Apple is planning to remove support for 32-bit apps in macOS, but if you’re ready for the future, you can enable a 64-bit-only mode on your Mac right now. Here’s how to do it, as well as why you may want to hold off on killing 32-bit apps so soon.
Have you recently seen a warning from Apple that a particular app or game is “not optimized for your Mac?” If so, this means that at least one of the apps installed on your Mac is 32-bit only, and Apple is in the process of requiring apps to move to 64-bit. Here’s how to check if you have 32-bit apps installed on your Mac, and what to do if you find some.
Windows Pinball, also known as 3D Pinball Space Cadet, was a simple and fun pinball game included in Windows up until XP, but it was absent from Vista and later. Here’s what happened to this classic game and how you can play it again.
Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5s features the first consumer-targeted 64-bit smartphone processor, but longtime rival Samsung promises to fight back with its own 64-bit devices next year, according to statements made this week by the company’s mobile division chief.
Many PC users have upgraded to 64-bit versions of Windows and third party software, and they enjoy the increased access to system memory and speed that the architecture provides. But it’s not a good idea to run every app in 64-bit mode. One example is Office, and we explain why some users may prefer the 32-bit version.