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What is Windows Sandbox Mode in Windows 10?

Windows Sandbox combines features of virtual machines and containers to produce a lightweight, transient virtual machine. Learn how to use it properly here Read the post here: What is Windows Sandbox Mode in Windows 10? … [Read more...]

A week in security (December 10 – 16)

Last week on Labs, we took a look at some new Mac malware, a collection of various scraped data dumps, the protection of power grids, and how bad actors are using SMB vulnerabilities.  Other cybersecurity news Millions affected by Facebook photo API bug: An issue granted third-party apps more access to photos than should normally be granted, including images uploaded but not published. (source: … [Read more...]

Win10 April Update: Was it worth the wait? (Part 1)

Microsoft uses the term “Windows as a service” to describe Windows 10 but there has been some confusion within the IT community as to exactly what that means. In a nutshell, there will no longer be distinct versions of the operating system as we knew them in the past (Windows 3.1, Windows 95, 98, ME, XP, Vista, 7, 8, etc.   … [Read more...]

DirectX and Parallels Desktop 13 Support

For a Windows application that does lots of complex or 3D graphics, there are two popular Windows APIs used by the developers of these applications: DirectX or OpenGL. Together with the graphics card in your Mac, these APIs determine the performance of these applications in a Windows VM running in Parallels Desktop® for Mac. Since [...] The post DirectX and Parallels Desktop 13 Support appeared … [Read more...]

Black Friday Savings 20% off Parallels Desktop

Our Black Friday Gift To You! Save 20% now through November 28, 2017, 11:59 p.m. PST New Users -> Learn More & Save  Exclusive offer for our loyal Parallels Desktop users -> Upgrade & Save  Save 20% now through November 28, 2017, 11:59 p.m. PST (Prices may vary depending on your location.) Spend more time [...] The post Black Friday Savings 20% off Parallels Desktop appeared first … [Read more...]

Comparing Parallels Desktop 13 and Fusion 10: macOS and Windows Integration

Over 600 man-years of development have been invested in Parallels Desktop® for Mac. Our latest product, Parallels Desktop 13, is the culmination of all this effort to run Windows on Mac®. Utilizing a virtual machine for your end-user goals is a great way to save time, money, and space. Since 2006, Parallels Desktop has been [...] The post Comparing Parallels Desktop 13 and Fusion 10: macOS and … [Read more...]

Comparing Parallels Desktop 13 and VMware Fusion 10: Ease of Use

Over 600 man-years of development have been invested in Parallels Desktop® for Mac. Our latest product, Parallels Desktop 13, is the culmination of all this effort to run Windows on Mac®. Utilizing a virtual machine to achieve your end-user goals is a great way to save time, money, and space. Since 2006, Parallels Desktop has [...] The post Comparing Parallels Desktop 13 and VMware Fusion 10: Ease … [Read more...]