Get ready for the coming iOS 11 'appocalypse'

Imagine unlocking your iPhone and scrolling to your favorite app only to find that when you tap on it, it doesn’t work any more. Well, if you’re still relying on an old app that hasn’t been updated recently, iOS 11 will be the end of the line.

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The end is nigh for all 32-bit iOS apps

As the WWDC 2017 keynote opener, Apple kicked off with a video titled “Appocalypse,” which took a light-hearted look at the turmoil that would result if people’s favorite apps suddenly stopped working. It’s a bit of fun from Apple to highlight the importance of apps — and their developers — not only to Apple but to society as a whole.

But what Apple didn’t say was that there is an ‘appocalypse’ coming, and that the end is indeed nigh for a whole…

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