By timothy from Slashdot's you-can't-quite-you're-fired department
For anyone using Windows 7 by way of Apple's Boot Camp utility
, beware: support for Windows via Boot Camp remains, but for the newest Apple laptops, it's only for Windows 8 for now
. From Slashgear:This applies to the 2015 MacBook Air, and the 13-inch model of the 2015 MacBook Pro. Windows 8 will remain compatible, as will the forthcoming Windows 10. The 2013 Mac Pro also dropped Boot Camp support for Windows 7, while 2014 iMacs are still compatible, along with 2014 MacBook Airs and 2014 MacBook Pros.
For those who still prefer to run Windows 7 on their Macs, there are other options. This change to Boot Camp will not affect using the Microsoft operating system through virtualization software, such as Parallels and VMware Fusion. Also at PC Mag
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By timothy from Slashdot's but-that's-unpossible department
New submitter PensacolaSlick
writes that [Patrick Moore a], co-founder of Greenpeace, and seven-year director of Greenpeace International, with other very pro-environmental credentials, has come out with a brief rationale for why he is "skeptical that humans are the main cause of climate change and that it will be catastrophic in the near future." He argues instead that in a historical context, human activity has saved the planet, declaring that "at 400 parts per million, all our food crops, forests, and natural ecosystems are still on a starvation diet for carbon dioxide."
(Consider the source
, which according to the New York Times is "the primary American organization pushing climate change skepticism.") Moore also breaks with what might be expected of a Greenpeace founder as well in that he is currently chair of Allow Golden Rice/a.Read Replies (0)