Welcome to the Parallels Blog

How to Keep a Mac from Sleeping

How to Keep a Mac from Sleeping

It can be quite handy to keep your Mac® display from dimming or avoiding the computer itself from going to sleep. According to Apple® support pages, you can set your Mac to go to sleep after a specified duration of activity or to wake up at a specific...
Important News for Windows 7 Users

Important News for Windows 7 Users

Although Windows 10 is the most-used version of Windows, a lot of people still use Windows 7. According to web-analytics company Net Applications, Windows 10 was running on 47% of all Windows PCs, and Windows 7 on 43%. The numbers are more lopsided for...
1Password and Parallels Desktop for Mac

1Password and Parallels Desktop for Mac

Everyone needs passwords—dozens and dozens of them—and most people think they’re a real hassle to remember and use. So you write them on sticky notes (don’t laugh, we’ve all done this, me included) and you re-use the same password for...
How to Run Microsoft Project on Mac

How to Run Microsoft Project on Mac

Microsoft Project is the best project, portfolio, and resource management solution—but it’s not available on macOS®. However, with Parallels Desktop® for Mac, Apple® users can use a Windows virtual machine (VM) to run Microsoft Project on...