It now seems more likely than ever that the next version of iOS will kill hundreds of thousands of apps.
The company’s latest iOS beta comes with fresh warnings that outdated apps “will not work with future versions of iOS” — this time in a dedicated settings menu.
Buried in the latest public beta for iOS 10.3 is a new settings menu called “app compatibility” that specifically lists any outdated apps you may have installed. It warns (yet again) these apps will not be compatible with future versions of iOS.
But the new “app compatibility” menu takes the warning a step further. It shows if a newer version of the app is available and urges users that “if no update is available, contact the app developer for more information.” Read more…