“Is time to upgrade? When Apple’s next-generation desktop operating system arrives this summer, OS X Lion will leave some Intel-based Macs behind,” FairerPlatform reports.
“Further, Scruffy advises that because the Rosetta PowerPC emulation layer, which translates G3, G4 and Altivec instructions, is also going away, you won’t be able to use legacy versions of many apps, such as Photoshop CS 4 and Microsoft Office 2004, a double whammy,” FairerPlatform reports.
“Wikipedia’s saying that any Intel Core 2 Duo Mac is OS X Lion compatible,” FairerPlatform reports. “However, if you try to install Lion on a Core Solo or Core Duo Mac, it won’t let you perform the installation, a roadblock that’s probably easy to get around.”
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