Next-gen Apple TV to cost $99, run iPhone OS 4.0

By Jos ยท 9 replies
May 28, 2010
  1. Apple is reportedly readying some big changes for its "hobby" set-top box project. According to sources "very close" to the company talking to Engadget, the next generation Apple TV will shift focus from local to cloud-based storage, while building on Apple's strengths as a mobile device company. The new hardware was described as an iPhone without a screen," as it is based on the same A4 processor as the upcoming model with only 16GB of storage and running iPhone OS 4.0.

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  2. Punkid

    Punkid TS Guru Posts: 422   +7

    oh commmee oonnn appplee we dont want to live in a iPhone OS World
  3. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,146   +911

    Yeah, Its a good OS, no doubt about it, but its a MOBILE OS not a fully fledged all singing all dancing Operating System. Please Apple, don't start making your Macs with "built-in" iPhone OS to use your apps on, otherwise this is just getting stupid.
  4. windmill007

    windmill007 TS Rookie Posts: 308

    Yeah like apple is going to sell anything for $99... I am LMAO!
  5. geomashable

    geomashable TS Rookie

    Apple TV can really create wonders in coming future
  6. That's what you get for being biten apple fan. Top aliuminum quality. Low-end hardware Few years back software with top quality. :D.
  7. Punkid

    Punkid TS Guru Posts: 422   +7

    haha, i like what the guy before me said :D
  8. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Punkid and Burty - its just going on the AppleTV, not a real Mac. The AppleTV doesn't even have a full fledged OS X on it now, nor does it need it. As far as complaining about things running iPhone OS, well the same thing is happening with Google and their OS, its supposed to be on TVs soon.
  9. Punkid

    Punkid TS Guru Posts: 422   +7

    well atleast google's OS is free and open source....that is a pretty powerful platform IMO, unlike iphone OS (btw now its called iOS)
  10. are you kidding me?? this will be the lick!
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