See all of the macOS naming areas on this Apple Maps information



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Apple’s “crack advertising and marketing group” has now named ten variations of macOS, from Mavericks to Ventura. Here is the place all of them are, whether or not they got here with {a photograph} of a sand dune, or a mountain vary.

Unbelievably, the final OS X named after a sort cat was ten years in the past. Again in 2013, the then-current OS X Mountain Lion was changed by OS X Mavericks, named after the browsing space in California.

Since then, we have gone by way of an extra 9 iterations of the Mac working system. All had been named after areas in California, and as of 2016, all have been referred to as macOS as an alternative of OS X.

Check out all of them

You may see all ten locations that OS X and macOS variations had been named after on this Apple Maps Information — however it’s good to know just a few issues first.

Most significantly, these are the named areas, and that isn’t essentially the identical as the place Apple’s desktop wallpaper pictures had been shot. From Mavericks by way of to Catalina, Apple commissioned beautiful pictures for every OS launch, however beautiful is not the identical as correct.

Apple additionally by no means says the place its pictures had been taken, so there’s all the time room for doubt. And the one actually questionable instance is with 2018’s macOS Mojave.

Apple's crack marketing team looks to have made quite a circular route

Apple’s crack advertising and marketing group seems to be to have made fairly a round route

Moderately than being shot within the Mojave desert, it seems that Apple’s picture of sand dunes was actually taken in Demise Valley. You may perceive why Craig Federighi may need steered the advertising and marketing group away from “macOS Demise Valley.”

Then for Huge Sur, Monterey, and now Ventura, the pictures has been changed by fairly summary illustrations.

Comply with the advertising and marketing group’s route

As soon as macOS Ventura, iOS 16, and iPadOS 16 are publicly launched, you can do greater than have a look at every location.

Because of the brand new multistop characteristic, you will additionally have the ability to plan a route that takes you to all of them. A lot as three pals did after they set out to recreate Apple’s wallpaper pictures.



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