Possibly via Digitimes:
Apple, in order to better compete against Android and other companies, will be increasing the release frequency of their iPhone models.
The iPhone 7 will be due in October, the iPhone 8 in November, and iPhone 9 will be skipped altogether in order to allow iPhone 10 to ship before the end of this year.
As a result of this, warranty and support periods have been shortened accordingly to a standard work week. However, AppleCare and AppleCare Plus...