Sticking a footnote that instead of correctly using the term GUI you shortened it to UI to save one character each time is misleading. The article should be titled ‘No GUI is the new UI’. And the clarification that you are talking about GUI when you use the term UI should be at the top. And if you clarify that when you say designers you actually mean graphic designers might also help.
I imagine all of these fancy voice recognition UIs require far more design than a traditional GUI, and those designers are not going out of a job anytime soon.
And I think LG released the first phone without a physical keyboard, not Apple.