The Name Game: 9 Curious Mac Branding Choices


What's in a name? That which we call a Mac by any other name would...probably still be as popular

Since 1984, Apple has used some pretty interesting names for its Mac products and operating systems. Ever wonder how Mac teams came up with the many themes to its operating systems? Or what Steve Jobs really wanted to name the company?

Here's a list of some little-known name facts about the tech juggernauts.

1. Macintosh, Meet Bicycle

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Most Mac aficionados know that the computers are named after the McIntosh apple. But did you know that Steve Jobs wanted to call the company Bicycle instead? He said computers were bicycles for our minds. Read more...

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