Parallels Desktop 17.1 brings full support for macOS Monterey and Windows 11
Parallels was updated to version 17 earlier this year with enhancements that included drag and drop between Windows and macOS, a virtual TPM chip, and more. The company has released Parallels Desktop 17.1, which brings support for macOS Monterey and Windows 11.
Parallels shared the release in a ... Read more
Windows 11 is available: when, how and why do we update?
Windows 11 is now available for a select number of devices. Windows 10 devices manufactured in the last few weeks will ship with the new operating system. Older devices can be updated manually using the Installation Assistant, Installation Media or an ISO file, provided that they pass the significa... Read more
Microsoft requires VMs to meet hardware requirement for Windows 11
Microsoft released a fresh build of Windows 11 last night, reminding some users that virtual machines may be the only way for them to enjoy the new operating system. As long as they use a hypervisor that can virtualize or simulate a TPM 2.0-chip.
Despite the company’s efforts to distract user... Read more
Windows Subsystem for Android app available in Microsoft Store
The Android Subsystem for Windows may be available to Microsoft Insider testers sooner rather than later.
Microsoft is planning to roll out Windows 11 on October 5. However, one key feature that will not be included in the rollout is support for Android apps. Instead, the company has promised it... Read more
Microsoft makes Windows 11 and Windows 10 21H2 previews available
Microsoft is making commercial previews of both Windows 10 21H2 and Windows 11 available to businesses through the Windows Insider Program for Business.
Organizations enrolled in the program can access the OS builds through a Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services, Windows Insider Progra... Read more
Microsoft launches Windows 11 as a free upgrade on 5 October
Starting 5 October, Windows 11 will become available as a free upgrade from Windows 10. The upgrade will be rolling out in phases and the announced Android app-integration will not be available for some time. Furthermore, Microsoft has adjusted the system requirements for Windows 11 a few times. bu... Read more
You can manually install Windows 11 on older PCs, but without updates
Microsoft does not want to publicly say it will not stop you if you manually install Windows 11 on older or incompatible PCs. It doesn't however supply security updates to those systems. The company has come under fire for the stringent hardware requirements of its upcoming operating system, slated... Read more
New Windows 11 build brings new Microsoft 365 widget and many fixes
Microsoft rolled out a new Windows 11 Insider preview build (22000.168) for those in the Dev and Beta channels. The build comes with fixes, updates, a new Microsoft 365 productivity widget and support for more languages in the Teams Chat feature integrated into the OS.
The new Microsoft 365 widg... Read more
Some Windows 11 Insiders are unable to move to the Beta channel
Microsoft recently warned Windows 11 Insiders that it will start pushing out less stable and more experimental builds in the Dev channel. The company is looking to test features not intended for general release later this year.
Microsoft told Insiders that if they want to stick to the current st... Read more
Microsoft refreshes more ‘inbox apps’ features in Windows 11 for Insiders
Microsoft released a new Windows 11 test build (number 22000.132) to Insider testers in the Beta and Dev channels on Thursday, August 12. The test build includes more Teams chat functionality and new test builds for those in the Dev channel of three ‘inbox’ apps.
They include the calculator,... Read more