In 2013, with the arrival of OS X Mavericks, Apple broke a tradition that went back to Mac OS X 10.0 to associate each new major version of the Mac operating system with some feline. We had Cheetah, Panther, Jaguar, Leopard, Tiger, Lion and others.
From then on, the new pattern is California's landmark places, especially some mountains. Therefore, we already had Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra and the current one, High Sierra. What is the codename of macOS 10.14, therefore?
Apple always likes to keep this as a surprise, but it inevitably has to register the chosen brand somewhere beforehand. That is how we learned about the name Yosemite in advance, for example, mentioned among others like Redwood, Mammoth, California, Big Sur and Pacific.
Today, analyzing recent trademark registrations / updates, the MacRumors concentrated bets on the next macOS under four names: Mojave, Sequoia, Ventura or Sonoma. And the first one gained even greater weight, as it was the only one registered by Apple in both Cambodia and the Philippines.
Mojave It is the name of a desert in California that occupies an area of 124,000 square kilometers that also advances through the state of Nevada.
We’ll know this for sure on June 4, when Apple is due to introduce macOS 10.14 to the world at the opening of the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018. With full coverage of , clear!