By offering a USB stick with a copy of Parallels Desktop 8 and Windows 8 Microsoft is helping Mac users to get a little closer to Microsoft. The memory stick was “free” after a $25 donation to your favorite charity, however the company stated that there is only a limited supply of how many, it wasn’t announced. The offer went through Swish and which sold out in just a few hours. Additional modern.IE free tools include a scanner that checks for compatibility problems, even behind a firewall, and suggests fixes. Microsoft wrote, “You can install a local instance of modern.IE to scan your code while keeping your project secure from others (including Microsoft). Read the full story here.