Some older Apple iPads, Watches and Macs are not getting the latest OS versions

Yesterday, Apple announced the next major versions of its various operating systems – phone, tablet, watch and computer. However, support for some older devices was discontinued. We will cover the iPhone situation in a separate post, here is what is happening with the other Apple devices. Starting with tablets, iPadOS 18 is coming to most slates that are still supported. There are a couple of exceptions, though. The vanilla iPad from 2018 (aka 6th gen) is discontinued and only 2019 (7th gen) and newer models are getting the update. The 12.9” iPad Pro from 2017 (2nd gen) also gets dropped,...

Some older Apple iPads, Watches and Macs are not getting the latest OS versions

Yesterday, Apple announced the next major versions of its various operating systems – phone, tablet, watch and computer. However, support for some older devices was discontinued. We will cover the iPhone situation in a separate post, here is what is happening with the other Apple devices. Starting with tablets, iPadOS 18 is coming to most slates that are still supported. There are a couple of exceptions, though. The vanilla iPad from 2018 (aka 6th gen) is discontinued and only 2019 (7th gen) and newer models are getting the update. The 12.9” iPad Pro from 2017 (2nd gen) also gets dropped,...