• When should you retire your Apple device?

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    ISSUE 19.47 • 2022-11-21
    Look for our BONUS issue on November 28!


    Susan Bradley

    By Susan Bradley

    Apple’s recent releases encourage new hardware.

    There are several people at my office who constantly purchase the latest iPhone or iPad, turning in their old devices in the process. I’m not that adventurous — I don’t recommend updating quite that fast.

    However, I do recommend an upgrade if your phone is an older model, such as iPhone 8. Why? Because the best security is provided on the newest hardware, and because Apple has become more like Microsoft in requiring newer hardware to protect against snooping, zero days, and other risks.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (19.47.0, 2022-11-21).
    This story also appears in our public Newsletter.