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After nearly six years of toil, Apple’s long-anticipated campus, you know the thing that looks like a giant spaceship, will open to employees in April. Given the hype, and the amount of time Apple had to think about it, we’re a little surprised by the new HQ’s understated name: Apple Park.

Look, we get it, sometimes a simple name is good. The iPhone comes to mind! But come on Apple, this is a literal spaceship. Give us some pizazz. Give us some fun! Google has the Googleplex, Facebook has MPK20, and Apple has... Park?

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The new 175 acre campus will house 12,000 employees and looks like something out of another world. Every detail of the campus was labored over, and it was apparently a total nightmare to build. As such, it deserves a snazzier name. Here are a few suggestions from the Gizmodo staff:

  • Apple Core
  • Apple Orchard
  • Apple iPad
  • iCampus
  • campusOS
  • iWork HQ
  • Apple Spaceship Pro
  • Infinite Loop 2.0
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We’ve been covering the saga of Apple’s long-awaited spaceship campus from the very beginning. We were there when Steve Jobs was selling his vision to the Cupertino City Council. We were there when the company’s then-CFO was telling the area neighbors that it would be fantastic. We were there when the construction resulted in a hill. We were also there when the hill died.

The project reportedly cost over $5 billion to build. Apple originally targeted a 2015 move-in date, but that was pushed back several times as the project continued to grow in scope and budget.

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And now we’re finally here. Apple Park.

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