Embedded Mac OS X for Apple Consumer Electronics?

Appleinsider reports that Apple is working an an operating system based on the core technologies in Mac OS X as the basis for upcoming devices.

According to the report, Apple intends to integrate the software into the upcoming Apple Phone which is expected in the 1st half of 2007. Meanwhile, more devices are expected and "more comprehensive plans call for it to form the bedrock of a jaw-dropping device not due to hit the market until the following year".

This embedded form of Mac OS X is expected to offer tight integration with Apple's desktop offerings.

Looprumors first offered early claims of a "light" version of Mac OS X as the basis for the rumored Apple Phone. According to their earlier report, the light version of Mac OS X would incorporate light versions of their iLife software (iCal, iTunes, iPhoto) for integration with the standard version of Mac OS X.

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