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Say goodbye to iPhone 4 support on Oct. 31: Report

Apple hasn’t confirmed the report yet, but it also hasn’t denied it.
The iPhone 4 was released in June 2010. renatomitra/Flickr

iPhone 4 users must know their phone’s last days are drawing nigh, but those days might actually be a little closer than expected if a new report checks out.

According to TechRadar by way of Japanese site Mac Otakara, Apple will stop offering support for the fourth generation smartphone.

While there has not been a confirmation — or denial, for that matter — from Apple, the company is known to stop providing support and parts for products after five years. And with the 4 being released in June 2010, the clock is surely winding down. (That is, unless you live in California or Turkey, where companies are required to offer support for seven years.)

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air released in 2010, third-generation AirPort Extreme and second-gen Time Capsule will also reportedly see support demise by month’s end.

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