3 (Beta 3) Released

VMWare Fusion 1.0b3 (Beta 3) has been released. This is considered a huge upgrade to the virtualization software from VMWare for Mac OS X. Among the changes – performance has been improved, Apple’s Boot Camp is supported (for using as a virtual machine), “Windows Easy Install” mode, similar to Parallels’ … Read more

VMWare fusion 1.0b2 (Beta 2)

VMWare Fusion 1.0b2 (Beta 2) has been released by VMWare. It can be downloaded here. VMWare Fusion for Mac only runs on Intel-based Macs. This beta adds “Experimental 3-D graphics support”, which we are guessing led to the creation of this video that shows a 3D Windows game being played … Read more

Video of 3D Game/Acceleration on VMWare Fusion

There is a YouTube video making the rounds, purporting to show VMWare Fusion running a 3D Accelerated/Direct-X based game in Windows, running under Mac OS X, and doing it fairly smoothly. Fake or real? Looks real, but considering that VMWare Fusion shares a codebase with the VMWare Workstation (for Windows), … Read more

VMWare to Demo VMWare Fusion Beta

According to MacNN.com, VMWare is going to publicly demonstrate VMWare Fusion for Mac at Macworld San Francisco next week. Should be interesting to see what they come up with. The VMWare Fusion beta program started a few weeks ago – whether this demonstration will cover that or a newer version … Read more

eWeek Article: VMware Slices Up Mac OS X

eWeek had some very interesting comments about using VMware Fusion for Mac, including about running Mac OS X inside of a virtual machine. They also gave their first impressions of VMware Fusion and compared it to VMware Workstation, which runs on Linux and Windows-based PCs. Excerpt: VMware has come up … Read more

VMware Fusion Beta Program is Now Live

The VMWare Fusion beta program is now live. You can sign up for a beta key at VMWare.com/products/beta/fusion/. It is currently free. You can read more about it at one of the official VMWare Blogs – “A Holiday Gift for Mac Users”. Quote: It’s a great time of year – … Read more