Kurt Schmucker

Kurt Schmucker
Senior Product Manager

"Kurt Schmucker is a Senior Product Manager. He is primarily charged with product management for Parallels Desktop for Mac, the Parallels flagship product. Prior to Parallels, Schmucker was the Senior Mac Evangelist in the Macintosh Business Unit (MacBU) at Microsoft Corp, the vice president for Macintosh products at Connectix, including Virtual PC for Macintosh, a member of the Advanced Technology Group at Apple. Outside of work, Kurt has been a fencer for many years, has four times been a member of the US team at the world championships, and has also been the coach of the US team. Pictures are available at http://www.naginata.org."

Measuring Browser Support for HTML5

Measuring Browser Support for HTML5

HTML5 is the current standard for content displayed in web browsers. Your ordinary web browsing depend on how well the browser you use supports this standard. In addition, some applications have web-based versions that use features of HTML5 to provide...
Phishers pretending to be Apple

Phishers pretending to be Apple

In my opinion, one of the most despicable types of computer criminals today is the phisher. As Wikipedia explains: “Phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and, indirectly, money),...
How to Use Microsoft Ink on a Mac

How to Use Microsoft Ink on a Mac

Parallels Desktop 12 Update 1 was released a few weeks ago. You can read about all the changes in this update here. In this blog post, I will discuss in some detail only one of the Update 1 features: even greater support for Microsoft Ink. As I wrote...