Leopard osx on iphone?

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  1. stevey69 macrumors regular

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    is it possible to have leopard installed on my iphone ? ive been wanting to do this for a while. if someone knows how to do it, please post . thanks a lot .
    im sure this must sound a bit crazy lol.

    steve
     
  2. dukebound85 macrumors P6

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    the iphone runs a varient of osx already....

    your question doesnt make any sense really.
     
  3. Jhanson09 macrumors regular

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    being that leopard isn't designed for a touch interface i highly doubt it. maybe a remote program that will run another computer through and app might do whatever you need done.
     
  4. dukebound85 macrumors P6

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    telekeniesis will do that for ya
     
  5. stevey69 thread starter macrumors regular

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    not lookin for a app like that. i already have remotetap/airmouse and all that. i wanna put a OS on my iphone. heck, i wouldnt even care if it was xp .
     
  6. iParis macrumors 68040

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    The iPhone does have an OS.
    iPhone OS, or OS X iPhone
     
  7. Sehnsucht macrumors 65816

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    Even if that was possible (which it probably isn't) you do realize that your iPhone could no longer be used as a phone, right? It would make more sense to use an iPod touch if you want to tinker with exotic OS installations. :cool:
     
  8. Michael CM1 macrumors 603

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    iPhones have about a 400Mhz CPU and 64MB of RAM. Leopard requires an 867Mhz G4, 512MB of RAM and 9GB of disk space.

    I didn't even get to crap like no drivers for any piece of hardware on an iPhone. Yes, this is quite possibly the dumbest question I have seen.
     
  9. dlamin517 macrumors 6502

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    i agree
     
  10. Vanilla Cocoa macrumors member

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    Actually, the Nokia N95 can run Windows 98, and that's an ARM-based processor (like the iPhone), so running a Windows OS on the iPhone is not out of the question. However, given that there are no drivers for touch (or the speaker, camera, baseband, etc.) at all on Windows 98, you're going to have a hell of a time hacking it.
     
  11. t0mat0 macrumors 603

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    A better question would be, come WWDC, are we going to see an OS 3, which is OS X iPhone coming from Snow Leopard.
     
  12. SFStateStudent macrumors 604

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    +1 ^^^ That would be totally cool...:cool:
     
  13. iSaygoodbye macrumors 6502a

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    your question makes no sense.osx requires 512 mbs of ram and at least 10 gigs of hard drive space. have fun getting 512 mbs of ram on a iphone
     
  14. yorkshire macrumors 6502a

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    Interesting, but no. iPhone is not powerful enough for Leopard.
     
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  16. boonlar macrumors 6502

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    well you can try putting dosbox on your iphone and booting dos, win3.1 or win95 but it will be slow because it is emulating x86 architecture. I would go for a linux distro but the iphone screen is very low resolution and a desktop environment would suck on it. at least 800x480 is needed for the intricacies of a desktop os.

    BTW, intel is making x86 chips for phones in the next year so you CAN run leopard OSX on a phone when they release it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcN_9vZ7j20

    The phone in the video is a prototype and simply a demo of the platform.
     
  17. Interstella5555 macrumors 603

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    I don't think the OP understands the technical reality of what they're asking...
     

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