Apple code names
Most Apple code names aren't public. Mac software, be it OS X Jaguar or macOS Sierra is the lone exception. The rest, including project code names like the switch to Intel (Marklar), iPhone (Purple), Apple Watch (Gizmo), and the upcoming (Titan), operating systems like iOS (ski resorts) and watchOS (beaches), and apps and services like Safari (Alexander), CarPlay (Stark), Spotlight (Matador), iCloud (Ubiquity), and Apple Music (Fuse), are all internal.
Once they've shipped, though, the code names often come out. And while knowing the names doesn't really matter, for any fan of legend and lore, discovering them is still pretty cool.
Apple has always used public-facing code names for macOS — née OS X — starting with the original, bear-branded beta.
iOS doesn't have public code names the way OS X does, but it does have internal code names and they're all shades of awesome cool.
tvOS doesn't have public code names the way the Mac does, but it does have internal code names all its own.
watchOS doesn't have public code names the way macOS does, but it does have internal code names — and they're beach-ing!
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