Neowin News Feed for: Compatibility Neowin News Feed for: Compatibility en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Elden Ring set to gain ray tracing, platform performance targets revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>FromSoftware will be offering two performance modes on current-gen consoles to either hit 4K or get 60FPS gameplay. Ray tracing support is also planned for the upcoming action RPG. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Sun, 07 Nov 2021 22:00:01 +0000 Google releases Android 12 Beta 4, APIs now finalized <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has released Android 12 Beta 4. The OS has now reached Platform Stability which means that APIs and app-facing behaviors have been finalized. Developers should now focus on testing their apps. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 12 Aug 2021 07:36:01 +0000 Microsoft's App Assure program expands to support Windows 365 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced that it is expanding App Assure to support Windows 365. Customers can now engage directly with Microsoft in case they face compatibility issues on its latest offering. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 03 Aug 2021 06:24:01 +0000 Microsoft: Here's how organizations can plan their transition to Windows 11 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As expected, Microsoft has recommended that organizations start preparing for their eventual transition to Windows 11. It has outlined a series of steps to follow for a seamless transition. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 29 Jun 2021 05:10:01 +0000 Google's Daydream isn't yet compatible with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you own a Daydream VR headset and were thinking of buying either the Galaxy S8 or S8+, you might want to wait a bit. The virtual reality is not yet officially supported on the two phones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Mon, 03 Apr 2017 20:44:01 +0000 You can now vote for the Xbox 360 games you want to play on your Xbox One <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has set up a dedicated Xbox Feedback forum asking gamers about the Xbox 360 titles they&#039;d next like to see playable on Xbox One. Call of Duty: Black Ops II currently leads the list. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:28:01 +0000 Intel: "ARM can't run legacy apps on Windows 8" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Should Intel be concerned over the end of the &quot;Wintel&quot; era? For the past decade, the strong duo of Intel processors and Windows operating systems dominated 90% of computers worldwide, although now the domination is... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Wed, 18 May 2011 09:31:14 +0000 Microsoft: Windows 7 launch will not repeat Vista <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Now that we've got a rough release date of Windows 7, Microsoft making sure that Windows 7's launch will go smoothly and not be plagued with compatibility issues reports Paul Thurrott and Channel Web. While... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Kevin Weiner) Sat, 16 May 2009 15:17:15 +0000 'Windows XP Mode' revealed for Windows 7 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Remember that major announcement that was planned for Windows 7 a while back? Well, it's finally here, revealed on Paul Thurrott's Windows SuperSite. So, what is it? It's a feature of Windows 7 called 'Windows... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Fri, 24 Apr 2009 22:26:31 +0000 aggiorno express: IE8 Compatibility Edition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1475859526ea.jpg" alt="" /></div>aggiorno express was born to assist you with the meta tagging process for IE8 of all the pages in your Web sites, in an automated way, just as aggiorno does with the variety of aggiornings... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 28 Aug 2008 09:18:48 +0000 Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) 5.0 helps customers understand their application compatibility situation by identifying which applications are compatible with the Microsoft&reg; Windows Vista&reg; operating system and which require further testing. ACT helps customers... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 13 Nov 2007 12:53:59 +0000 Compatibility, Reliability, and Stability of Vista Update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>About 2 months ago Microsoft released a couple of hotfixes that improved the stability and reliability of Windows Vista, these were not made available on Automatic Updates. That aside, Microsoft has released an update to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 24 Oct 2007 08:50:46 +0000 New Wi-Fi Draft Ensures Compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>More than a year after the first products based on an initial draft of the superfast 802.11n Wi-Fi standard arrived, a second draft--reinforced by Wi-Fi Alliance certification--appears to have solved the interoperability and stability problems... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 23 Aug 2007 11:05:31 +0000 Wi-Fi group launches 802.11n compatibility brand <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Wi-Fi overseer the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) will in June begin testing pre-standard next-generation 802.11n wireless networking kit to make sure the products all work with each other, the organisation said today.The WFA announced earlier this... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 16 May 2007 08:24:15 +0000 DirectX 10 Compatibility Libraries Preview <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Alky Project is a set of DirectX 10 compatibility libraries, pioneered by Cody Brocious, a 19 year old software reverse-engineer from San Diego. These libraries allow the use of DirectX 10 games on... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 23 Apr 2007 11:28:51 +0000 April '07 Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility Update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>April showers have yielded us a Back Compat update The latest backwards compatibility update is now available over Xbox Live (or will be very soon.) This free update brings the complete list of original Xbox... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Thu, 19 Apr 2007 19:43:44 +0000 EU PS3 Backwards Compatibility List Now Online <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A few days earlier than originally announced, the list of backwards compatible titles on the EU PS3 has now been released. The Sony site details games on a three tier basis, giving results for titles... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joe Cashman) Tue, 20 Mar 2007 16:22:45 +0000 Sony Warns About European PS3 Backwards Compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony Computer Entertainment Europe said that backwards compatibility with PlayStations 2 games of the PlayStation 3 console, slated to be released in PAL regions in about a month, will not be as good as that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 25 Feb 2007 16:49:49 +0000 Update for SBS2003: Windows Vista and Outlook compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>You can use the Client Deployment tools in Windows SBS to easily connect a client computer to your Windows SBS network. You can also use the tools to configure the correct settings to support solutions... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 09 Feb 2007 10:15:07 +0000 Apple: Vista Compatibility Patch For iTunes, Problems Remain <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>This weekend, Apple Computer released iTunes Repair Tool for Vista 1.0 which is designed to &quot;repair permissions for important files required by iTunes to play your iTunes Store purchases&quot; when using the Windows Vista operating... