Re: iOS 11 will render older iPhones, iPads and apps obsolete
- Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 01:20:51 -0500
- From: Ron Hunter <rphunter@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: iOS 11 will render older iPhones, iPads and apps obsolete
On 6/7/2017 8:30 PM, Caver1 wrote:
Probably a better way to put it is that I have already paid for it, but
the 'subscription' only goes about 4 years.
On 6/7/17 8:10 PM, Ron Hunter wrote:
On 6/7/2017 2:27 PM, Caver1 wrote:
On 6/7/17 1:00 PM, Ron Hunter wrote:
On 6/7/2017 7:09 AM, Caver1 wrote:
But Apple provides the updates free... So why not make use of the
On 6/7/17 2:39 AM, Ron Hunter wrote:
On 6/6/2017 6:58 PM, Caver1 wrote:
On 6/6/17 3:18 PM, Ron Hunter wrote:
On 6/6/2017 11:00 AM, Sailfish wrote:
That means anyone with an iPhone 5 or 5C will no longer receive
updates for either new features, or more importantly security
iPad 4 will also stop receiving updates.
But it also means that for users of #Apple’s newer smartphones and
tablet computers, including the latest iPhone 7 and iPad, some
are 32-bit-only and not coded to operate in a 64-bit system will
to work once their devices are updated to iOS 11.
With older 32bit-only devices not upgraded to iOS11 and no longer
receiving updates, especially security updates, being
least the devices will continue operate with their existing
However, I suspect there might be a lot of people with 64bit
upset that their prior 32bit apps will no longer work. One would
that this type of unforced error mentality would be avoided by
One can hardly expect to hold back other users be making
on ancient (by smartphone standards) hardware. I had only one
application that I had to update to the 64 bit version, out of
apps on my iPhone 7. Time and the time, and technology wait for no
Upgrade, or get left behind. Sure, I wish my 2003 Impala had
nice blind spot detectors, and a backup camera, with motion
cars, like smartphones, are only going to last so long, and then
won't do what newer models will do.
I can't see how anyone thinks this is somehow a disadvantage. You
have a Galaxy S4. How many OS upgrades has it had?
Evidently enough. That is what I have and it is still usable. :)
No changes, so no progress. It is the same as when you bought it.
Compare that with my wife's iPhone 6+ that has had feature, and OS
updates and still continues to work well, with added value along the
Funny how some people seem to think that progress is a negative
I don't want or need a hand held computer. The old phone does what I
I did receive security updates on it maybe as long as a month ago.
My 2005 Bonneville is the same as when I bought it and it still works.
You don't /need/ all supposed /progress/ updates. They are just there
to keep you spending money on the most part.
features. Sure, many of them aren't things I use, but there are
security and bug fix changes as well, so I always update. Now if GM
would just install backup cameras, and blind-spot detection on my 2003
You can get those things for your car after market.
Possibly, but a bit kludgy. And certainly NOT free.
Being that the new Apple OS will not work with older phones, that work
if you want the /progress/ then it's not free.
Nothing is life is free.
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