On Monday, Apple released final version iOS 9.3.3 intended for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This release is considered final for the ninth generation of the operating system of the company, and therefore will be the last update for the five “Apple” gadgets.
13 June at WWDC, Apple introduced a major software update iOS 10 and called the list of devices that will be available this release. As expected, the left behind owners of smartphones iPhone 4s. Even with the operating system iOS 9 performance 3.5-inch phones leaves much to be desired. And attempts to make iOS 10 smartphone compatible 2010 release would be inevitably caused problems.
iOS 9.3.3 will be the last firmware for iPad mini, iPad 2 and iPad 3, was released in 2011 and 2012, respectively. Can’t count on an upgrade to “dozens” of owners of the iPod touch 5G.
In iOS 10 introduces several new features that require high computing power. Among them, an updated lock screen and notification center, improved 3D Touch and Siri. With voice assistant will now be able to work with the developers and the function itself can learn with the help of “machine learning”. The Photos app has a face recognition, and Apple Maps – support for third-party services. However, the Music app has undergone a complete redesign.
iOS 10 is designed for devices with processors of the latest generation. Attempts to move the OS to the old iPhone and iPad would provide their own version, effectively accepted obsolete equipment. Thus, the users of iPhone 4s, iPad 2 3, iPad mini and iPod touch 5G is ever put up with the inability to upgrade to a new OS or switch to a more modern device.