Mac Users Will Finally Be Able To Say 'Hey Cortana'

Posted: Aug 20 2015, 11:19am CDT | by , in News | Apple

Mac Users Will Finally Be Able To Say 'Hey Cortana'

Parallels Desktop 11 Brings Cortana To Mac

Mac users will finally be able to converse with Microsoft's virtual aide Cortana.

Even if you are using an mac-based application, you’ll now be able to say “Hey Cortana” Parallels 11 bring with it various upgrades to the client's virtualization experience.

Aside from offering backing for Windows 10, its most amazing component could simply be the incorporation of Cortana. Cortana is designed as an always-on feature for the Mac.

Parallels 11 will permit clients to set up a virtual machine with Windows 10. The machine will intended to be a speedier, less demanding and more effective form.

It will likewise be running Windows apps hand in hand with native Mac apps. It is additionally said to work with Apple's OS X El Capitan.

El Capitan is expected to launch later this year. Other eminent enhancements incorporate volume control synchronization, location services support, native Windows print page setup from OS X and an implicit Travel Mode that serves to support battery life.

It also features system settings that are flipped to shared systems administration, permitting one to effectively utilize Windows programs on a Mac's connection.

Parallels said on its official site, “Use Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, Access, and hundreds of other Windows applications not available on the Mac. Quickly switch between Mac and Windows. Seamlessly utilize Mac features inside Windows and leverage Windows' strengths on your Mac."

Parallel 11 is said to bring certain improvements. For example, a speedier boot time and shutdown time by as much as 50 percent for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. It has stretched out battery life of up to 25 percent.

Moreover it also supports quicker assignments performance in Windows by up to 20 percent, faster file transfer between Mac and Windows by as much as 5 percent, and faster suspension of virtual machines by up to 20 percent.

Clients who are right now under Parallels Desktop 9 and 10 can now move up to Parallels Desktop 11, which will cost them $49.99.

They can likewise move up to the Mac Pro Edition, which has a starting cost of $49.99 a year. New clients of Parallels Desktop for Mac 11 are given two weeks to utilize it for nothing.

After that they will have to last buy it through the company's site at the cost of $79.99.

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