64-bit Software News
Microsoft today began offering a 64-bit version of Office for Mac to users on the Production channel. It was originally offered to Office Insiders back in July as version 15.24. Today's update is 15.25, which Insiders have had for a couple weeks.
GNU/Linux and Android-x86 developer Arne Exton informs Softpedia today, May 26, 2016, about the immediate availability for download of his custom Chromium OS build.
Microsoft today announced that it’s releasing a 64-bit (x64) version of Windows 10 IoT Core Pro, a special flavor of the edition of Windows 10 designed for small Internet-connected devices that’s exclusively available to original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here – Windows 10 64-bit has finally overtaken Windows 7 64-bit as the most popular operating system for Steam users. While many people would assume that the majority of PC gamers would have immediately switched over to Windows 10 on account of its free upgrade path and general lack of downsides, the Steam community has been fighting it for a long time.
The Redstone update will definitely be an exciting release for Windows 10 users, and although Microsoft hasn’t publicly acknowledged it, the company has already dropped several hints that something major is in the works.
After so many years of work, the 64-bit version of Mozilla Firefox is finally available for download for Windows users too, promising increased speed and better security.
The 64-bit version of Firefox is still on the table after so many years of development, and Mozilla is currently working on the features that will be included in it, with new evidence now showing that support for Silverlight is very likely to be offered.
Just don’t expect it to be easy - For some reason the Mozilla Foundation are unable to get a stable version of Firefox which operates in 64-bit Windows.
Microsoft is fully focused on improving the mobile version of Windows 10 these days, but at the same time, the company’s also working on a new build for PCs that could be released to insiders in the next couple of weeks.
PHP 7 was announced last year, and the PHP team has started releasing the first alpha versions during June this year. Now the first PHP 7 beta hit the Interwebs, and it brings the engine closer and closer to its end goal.
Microsoft’s plan for Windows 10 was to make the new operating system the best choice for any activity that you might want to do on your computer, including working, browsing the web, sending emails, watching movies, or playing games.
With Galactic Civilizations III’s release today, the PC gets its first native 64-bit strategy game. 64-bit, along with DirectX 12 is the one-two combination that is about to transform games both on the PC and the latest consoles (on the PS4, their GNM API accomplishes the same thing).
Antivirus, BackUp – Restore, Benchmark, Codec, Defragment, Encryption, File Manager, FTP, Graphics and Photo, Install Management, Internet, Media Player, Networking, PDF, Process Management, Start Menu, System Information, System Software, Test Software, Tweak Software, Virtual CD/DVD
With Windows 10 almost here, only few users are still looking for new computers to work and/or play, and just as expected, Windows 8.1 is the most common choice when it comes to operating systems powering these machines.
Sunchip CX-W8 is an Intel Atom Z3735F TV box running Windows, but I’ve been informed that originally Sunchip designed it for WeTek in order to manufacture a Linux based mini PC. Unfortunately, they finally gave up once they discovered Intel had no intention to work on HDMI audio support in Linux for their Atom Z3700 series processor despite it working on Android… Intel Compute Stick will apparently use a separate DSP to handle that part (TBC).