Tim Cook photographed with the Apple iPhone 8 in his pocket?; iPhone 8, iPhone 7s components leak

A tweet sent by Apple CEO Tim Cook late last week shows the outline of what could be the Apple iPhone 8 in the executive's right pants pocket. Cook was Cincinnati to visit  CTS. This company is Cupertino's long time partner when it comes to manufacturing test equipment. Where Cook was is not the story here, obviously. It is the device creating the bulge in his right pants pocket that everyone is fixated on, because the outline reveals that Cook might have been carrying the iPhone 8 on his visit to CTS. The outline is too tall to be an Apple iPhone 7 and is too narrow to be an Apple iPhone 7 Plus.

Besides trying to guess what is in Tim Cook's pants pocket, another iPhone related tweet from tipster Benjamin Geskin allegedly shows the motherboard belonging to the Apple iPhone 7s. The "3217" stamp indicates that the component was produced during the 32nd week of this year, which started on August 7th. We can tell that this board is not from the iPhone 8 because that model will reportedly employ a stacked design, and an "L"-shaped battery.

What we do see is the A11 chipset produced by TSMC using the 10nm process, which means that it will be more powerful and energy efficient than its predecessor. The design happens to match a previously released picture of the Apple iPhone 7 motherboard that appeared in August 2016.

As far as the iPhone 8 is concerned, Geskin tweeted pictures allegedly revealing one of the two layers of the printed circuit board from the device; he also disseminated photographs of the back and front of the iPhone 8 display. According to Geskin, these are going for $5,000 each on the Chinese black market!

A recent report says that Apple will introduce the new 2017 iPhone models, the stand-alone Apple Watch series 3, and more on September 12th.

source: @tim_cook, @VenyaGeskin1 via iDropNews (1), (2)



1. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

No Alan F, Tim Cook's rocking the note 8 in his pocket. That's why he's not showing it.

8. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Also, they've been known to use windows at Apple so this can't be too far off from the truth.

12. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1185; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Isn't that pretty normal though? Microsoft also uses Linux for it's Azure switch. In the technology world, you can never just rely on a single software or a hardware. No device or hardware will ever be universal, heck a PC can't reply a home console fully, nor can a laptop fully replace a desktop. A pickup truck can't replace an 18 wheeler fully, and so on. I just dont see the point of people saying "Apple uses windows in some of their facilities", it's totally normal. I don't see samsung just using tizen on all their phones, neither do I see samsung only using their own components. It's simple, the are all dependent on each other.

14. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

Have you ever seen Microsoft using OS X to create their goods and services?

16. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1185; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Uhhh, microsoft use linux? They use linux for their servers? They sell Azure cloud service to a lot of customers? Why does it have to be OSX? OSX is proprietary, you don't see any other phones using IOS, why should you see other companies using OSX? Apple will sue the hell out of them. And yes, microsoft employees do use macbooks/OSX to design or as a daily driver.

22. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

Why bring up linux when we're talking about OSX? Don't be like Low class kiko da kellyanne conway of PA and stop deflecting. "why should you see other companies using OSX?" I only asked because..... http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/54254b2c69bedde571f01686-960/windows-running-imac-tim-cook-5.jpg "And yes, microsoft employees do use macbooks/OSX to design or as a daily driver." If you claim to know something, you need to have evidence to backup your claim. Design what? Please don't say "Mac version of MS softwares". Because if you do, you'd sound supahdumb like Ninetysix da iTroll.

28. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Microsoft CEO using a MacBook.http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-ceo-nadella-used-mac-in-public-2014-2 Macbooks are very popular in Redmond. You can look it up brosephine.

31. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

Again, the iMoron above brought up Mac version of MS software lol I ask again, Have you ever seen Microsoft using OS X to create their goods like this? http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/54254b2c69bedde571f01686-960/windows-running-imac-tim-cook-5.jpg It's a simple question.

17. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Lol..how are they supposed to test their osx products? There's office for Mac, Skype, as well as various ios apps which requires Xcode. Supahdumb.

47. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

"Supahdumb" I think "dumb" is a massive understatement.

52. ceepyou

Posts: 68; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

Yeah, I have. Plenty of MacBooks and iPhones on the Microsoft campus in Redmond. Often they'll dual boot MacOS and Windows. I don't work for Microsoft but was there November 2015 for a promotional event.

53. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

You have? So what exactly did Microsoft create with using OSX? I'm only asking because you wrote at great length without actually saying very much.

58. ecmedic4

Posts: 520; Member since: May 02, 2013

Why don't you call up microsoft and ask them if your so concerned. Why does it matter so much to you anyway if microsoft uses OS X or vice versa. Its not unusual. Or are you just trolling as you typically do?

60. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

Long Story Short 1. Apple fans claimed one thing 2. I asked them for back up their claim. 3. They weren't able to back up their claim. 4. Now ecmedic4's getting mad Just go enjoy your iPhone mate :)

54. zennacko unregistered

My thoughts exactly.

2. NoAllegiance unregistered

It's not just the iPhone 8, but the 8s too.

3. Xilam unregistered

Article based on a front bulge of Cooks pants?! (Sorry didn't read it, but had to make this post).

23. Klinton

Posts: 1409; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

Hard to guess what is in Tim's pants. Right? But GS8+(or Note8 ) is the best guess. Why the media ignore this option?

4. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

It's dildo, isn't it obvious Alan ? :)

26. Bernoulli

Posts: 4361; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

My Exact thoughts!! XD

5. Jacksie66 unregistered

Lads. You're really scraping the barrel with this shıte news..


Posts: 121; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Mockery news. anything is possible in his pocket. Let's make a quiz. Funnyarena.

7. PhoneInQuestion

Posts: 496; Member since: Aug 20, 2017

Useless conjecture, take it to TVTropes please, nobody cares.

9. mobiledigger

Posts: 110; Member since: Sep 24, 2015

It's the S8+!

10. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 926; Member since: May 07, 2014

Is it a boy or a girl?

11. PhoneInQuestion

Posts: 496; Member since: Aug 20, 2017

It's none because these days it offends people that there are confirmed boys or girls in the world.

40. lyndon420

Posts: 6835; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

When I was a kid all you had to do was look in your pants to know what you were. But in 2017 (and thanks to the liberals) the new 'in thing' is mental illness in the form of gender confusion.

42. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 926; Member since: May 07, 2014

I have a cousin, she is a girl.. When she was a kid she thought of herself as a boy. She used to refuse to wear girls clothes until 10 years of age. Now she proudly calls herself a girl.. While there are some transgenders in the world the rest have mental issues which can be cured without a medicine.

15. Phantom1031

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

What a big news by alan f !?

18. Lumberjack

Posts: 306; Member since: May 04, 2017

It is too big, even for an iphone plus... Looks like a s8+

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