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‘MacVoices’ looks at the loss of Rosetta in Lion


Rosetta, the part of the current version of the Mac OS that lets you run old PowerPC programs is rumored to be going away in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, and that has plenty of users upset.

On the new “MacVoices” (, Matt Neuburg of “TidBITS” joins with host Chuck Joiner to discuss the history of Apple system software transitions, and how Apple has managed them. Find out how to determine what programs you have that might not work, why you may want to move away from Rosetta-dependent applications regardless of Lion, and several options and strategies for dealing with legacy hardware and software you just can’t replace.

MacVoices” is an Internet show and podcast that delivers in-depth discussions with the most influential people in the Mac industry, as well as “the individuals who are out there making it happen on the front lines of the global Apple community,” according to host Chuck Joiner.

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