Should I update my iPhone to iOS 14.8?

iOS 14.8 security update

When it comes to iOS security updates, the answer is always to install the latest software as soon as possible. iOS 14.8 is no different, however the launch of iOS 15 is only days away. While iOS 14.8 patches a serious iPhone vulnerability, the same problem is also fixed in iOS 15. iPhone owners currently running iOS 14 have two choices when it comes to dealing with this security threat.

Apple discontinues iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone XR

iPhone 12 Pro

Now that Apple's latest iPhones have launched, pricing and availability of earlier models has changed. Three devices are no longer offered on the Apple website or in retail stores. The iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and iPhone XR are officially discontinued. Anyone seeking these models must purchase them refurbished, used, or new from a third-party supplier.

This puts the complete 2021 iPhone lineup as follows:

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