Wine 6.0.1 lets you run 64-bit Windows apps on Apple Silicon

Wine is a free and open source utility that makes it possible to run some Windows applications on non-Windows operating systems including Linux, and Android, macOS. And starting with Wine version 6.0.1, that also includes support for running 64-bit Windows applications on Macs with Apple M1 processors. Apple Silicon support comes courtesy of code contributions […]

Lilbits: Windows is 35 years old, RadioShack isn’t dead yet (except it kind of is)

One score and umm… fifteen years ago, Microsoft released Windows 1.0. The first version of Windows wasn’t really a full-fledged operating system, but more of a graphical user interface that made MS-DOS a little more user-friendly. But it introduced some core features that remain to this day, including the idea of using a mouse to […]

Google cracks down on “incompatible” versions of Android

This week Acer planned to launch a new smartphone in China running Aliyun OS. But Google appears to have put a stop to it — and now the California-based search giant is explaining why. Aliyun OS ┬áis a mobile operating system developed by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. It’s based on open source Android code, but […]