Shaye-CloneI was browsing the other day, when I stumbled upon the section of Mac clones. Shaye was a Motorola-sublicensee, selling Mac clones in the UK back in 1997. Something about their model names was just a bit too familiar however…

Which of these computers would you have picked?

Cheetah 200 (OS X 10.0 code name)
Puma 200 (OS X 10.1 code name)
Jaguar 200 (OS X 10.2 code name)
Panther 200 (OS X 10.3 code name)
Tiger 200 (OS X 10.4 code name)
Leopard 200 (OS X 10.5 code name)

The only model names not yet made into a version of OS X are Lion and Lynx. Which one do you think will be OS X 10.6?


8 Responses to “Attack of the clones?”  

  1. 1 Anna

    Interesting 🙂
    Ocelot 200 could be another nice name.
    Windows supporters would probably come up with Hyena 200…

  2. 2 chuck

    10.6 == Cougar
    10.7 == Lynx (if released)

  3. 3 Ooble

    “It’s been common knowledge for a while now that the upcoming 10.5 “Leopard” release will be the last version of OS X.”
    — Ars Technica:

  4. 4 Andreas

    Nice try Ooble, but I noticed the posted date on that story. Oh well, Linux kernel eh? One could dream…

  5. 5 Ross Gibson

    and instead we got…
    10.6 Snow Leopard
    10.7 Lion
    10.8 Mountain Lion

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