Every year, Apple discontinues a swathe of products, and 2022 will be no exception.
This is a normal process for tech companies, so knowing ahead of time helps for two reasons: you can avoid buying products that will discontinued, and you will be aware if your own devices are headed for end-of-life.
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A good way to predict what will be discontinued in 2022 is to look at what was discontinued in 2021.
Here's a list of 2021's discontinued tech:
Some of these were to be expected to make room for new generations (iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watch). It's logical, but some of the others were interesting -- especially the HomePod, 21.5-inch iMac, and the iMac Pro. These point to a shift of priorities at Apple.
So, what should we expect Apple to discontinue in 2022?
Here are my predictions:
As usual, it looks like it's going to be a big year for Apple updates. Stay tuned.