Apple hints at OS X rebrand within the App Retailer

Apple hints at OS X rebrand in the App Store

If you consider it, OS X is not actually an excellent identify for Apple’s Mac working system. It was simply meant to be the subsequent OS after Mac OS 9, however as a result of it has a pleasant spherical (roman) quantity and used all-new UNIX-based mostly tech, Apple has caught with the identify for nigh on 17 years. In accordance with the rumor mill and obvious slip-up on the App Retailer, that is about to vary, nevertheless. It now appears probably that Apple will change OS X to macOS, primarily reverting to its pre-1999 naming scheme.

“macOS”. Seen on Apple’s app subscription FAQ.

— Rob Hunt (@helloiamrob) June eight, 2016

Twitter consumer Rob Hunt noticed the “macOS” on Apple’s app subscription FAQ, and 9to5 Mac observed that the corporate shortly modified it again to Mac OS X. That website additionally observed that Apple used the moniker on OS X framework and environmental webpages earlier this yr. Based mostly on the change to the App Retailer, the betting is that Apple will announce the identify change and reveal the primary model of macOS at WWDC 2016, set to start out on June thirteenth.