CUPERTINO – Apple Inc. (AAPL) will release the iOS 8 next week, but iPad 2 and iPhone 4 most likely won’t receive this update. There are also other devices from the older generations that won’t be upgraded to the iOS 8 version. But Apple will make public the list of the gadgets this situation at the WWDC. On June 2, Apple will take part at the annual WorldWide Developers’ Conference, held in San Francisco. With this occasion, the company will reveal the new mobile & desktop operating systems, iOS 8 and Mac OS X 10.10. What concerns the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 users is the fact that they won’t be able to update their devices to the new OS version. iOS 8 – a cause for concern for the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 users Every time Apple is releasing new mobile software, the company withdraws its support for older generations of devices, like one or two models. The iPad 2 and the iPhone 4 are on this list, although the tech giant hasn’t offered any statement regarding this matter, yet. The iPhone 4S users are somehow relieved, because according to MacWorld, this will be the oldest iPhone model that will be upgraded to the iOS 8 version. So as the iPad 3 and the 5th generation of iPods, while the iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 and the upcoming iPhone 6 will come already preinstalled with iOS 8. A software that will control the lights On June 2, Apple will release another software platform that will “kneel down” the company’s rivals, Samsung and Google. With this software, users will control appliances, will turn the lights on and off and will also control the security systems in their houses. It isn’t certain if for this platform, Apple will use the iBeacon technology, but what is known is the fact that the Cupertino-based company is collaborating with appliances manufacturers. Although many Apple fans look confidently towards the future and can’t wait the three software platforms to be released soon, although the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 owners are worried that they’ll have to buy newer models of these devices, to enjoy the iOS 8 version. Whatever Apple’s decision will be, iOS 8 will offer a new great experience.
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