Backer Jon Prosser joined us this week on The MacRumors Show podcast to discuss the anticipated iPhone 14 design and the cryptic rumors of the squared Apple Watch from last year.
The fourth episode of The MacRumors Show dives deep into the purported design of the iPhone 14 lineup, including information that emerged in renders that were released ahead of the iPhone 13’s launch last year and recent rumors about the pill and punch-hole design that should replace the notch on Pro models, what’s next for iPhone ports and biometric user authentication, and more.
We were pleased to be joined by Jon Prosser, the prolific and sometimes controversial leaker behind YouTube channel Front Page Tech, who caused a stir in the Apple community in 2020 after revealing specific information about the announcement date and the 2020 iPhone SE price, early 2020 MacBook Pro refresh and exact release date, and 27-inch iMac refresh timing.
Jon went on to reveal the price of the iPhone 12 line and its storage capacities, the Apple Watch SE, the exact design of the AirTags months before their launch, the bright color options of the 24-inch iMac, the design of the sixth generation iPad mini, iPhone 13 CAD files, etc.
Like many leakers, Jon also promoted some rumors that didn’t pan out and gained a controversial reputation in the rumor community. One of the most talked about Apple rumors spearheaded by Jon is the alleged Apple Watch design with flat, square edges that captivated the rumor mill last year but didn’t emerge with the Apple Watch. Series 7. In this episode, Jon talks us through the background behind this rumor in detail, and explained why it’s likely the design could still appear in the future.
In a short bonus episode coming out soon, we also spoke to Jon about how he sees himself in the Apple community and what he’s trying to achieve, his process for vetting and developing a story, and what he thinks of his reputation which often elicits passionate reactions from the public.
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If you haven’t tuned in to the latest episode of The MacRumors Show yet, be sure to catch up on the discussion of the iPhone 14 Pro‘s rumored display cutouts and 48-megapixel rear camera, and what’s to come. the AirPods Pro 2. We were also recently joined by Bloombergby Mark Gurman, where we did a roundup of all the hardware Apple is expected to announce this year.
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