By Serdar Yegulalp


As far back as there’s been computing, there’ve been software and hardware project code names ranging from innocuous strings of initials to Ubuntu’s alliterative code names (“Precise Pangolin”) for its Linux releases. Most of the projects and programs we know and use today started out with a completely different moniker. Test your memory and see how many of the under-the-covers code names you can match to the finished products.

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