Windows 10 KB5016616 released with new features (direct download links)

Windows 10 KB5016616 released with new features (direct download links)

Windows 10 KB5016616 has been released with tons of quality improvements and some new features. This is a security update, so it appears to contain security fixes. The patch is available through Windows Update, but direct download links for Windows 10 KB5016616 offline installers are also available. KB5016616 is part of the Windows 10 August … Read more

Parallels Desktop 18 improves Windows app and gaming support on Apple Silicon

Parallels Desktop 18 improves Windows app and gaming support on Apple Silicon

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate may earn commissions on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac has been released, with the latest version offering better support for Windows apps on Apple Silicon Macs, as well as a better … Read more

Windows 11 Build 25174 released, here are the new features and improvements

Windows 11 Build 25174 released, here are the new features and improvements

Windows 11 Build 25174 is now rolling out to testers on the Dev Channel. Build 25174 is not a massive release, but there are some notable improvements and bug fixes. It’s also worth noting that this preview update isn’t tied to any specific version, and most changes could make their way into the production channel … Read more

Lilbits: Android Gaming on Windows PCs, Classic Gaming with ScummVM, and the Vanishing Features of Google Pixel Phones

Lilbits: Android Gaming on Windows PCs, Classic Gaming with ScummVM, and the Vanishing Features of Google Pixel Phones

The Windows Subsystem (WSA) for Android lets you run some Android apps on Windows 11 PCs, but historically some apps have performed better than others. Now Microsoft is rolling out an update to WSA that might make playing games a bit easier by allowing you to use a keyboard for games that expect joystick input. … Read more

Faulty computer hardware? How to update your drivers in Windows

Faulty computer hardware?  How to update your drivers in Windows

A driver is a small piece of software that helps your PC communicate with specific hardware, such as a mouse, keyboard, or printer. However, from time to time, these drivers may require updates to fix specific issues, introduce new features, or improve performance. In general, you shouldn’t need to update your drivers very often. If … Read more

VMware Fusion Beta joins Parallels in supporting Windows VMs on Apple Silicon

VMware Fusion Beta joins Parallels in supporting Windows VMs on Apple Silicon

Enlarge / VMWare Fusion runs on a Mac Studio. The transition from Intel to Apple Silicon Macs has been smooth for most software, thanks to Rosetta 2 compatibility software and app developers who have been quick to add Apple Silicon support to their software. However, the ability to run Windows and Windows apps, either directly … Read more

Microsoft “Partner Transition” intervenes in SMBs, Office 365 and Windows companies

Microsoft “Partner Transition” intervenes in SMBs, Office 365 and Windows companies

cloud news Wade Tyler Millward July 26, 2022 at 9:21 p.m. EDT “I can’t tell you exactly which part of this was part of the partner transition work we’re doing versus Makro, it certainly feels like both,” said Amy Hood, Microsoft CFO, on the conference call results on Tuesday. Microsoft’s chief financial officer Amy Hood … Read more

Windows 11 KB5015882 released with new features and more

Windows 11 KB5015882 released with new features and more

KB5015882 is rolling out now in the production channel, bringing new features to Windows 11 version 21H2. Like any other update, today’s optional update will be rolled out via Windows Update. You can also download Windows 11 KB5015882 offline installers. Note that the update is marked as “optional”, which means it will not be installed … Read more