Wednesday , June 6 2018

Unsurprisingly, Google developers are working on Android “M”

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Android L is coming, we haven’t seen the final features, or look of the next version, but it’s coming and unsurprisingly it’s a little too late to add new features. With that in mind it’s logical that Google developers have begun talking about the next version of Android and website MyCE has seen a couple of references.

There’s a couple of features which make reference to Android M, notably change 107689 ‘Update protobuf library from 2.3 to 2.6’ a change which looks at the proto-buffers, a way that Google interchanges data between Android and their servers, and change 107482 ‘liblog: logcat: colored output’ a change to Logcat.

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Google hasn’t even announced a version number or official name for Android L – Lamington? – but the speculation can now run rampant on what the version # and official name for Android M will be. Suggestions?

Source: Android Code Review(107689), and Android Code Review (107482).
Via: MyCE.

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Mars Bar

Ramiro Fernandez
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Obviously Mint Slice

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I could easily see it being Macaron… the vibrant colours would suit a statue on the google lawn.
But if we were to see another promotion then it would have to be… McFlurry

Jamie Saltmarsh
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M&M’s
Mudcake

Boulton
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Boulton

Milk tart

Satwik Kamatmehbro
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Satwik Kamatmehbro

Milky way :p
Mars bar
Meringue
Macaroon
Marble cake

Maygus
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Meringue is my suspect.

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Android Macadamia: Australian Edition.

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Darren

Meringue came to mind first. Jazz suggested Marshmallow. That has a better chance I think. Please not Mars Bar. They hurt my teeth for some reason and I just know I will buy so many if they do another promotion…

Iain Simmons
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Unless ‘L’ becomes Lemon Meringue Pie…

Jazz
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I’ll bite first:

Marshmallow
Macaroon
Meringue
Mars Bar?

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