Video: Parallels Mobile Running Windows on iPad

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Parallels Desktop 6 makes it easy to run an alternate OS on any Mac in a virtual machine. Those needing to run Windows will find it makes using OS X and Windows side-by-side a solid experience. Parallels Mobile for iOS allows one-tap access to the virtual machine running on the Mac, and turns the Windows virtual machine into a touch-optimized system on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. In this video, we show it in action, operating Windows 7 Ultimate on the iPad using Parallels Mobile.
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Parallels Mobile turns Windows 7 into a fully touch-optimized system that can be operated with simple finger taps on the screen. The system is a snappy performer and supports panning, pinch and zoom and has a special Windows onscreen keyboard for accessing special functions. Take a look at the video and see how Parallels Mobile can make accessing Windows (or other OSes) over Wi-Fi and 3G connections as simple as touching the screen. Don’t miss our review of Parallels Mobile to find out how to get it going on your iPad.

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