The fact of the matter is that Cook should be a behind the scens kind of guy for Apple and NOT the FACE! He's NOT cool or hip and doesn't come across as a creative or visionary genius!
You know who would be a GREAT CEO for Apple, but he's to ROGUE to ever be considered....Shaun Parker! Yep, that Shaun Parker who is solely responsible for forever changing the music industry and playing a MAJOR role in launching Facebook!
Shaun Parker is EXACTLY what Apple needs to ignite the Cool & Innovation back into the company and its products! Problem is that he's considered a Maverick and Apple's Board would never allow that culture to flow throughout Cupertino's office space!
Seriously, look at SP's body of work, you'd be really surprised with what he's accomplished in his young life!
Before his death in 2011, Apple's Steve Jobs reportedly worked on the next two versions of the company's iPhone that have not yet been released.
San Francisco Dist. Atty. George Gascon spoke with the San Francisco Examiner on the matter. He talked to the newspaper after meeting with Apple government liaison Michael Foulkes.
Steve Jobs "worked for more than a year on the products that he believed would safeguard the company" during the next four years.
Four year plans seem normal to me—any company should have a roadmap for at least the next four years. It's only logical if they want to make strategic decisions that would give them benefits in the long term.
Folks worried about the future of Apple’s smartphone line can rest easy. At least for the immediate future anyway. A new report is out that suggests Steve Jobs was involved in the design stages of at least the next two generations of the iPhone.
Shortly after Jobs’ death in 2011, it was reported that he had left Apple with a four-year long product pipeline.
It’s unclear which iPhone models Apple’s liaison was referring too, but it’s been speculated that he was speaking about the next-gen handset, rumored to be the iPhone 5S, and the much-talked about budget iPhone.