“With OS X Mavericks, Apple ended the era of naming their desktop operating system after big cats,” E. Werner Reschke writes for T-GAAP.
“OS X Mavericks is the first in a series of naming conventions focused on areas around California,” Reschke writes. “avericks is a surfing town on the coast of California, near Apple head quarters.”
Reschke writes, “So what is next? Isn’t that always the question after the launch of a new product passes? What will the name of the next OS X release be? Here’s a few we thought of and a few we thought Apple should stay away from…”
Among the names Reschke suggests that Apple avoid: “OS X Compton.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: OS X Watts.
With that name, Apple could try some sort of play on battery life, solar power, fuels cells, etc. or perhaps some retro marketing tie-in with Sanford and Son — the idea of which is, admittedly, more than a bit strange, yet somehow strangely intriguing.
Or, how about “OS X Thunderbolt Peak?”
Anyone else have any ideas, good or bad?
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