The Chinese consider the number 9 to be unlucky, but that has nothing to do with the lack of an iPhone 9 model
Will Apple go with the iPhone 12s or will it call the upcoming series the iPhone 13? Frankly, we might not be able to answer that with any sense of certainty for another two months from now.
Expect Apple to report its fiscal third quarter earnings on July 27th
Besides using the new high-powered 5nm M1 chip equipped with 16 billion transistors, the 12.9-inch model features a mini LED display that delivers improved contrast, darker blacks, and more vivid colors.
Gurman also pointed out that Apple is making changes to its hiring policy, no longer counting on the allure of Silicon Valley to hire the best employees. Instead, of waiting for the best designers and engineers to find Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, Apple will now go to where these people live. The goal, according to the Bloomberg analyst, is to decentralize the company.
Eddy Cue, Apple’s head of online services, has been pushing for decentralization according to Gurman. He says that Cue has purchased in multiple L.A. offices for Apple, with one location in Nashville.