Lastly, there’s macOS Big Sur, which will run on the following Mac devices.

This upgrade can be installed by going to Settings > General > Software Update, or by connecting the iPad to a PC running iTunes. Some older devices won’t get the upgrade this year.

UPDATE: Reports are coming in that some iPad users who have installed iOS 9.3.3 no longer have access to iBooks. When asked why they are still using an iPad model that went off the market years ago, a typical answer is something like “It still does what I need it to do.” It’s not yet known how an inability to upgrade to iOS 10, iOS 11, etc. So will iPad mini 4 and all its predecessors except the first generation one.
Specifically, the iPad 2, iPad 3, and original iPad mini didn’t make the cut. The latest major version of Apple’s iOS operating system is iOS 13, which Apple first released on September 19, 2019. iPads got iPadOS 13.1—based on iOS 13.1—on September 24, 2019. See Get information about your iPad.

But that new software won’t be coming to all of Apple’s currently supported hardware — as is the case every year, a few older devices didn’t make the cut. TechTarget publishes more than 100 focused websites providing quick access to a deep store of news, advice and analysis about the products, technologies and processes Your features and apps may vary depending on your iPad model, region, language, and carrier. iPhone and iPod touch devices marked with "Current" support iOS 14 and iPad devices marked with "Current" support iPadOS 14.

If you’re not sure whether your MacBook is new enough to make the cut, you can check by following Apple’s guide here. Apple announced iOS 10 earlier this summer, and at the same time revealed that not every model that runs iOS 9 will be able to make the move to this upcoming version. For iOS 14, that includes the following devices: While iPadOS 14 will be coming to all of these tablets: The biggest hits are coming to the Apple Watch lineup: watchOS 7 will only run on the Apple Watch Series 3, Series 4, and Series 5, with the Series 1 and Series 2 models both set to lose support.

will affect this. Users of every iPad except the original one from 2010 can upgrade to iOS 9.3.3.

All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. This issue did not affect our test device, but it raises the possibility that there will be one more iOS version released to fix this bug. Users of some popular but aging iPad models should realize that this will be the last system software upgrade their device will get. Apple has released iOS 9.3.3, a bug fix and performance update for its tablets and phones.

To see the model and software version of your iPad, go to Settings > General > About. The Latest Major Version is iOS 13.

At WWDC, Apple announced its latest software for all its devices: iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and macOS Big Sur. Complete technical specifications merely are a click away.

To find out which features are supported in your region, see the iOS and iPadOS Feature Availability website. Apple is vague about the benefits however, just saying it offers “bug fixes and improves the security of your [..] iPad”.
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It’s possible it might lead to a surge in sales of newer Apple tablets, which have been anemic for several years as people have held onto their older devices. crucial to the jobs of IT pros.

Not making the cut for Big Sur: 2012 MacBook Airs, the mid-2012 and early-2013 MacBook Pros, the 2012 and 2013 Mac minis, and 2012 and 2013 iMacs.