“It looks like iOS 13 will be the end of the line for the iPhone 5S, along with a handful of other devices,” Adrian Kingsley-Hughes reports for ZDNet. “According to a report by iPhonesoft.fr, the following iPhones will not be supported by iOS 13: iPhone 5S, iPhone SE, iPhone 6/6 Plus.”

Kingsley-Hughes reports, “The following iPads are headed for retirement: iPad Mini 2, iPad Air.”

“If you are running an older iPhone or iPad,” Kingsley-Hughes reports, “it’s probably a good time to start thinking about what you are going to do between now and iOS 13 landing later this year.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Finally, the venerable iPad Air is poised to lose current iOS support. What a run! iPad Air was released on November 1, 2013!

Time marches on. Apple doesn’t cling to the past, Apple pushes forward inexorably!

So, soon it’ll be time for a big round of upgrades!

Death is very likely the single best invention of life. It’s life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. — Steve Jobs

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