The release of M1-based systems has been warmly welcomed by the Mac community, largely thanks to the huge performance boost that Apple silicon brings with it. For MacOS purists, switching to M1 chips makes a lot of sense, but for anyone used to running other operating systems on their Macs, there were questions.
Running Windows 10 on M1 systems is possible thanks to the latest version of Parallels for Mac. However, this is far from the only virtualization software available. For a while now people have been asking what to expect from VMware Fusion. Now the company has released details of what’s to come. and while it’s good news for Linux fans, it’s not that good for Windows users.
VMware Product Line Manager Michael Roy wrote a lengthy blog post revealing that “running x86 operating systems on Apple silicon is not what we’re talking about with this …