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Comment on "A Keynote of Surprises"
by Andras Puiz — Jan 09
The iPhone runs OS X. Not Mac OS X
Which means what?

As far as I know, Apple has never referred to OS X without calling it Mac OS X. The iPhone page, however, states that iPhone runs OS X, without the "Mac" part. To me, it definitely suggests that this is a modified, scaled-down version of the operating system, as does common sense.

In other words, I don't believe that the iPhone GUI is simpler than the Mac GUI only because of usability concerns. Rather, I think the iPhone OS X is a heavily optimized, scaled-down, version of the software, with a lot of the system frameworks removed or simplified.

Do you think the iPhone has NSSpeechSynthesizer, for example?
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