An interesting tidbit came our way just now. If we’re to believe Apple’s government liaison Michael Foulkes, then the next two iPhones have already been designed. He says that these designs preceded Tim Cook, meaning that they were designed under the legend himself, Steve Jobs. Steve passed away back in 2011, around the time the iPhone 4S was announced. The revelation comes from San Francisco DA George Gascón, who has been meeting with device manufacturers and carriers in a bid to figure out a plan for curtailing phone thefts.
Gascón isn’t exactly a fan of Apple’s government liaison, the report says. He termed the meeting as underwhelming, adding that Michael would just talk on and on, as if he had been trained in the art of talking and saying nothing. He also talked about a “kill switch” concept that Michael mentioned. The switch in future iPhones could help curtail theft, though the next two iPhones have already been designed. Michael says they were designed before Tim Cook, which basically means that Steve Jobs knew about three generations of iPhone that were going to be introduced after the iPhone 4S.