(Associated Press)

According to Wikipedia, Apple so far has used Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, Panther, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, and Lion. Could cougar be next? Or the decidedly less menacing Tabby? Strangely, in 2000, it named its beta version of OS X “Kodiak” after the big grizzly bear.

In software-speak, Mountain Lion will officially be 10.8 – in other words, the eighth update of its operating system. Maybe this means Apple will only need one more big cat name before it chooses another species to bless its Mac operating systems.

What do you think Apple should name future iterations of OS X?

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