Devs sound confused about Apple's plans for HomeKit and Apple TV

The Internet of Things may turn out to be primarily an Apple thing, based on a recent update of Apple TV that includes support for HomeKit, sparking some bewilderment among developers.

Released earlier this month, Apple TV Software beta 2's release notes include mention that the update offers "support for Family Sharing and can be used for testing AirPlay and HomeKit with your iOS apps."

Developers were quick to pick up on this story on Twitter, with some sounding intrigued by the connection between the two. 

Others seemed somewhat stumped or confused by Apple's latest strategy. 

Not everyone was scratching their heads, of course. Some seemed to feel Apple was sticking to a logical game plan.

For some developers, though, there was a feeling that Apple may be moving too far outside the areas where it is an established leader.