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By: V_S | June 20, 2017

iOS 11 will render older iPhones, iPads and apps obsolete (And potentially cause issues with 32-bit apps in compatible 64-bit devices).

Apple’s iOS 11 update means iPhone 5 and 5C will no longer receive updates because they are 32-bit devices. Even on compatible 64-bit devices that started with the iPhone 5S and iPad Air in 2013, some 32-bit apps and games will be incompatible after switch to 64-bit.

Users can check which apps and games are affected by navigating to:

Settings > General > About > Applications > App Compatibility

This is analogous to the upgrade from Windows XP (32-bit) to Windows Vista / 7 (64-b...