How to Run Windows 10 on Mac with Parallels Desktop 11

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Fell troublesome to run Windows 10 on you Mac using Boot Camp? Why not try Parallels Desktop 11 to seamlessly transfer between Windows and Mac OS? Parallels Desktop for Mac is software providing hardware virtualization for Macintosh computers with Intel processors. Users can use OS X El Capitan and Windows 10 side by side without rebooting, including full support for Windows and Mac apps.

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Microsoft has been preparing for massive Windows 10 upgrade strategy

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According to the developer of a tool that blocks such upgrades, Microsoft has been preparing Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs for a more aggressive Windows 10 upgrade strategy that the company will kick off shortly.

“Over Thanksgiving weekend I started getting reports that the Windows Update ‘AllowOSUpgrade’ setting was getting flipped back on on a number of peoples’ PCs, and it keeps re-setting itself at least once a day if they switch it back off,” said Josh Mayfield, the software engineer who created GWX Control Panel. The tool was originally designed to make the “Get Windows 10” (hence GWX) applet go away after Microsoft installed it on consumer and small business Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs starting in March, then activated in June. Continue reading

Wristly: 50% Apple Watch users stop wearing it in two weeks

Apple Watch is the most popular wearable device. Wristly studied users’ application habit, the popularity and sanctification for Apple Watch’s after it went to the public.

Wristly suggested that it paid much more attention to Apple Watch than PC, PDA smartphones and iPads. It witnessed the whole life cycle of Apple Watch.

It released a new report subjecting to :how quickly after first use did you decide to stop wearing the watch?”

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It interviewed 340 users in November. Half of the interviewees stopped wearing the Apple Watch in two weeks. Thirty percent of the interviewees stopped wearing it within 2 weeks, while the twenty percent of interviewees stopped wearing it within days.

The top 5 reasons for stopping wearing it come as follow:

I didn’t find enough value in it

I though it was too limited

I though it was too slow

The battery didn’t last long enough

The tilt to check the time ended up too annoying

60% of interviewees felt the Apple Watch is too advanced, and they did not find enough value in it. 50% of interviewees thought it was too limited.

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While some other interviewees were not satisfied with its performance. They felt it was too slow, and 40% of them agreed this. 30% of interviewees thought the battery did not last long enough. They preferred not to charge the watch each day. A small portion users hoped Apple Watch could connect to other handsets.

Even though many users are not satisfied with its performance, Apple Watch obtained great sales volume. It is supposed to sell 6 million units during the Christmas shopping season.

Wristly also learned that many people concern its price. Most of them feel it is too expensive to afford. Therefore, 65% of users purchased Apple Watch Sport. Some Apple Watch fans feel that it has great potential to obtain more market shares if Apple modifies its battery life, independence of application and offers reasonable price.