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 05 Feb 2007 16:42:23 +0000 An update on Zune compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From the Windows Vista Blog: Our friend Cesar Menendez from the Zune Insider has posted that the Zune Team will be releasing updated PC software and device firmware today at 10am PDT. You can... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 20 Dec 2006 11:46:26 +0000 Sony's PS3 Has Some Backwards Compatibility Problems <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony said on Tuesday its new video game console, the PlayStation 3, does not run about 200 PlayStation and PlayStation 2 software titles properly, the latest problem the electronics maker has run into in its... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 14 Nov 2006 19:09:01 +0000 Apple gets French support in music compatibility case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The French constitutional council, the country's highest judicial body, has declared major aspects of the so-called iPod law unconstitutional, undermining some controversial aspects of the legislation. Released late Thursday, the council's 12-page legal finding made... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 29 Jul 2006 21:42:00 +0000 21 new titles for Xbox 360 backwards compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has released a new update for the Xbox 360 console, providing support for an additional 21 Xbox titles and reinforcing Peter Moore's comments that backwards compatibility is important to the firm.The new update, which... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Jun 2006 18:35:23 +0000 Backwards Compatibility Not A Priority For Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's head of the Interactive Entertainment business, Peter Moore, typically chooses his words carefully, and rarely makes the kind of outlandish statements that Sony's Ken Kutaragi seems to provide on a regular basis. However, in... <a href="">Read more...</a> (giga) Fri, 02 Jun 2006 15:25:20 +0000 Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility In Japan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After some xbox owners were disgruntled by the lack of backwards support on the 360 for classics such as Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and well over 300 others can take some solace from the fact... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 16 Nov 2005 14:43:10 +0000 Intel Celeron to Gain Improved AMD64 Compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel's desktop Celeron D chips are to be the latest processors to get the chip giant's NetBurst core update, The Register has learned. According to Intel documentation, Celeron model numbers 326, 331, 336, 341, 346... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 16 Sep 2005 21:20:00 +0000 Xbox 360 Buys Backwards Compatibility Rights From Nvidia <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After E3 Microsoft left gamers wondering if they would be able to play their Xbox games on their Xbox360 after refusing to answer questions on it. They did announce though that &quot;the best selling&quot; Xbox... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joe Cashman) Thu, 16 Jun 2005 14:19:22 +0000 Kutaragi Talks PS3 Backward Compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony's next-gen console will use hardware and software to play PlayStation and PlayStation 2 games; SCE president says Xbox &quot;killing itself.&quot; Since Sony announced the PlayStation 3 would play both PlayStation and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 13 Jun 2005 19:27:45 +0000 MS VP Confirms X360 Controller Compatibility With Longhorn <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A interesting bit of information has today emerged from Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) 2005, as Microsoft Senior Vice President Will Poole confirmed in a presentation that Xbox360 controllers will be fully compatible with the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 28 Apr 2005 14:14:37 +0000 PS3 to Use BD-ROMS, Working Towards Backwards Compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony officially confirmed that the PlayStation 3 will use Blu-ray discs at the PlayStation Business Briefing held in Japan today. In addition, the company is working towards making the platform compatible with PlayStation 2 and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 22 Sep 2004 01:39:06 +0000 XP SP2 Security & Application Compatibility Guides (updated) <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Application Compatibility Testing and Mitigation Guide for Windows XP Service Pack 2 Microsoft&reg; Windows&reg; XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) introduces a set of security technologies that improve the ability of Windows XP systems to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 26 Aug 2004 10:08:55 +0000 Application Compatibility Guide for Windows XP SP2 v1.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&reg; Windows&reg; XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) introduces a set of security technologies that improve the ability of Windows XP systems to withstand malicious attacks, and provides the IT administrator with system wide security configuration... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 23 Aug 2004 22:57:52 +0000 No backwards compatibility for X-Box 2? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Magoo - There had been speculation that MS would use the tech aquired via its purchase of Virtual PC, a popular piece of emulation software. I'd be surprised and dissapointed if Microsoft didn't maintain support... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Mon, 21 Jun 2004 17:11:43 +0000 Google co-founder promises Safari compatibility with GMail <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>When Internet search engine giant Google launched its free 1GB email service, Gmail on April 1, 2004, they did so without support for Apple Computer Inc.'s Safari Web browser. The browser requirement page on the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 26 Apr 2004 14:27:45 +0000 Notebook Makers Worried About "Dothan" Compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Intel's next-generation mobile processor code-named Dothan is expected to be pin-to-pin compatible with existing platforms for Intel Pentium M microprocessors, notebook makers are worried about increased thermal design power of the chip, as their... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 29 Mar 2004 23:47:26 +0000 The Price Of Compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The next Xbox will play current Xbox games. But Microsoft might have to jump through some fiery hoops just to make sure. Microsoft is keeping many (most?) details about its next-generation... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 04 Feb 2004 20:30:17 +0000 N5 Backwards Compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to Iwata-San the N5 (Nintendo's codename for the next console) will be able to play GameCube games. In an interview with Famitsu, the head of Nintendo Satoru Iwata has stated the N5... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Fri, 26 Dec 2003 14:25:09 +0000 Prescott has 64-bit compatibility built in <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Since we published the pins and needling story yesterday, the black shirted moles have come out of the woodwork about the innards of Prescott. Those little critters can't stop talking. The power people told us... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 21 Sep 2003 05:01:35 +0000 MS Address Win2003, E-Business Server Compatibility Issues <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft next month plans to release service packs to enable Commerce Server 2002 and Content Management Server 2002 to run on the latest Windows Server 2003 operating system. Currently, solution providers wanting... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 08 Jul 2003 23:02:51 +0000