Windows 11 comes with more restrictive install requirements when compared to its predecessor, including restrictions on older processors as well as requiring an internet connection and Microsoft account. Luckily, there are workarounds that allow for upgrades to Windows 11 on unsupported CPUs , and the company isn’t blocking those circumventions . But, if you’re looking to do a clean Windows 11 install and configure the system with just a local account, you can now do that easily with a tool called Rufus. The app has been long used by IT departments to quickly create bootable Windows installers. The latest beta release , as reported by Ars Technica , now has the ability to remove the requirement of an online Microsoft account, alongside other circumventions. It can bypass computers that lack TPM 2.0 (including Intel Macs), computers that have less than 4GB of RAM or 64GB of storage, and you can also automatically disable data collection. You’ll still need to keep your … [Read more...] about There’s a better way to bypass Windows 11 install restrictions
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Audio player loading… Stranger Things season 4 has officially entered the Netflix billionaire's club. Following the release of season 4’s final two episodes on July 1, the latest entry in the Duffer Brothers’ acclaimed sci-fi show has become the biggest English-language Netflix series of all time and the first to rack up over one billion viewing hours in its first 28 days of release. As per the streamer’s most recent popularity rankings (opens in new tab) , Stranger Things season 4 accrued almost twice as big an audience as the second-most popular English-language Netflix series, Bridgerton season 2 (which earned 656 million viewing hours in its opening month), and has so far registered around half a billion more viewing hours than Stranger Things season 3 managed in the same period. Stranger Things season 4 is now second only to Squid Game on the list of the streamer’s most popular TV series, period, and although episodes 1-7 will no longer … [Read more...] about Stranger Things 4 is demolishing Netflix records – but can it eclipse Squid Game?
Audio player loading… Prime Video has canceled Night Sky, a sci-fi drama which starred J.K. Simmons and Sissy Spacek, after just one season. Deadline (opens in new tab) reports that the show, which dropped all eight episodes of its first season on May 20, will not get a second season. The report states that the show's sizeable production costs and failure to land a large enough audience have led Prime Video 's executives to call time on the project. Night Sky told the story of Spacek's Irene and Simmons' Franklin, a couple who discovered many years previously that there is a chamber buried in their backyard, one which inexplicably leads to a strange, deserted planet. They've carefully guarded their secret ever since, but when Chai Hanson's Jude, a charismatic young man, worms his way into their lives, it's much harder to keep the secret. The show's cancelation, so soon after the premiere, may come as a bit of a surprise, especially as initial reactions to … [Read more...] about Prime Video just canceled a starry sci-fi drama after only one season
It appears that even Tom Hanks is dumbfounded by Disney’s decision to recast actor Tim Allen with Chris Evans in Pixar’s latest Lightyear movie. Speaking with CinemaBlend, Hanks, who voiced the character Woody in the Toy Story franchise opposite Tim Allen, was asked if he felt “strange” to have his latest movie Elvis be to be in “theaters opposite a Buzz Lightyear film.” “How about that? Actually, I wanted to go head-to-head with Tim Allen, and then they didn’t let Tim Allen do it,” he told CinemaBlend. “I don’t understand that.” Hanks had little else to say when asked about the studio’s decision to replace Allen. “Here’s the thing — just as long as people come back to the motion picture theater,” he said. “I want to go back in the theater with a bunch of strangers and leave with something in common. That’s what I want to do and, going to see a movie with him [Allen] — I’m looking forward to that.” (L-R) Tom Hanks and Tim Allen attend the world premiere of … [Read more...] about Tom Hanks Confused by Disney Replacing Tim Allen in ‘Lightyear: ‘I Don’t Understand That’