Steve Jobs confirms that the first generation iPhone won't be supported anymore

Steve Jobs confirms that the first generation iPhone won't be supported anymore
There comes a time when a phone has far exceeded its life expectancy, but early adopters of the first generation iPhone have been able to soak up a good majority of the latest version of the iPhone OS. Sadly though, as we all found out last week, the iPhone 2G was not ushered in being included in any part of OS 4.0 – which seemingly sealed its fate at the same time. There are still some owners of the original handset who hold on dearly to a shred of hope that things may turn around for the better, but one owner decided to ask the man himself if there is any chance for any future support. Steve Jobs replied to a message from an owner in regards to future support for the venerable smartphone that continues to truck along. When asked if the iPhone 2G would be supported anymore, Jobs simply offered a quick apology and clearly reiterated the fact we all have pretty much come to expect – no. Now it's pretty much clear that Apple is moving forward from their innovative first smartphone – so early adopters will be required to upgrade if they intend on experiencing all the goodies Apple has up their sleeves.

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via SlashPhone


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