Android 5.0 Teaser
We’re oh so close. Android L is rumoured to be launched tomorrow morning, and it seems like even Google doesn’t know what the L version of Android will be called (Lemon Meringue Pie? Lava Cake? Lady Finger? Lemon Drop?….Lollipop?). In this video shared by Sundar Pichai on Google+ this morning the casting call for the dessert to front the next version of Android is on.

There’s all those desserts in there, including an Oreo (no seriously, watch the video).

With the maker of the Android Lawn statues currently at the Googleplex, we’re surely going to know what the next version of Android is very soon…but seriously if it isn’t Lamington we’re gonna lodge a protest.

Source: +Sundar Pichai.
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    H. B.
    H. B.
    5 years ago

    At the end of the Video there are several things on the buffet
    Cupcake (1.5)
    Donuts (1.6)
    Eclair (2.0.x / 2.1)
    Froyo (2.2.x)
    Gingerbread (2.3.x)
    Honeycomb (3.x.x)
    Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.x)
    Jelly Bean (4.1.x / 4.2.x / 4.3.x)
    …and a plate of Lady Fingers (German:Löffelbiscuit).

    No Licorice, no Lollipop, no Lava Cake and no Lemon Meringue Pie!
    (Also no KitKat but I think this is because of trademark issues.)

    JeniSkunk
    JeniSkunk
    5 years ago

    No mention of Lamington in the vid.
    🙁

    Rob
    Rob
    5 years ago

    Lime Spider

    Daniel M
    Daniel M
    5 years ago

    I thought I read somewhere the guy who makes the android lawn ornaments give hints towards licorice via twitter?

    Anthonaut
    Anthonaut
    Reply to  Daniel M
    5 years ago
    Fiddle Castro
    Fiddle Castro
    5 years ago

    Lollipop is the smartest bet because it’s a fun name which will appeal to both sexes.

    Since the iPhone has gone all girlie with it’s icons, it’d be the smart move by Google to ensure the name also appeals to girls—Lollipop is the only L name which properly achieves this.

    Alex Hutton
    Alex Hutton
    Reply to  Fiddle Castro
    5 years ago

    What?

    GregAndo
    GregAndo
    Reply to  Fiddle Castro
    5 years ago

    Lollipop for President

    Brodie
    Brodie
    5 years ago

    No Licorice!

    Benjamen Meiers
    Benjamen Meiers
    Reply to  Brodie
    5 years ago

    I’m not that the only once that doesn’t find licorice ‘sweet’.