Apple has reached a fork in the road and seems on course to maintain two primary iOS installations in the future, rather than driving all users to upgrade each year. While we’re being highly speculative, I think it sets the scene for the next big thing.
To upgrade or not to upgrade
Among the many tweaks and changes in iOS 15 is one that’s thought-provoking: a new control setting in General>Software Update that lets users make a choice:
- Update their devices to the latest version of the operating system.
- Or stick with the old OS (in this case,that will be iOS 14) for the time being, while still receiving security updates.
As Apple explained the move: