Apple iPhone OS Going to new Platforms?

Apple’s [AAPL] iPhone OS might be moving on to other platforms other than the iPhone and iPad that we currently know about. This rumour has started due to a job listing that was found which said….

The Core Platform team within Apple’s Core OS organization is looking for a talented and inspired manager to lead a team focused on bring-up of iPhone OS on new platforms. The team is responsible for low level platform architecture, firmware, core drivers and bring-up of new hardware platforms. The team consists of talented engineers with experience in hardware, firmware, IOKit drivers, security and platform architecture.

Of course we do not know what these “new platforms” are, but speculation says that the Apple TV could be one such device that moves over to using the iPhone OS.

There are a number of possibilities with what Apple could be thinking of here so we’ll leave you to speculate and drop any ideas in the comments below. What is interesting to think is that by using the iPhone OS, potentially any device that uses it would have access to the app store and allow developers to create a number of applications more easily for each new device it is used on.

Via: Gottabemobile

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