A couple of days ago, a German newspaper acually had an article about the naming strategy of apple and that future gadgets probably won't be named iSomething because they face more and more difficulties with trademarks and domain names already be taken by some clever people who speculate about the names and apparently some court decided that the i prefix as such can't be trademarked to prevent this.
Thanks for letting me know! It is very nice to see that posting answers is not a complete waste of time :)
@samcarter My professor used one of your TeX.SE answers in the notes :) How nice it is to see some TeX.SE links next to some figures, and following one of them leads to an answer by samcarter_is_at_topanswers.xyz
honestly, I think that that's a stupid step (harsh wording maybe, let me rephrase: unnecessary thing at the wrong point having no real benefit, imho). The word "master" doesn't hold any racist meaning by itself, and I continue to use `master` for all my own gits.