Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Feb 2018 14:15 UTC, submitted by Drumhellar
Mac OS X

When users attempt to launch a 32-bit app in 10.13.4, it will still launch, but it will do so with a warning message notifying the user that the app will eventually not be compatible with the operating system unless it is updated. This follows the same approach that Apple took with iOS, which completed its sunset of 32-bit app support with iOS 11 last fall.

This is good. I would prefer other companies, too, take a more aggressive approach towards deprecating outdated technology in consumer technology.

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Needs to be done...
by codewrangler on Sat 3rd Feb 2018 19:11 UTC
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OS software, must evolve with the hardware changes. It sucks that some software won't be updated, because the developer is out of business or loses interest in the product, but thats life. One thing that's always the same, is change....

For those that still want to stick with old software, because they like an old game or other software, there is emulation/simulation available. It sucks, for those that need to use old software, but that's life...

Of course, you can always continue to run old platforms on the old hardware as well, as long it keeps working...

Personally, I'm still bummed that MiniDisc is no longer a current product...:-(

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RE: Needs to be done...
by codewrangler on Sat 3rd Feb 2018 19:13 in reply to "Needs to be done..."
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BTW, I run a Virtual Windows 7 install, just so I can run the old Sony MiniDisc software with my MiniDisc devices, that support it.

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RE[2]: Needs to be done...
by BlueofRainbow on Sat 3rd Feb 2018 20:19 in reply to "RE: Needs to be done..."
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I believe that Windows 7 reaches its end-of-support-life next year.

Would you continue to run this Virtual Windows 7 set-up to maintain your MiniDisc collection?

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