For firmware version codenames (BuildTrains), see Firmware Codenames.
This page lists several code names of Apple features.
- The USB-C port controller on the Mac
- Cellular data on Apple Watch
- Apple Card
- Handwashing detection (BrookServices and BrookDataCollection private frameworks since iOS 14).
- Bedtime (unsure of boundary with Eucalyptus)
- Stage Manager (window management on macOS 13 / iPadOS 16)
- Apple Watch electrocardiogram
- CloudKit Keychain Syncing, part of iCloud Keychain
- AirTags (seen eg. in the firmware update)
- Universal Control (macOS 12/iOS 15)
- Sleep tracking (unsure of boundary with Burrito)
- Green Tea
- Chinese region customizations
- Lightning video adapters (eg. Lightning to HDMI)
- Chip present in Lightning cable connectors to negotiate the Lightning protocol.
- Multiplexing chip in iDevices since iPhone X to deal with the Lightning protocol.
- Digital Crown on the Apple Watch.
- Apple Watch fall detection
- UIKit on macOS (Catalyst)
- Update protocol from AP to Baseband chip
- iPad Split Screen (probably Slide Over etc. too), not to be confused with the T1 EFI device (http://www.cmizapper.com/products/medusa-3.html)
- TouchID on iDevices
- Apple Maps "Look Around" feature (streetview-like)
- U1 / Ultra Wide Band chip
- TouchID on the T1/T2 MacBook
- Face ID
- Apple Watch blood oxygen saturation measurement
- Search Party
- Find My network (SP prefix in frameworks etc)
- Secure Object Sync, part of iCloud Keychain
- Apple Pay / Secure Element (handles NFC as well)
- Xcode Cloud
- Apple Watch Family Setup
- Multiplexing chip in iDevices that deals with the Lightning protocol.
- Apple Watch always-on screen (series 5 and later)
- Universal Accessory Restore Protocol
- The eSIM or eUICC
- Face ID (A12+)
- Hermès variants of products (like Apple Watch and AirTag)
Codenames seen somewhere, but for which we don't know the meaning or it's not certain, and needs more investigation.
- Seen in SpringBoard code
- A "keychain view" (whatever that is), related to iCloud Keychain; there's also a related Engram private framework
- Private framework since iOS 9 (text detection?)
- Some FindMy-enabled product, probably means third-party devices.
(mentioned in FMIPCore, SiriFindMy and SPShared frameworks, locationd and searchpartyd daemons).
- A "keychain view" (whatever that is), related to iCloud Keychain
- Private framework, there's also a MorphunData asset in mesu.
- Private frameworks since iOS 11 (NeutrinoCore and NeutrinoKit).
- Related to iCloud Keychain
- MCU of some kind
- Related to NFC payments; mentioned in SEP OS, `nfcd`, and `PrivateFrameworks/iCloudQuota*`.
- Private framework iOS 13, related to Siri, uses Absinthe
- Private framework since iOS 9 (not related to NSO's exploit tool).
- Some protocol related to Secure Object Sync / iCloud Keychain.
- Related to NFC payments; mentioned in SEP OS, `nfcd`, `mobileactivationd`, and `PrivateFrameworks/DeviceIdentity`.
- Proud Lock
- Mentioned on SpringBoard code, possibly FaceID unlock?
- Private framework since iOS 11.
- Seen in SpringBoard code
- Seen in multiple frameworks, FaceTime-related.
- Private frameworks since iOS 14 (XavierCore/XavierNews).
Since the A6, Apple SoCs have Apple-designed CPU cores. This table lists their names.
|SoC||Performance core||Low-power core|
References / notes
- "Madrid" and
com.apple.madridappear in iMessage code, data files, and protocol
- Apple patent "Techniques for firmware updates with accessories"
- sharingd used to have classes like