It may not be a love-fest between Google and Apple these days, but internally at least, the search giant is showing Cupertino some love by phasing out Windows-based systems and replacing them with Macs.
Following up on last month’s Release Candidate preview version, Paragon Software Group has taken the wraps off the release version of NTFS for Mac OS X 8.0, the latest version of its Mac driver to read & write to Windows disks.
Mac users who regularly exchange files with Windows users are constantly stymied by one of Mac OS X’s biggest limitations -- you can read NTFS-formatted Windows disks, but you can’t write to them. Thanks to Paragon’s NTFS for Mac, you can, and the latest 8.0 version brings faster read & write operations as well as 64-bit support for Snow Leopard 10.6.
There are plenty of good remote access apps for the iPhone and iPod touch which will surely get an upgrade to take advantage of the extra real estate on the iPad. But one big name in the corporate world has already announced their client app for the iPad is a done deal.