Being locked into one software ecosystem is the cruel fate that awaits anyone who loves technology. On our desktops and smartphones, we build prisons with companies who want our complete fealty to their apps and services.
Steve Herrod wants to put a virtual machine on your phone. Even if your phone is an iPhone.
LG have been showing off a Verizon Revolution that runs a virtual Android machine. So what? So, that means you can run a work phone as a virtual device on your personal phone — and junk your crappy second handset.
It's a virtual war: VMWare Fusion 3 for Snow Kitty and Win7 popped out last week, and now here's Parallels 5. It's also fully 64-bit, with Windows apps that behave like native ones, including full multitouch gestures, and more zoomzoom.
VMWare's Fusion 3—with full support for Snow Leopard and Windows 7—is out today. Besides being natively 64-bit in Snow Leopard, it lets you migrate a PC to your virtual machine, launches Windows apps like native apps, and more.
For anyone who might be interested, ACCESS has announced a beta virtual machine that will allow owners of the Nokia N770, N800 and N810 to run Palm/Garnet OS applications. A complete version of the software will be available for free sometime before the end of this year. [Press Release via intomobile via Boy Genius]
If you're a Linux user and want to get in on all the Microsoft Zune magic—yeah right—here's a way how. The solution involves VMware and allows you to have a virtual machine running Windows inside your Linux, which then lets you run the Zune software to sync up your Zune.