Google Polls Users for Android N Dessert Names; Uses New York Cheesecake Internally

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  1. dgstorm

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    The quest is on for the perfect dessert name that starts with the letter "N." Google's Android N is currently called New York Cheesecake internally (according to various reports), but history has shown that Google rarely uses the internal code-name as the final retail name. In fact, the last several Android versions in a row (since KitKat) all used a different lettered dessert name internally than what was seen in the final release.

    In this instance, we fully expect Google to follow that pattern from the last few releases. The biggest reason for doing so is that New York Cheesecake is both too lengthy/unwieldy, and is also too regionally focused/not universal enough.

    There's one other obvious clue that Google will not use New York Cheesecake as the final dessert name for Android N, and that is that they just started an Opinion Rewards Poll to come up with a name for it. The Google Opinion Rewards Poll is an app that polls users on various topics. The above image was taken from the most recent series of questions found there.

    As you can see in the image, the questions are as follows:
    • "What tasty food comes to mind that starts with the letter "N""
    • "What is your favorite tasty treat from the list below?" Possible choices are - Napoleon, Nut brittle, Nachos, Nori, Noodles, Nougat, Neapolitan ice cream.
    It seems obvious that several of these are "red herrings" designed to troll Android fans: Nachos and Neapolitan Ice Cream? One is not a dessert, and the other is a variation on a dessert name we have already seen... Ice Cream Sandwich.

    Still, there are a few of these left which could end up as the final name (or something else entirely). What do you think Google will finally choose?
     
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    Nut Brittle? Uh...no.
    PEANut Brittle is what we call it in Ohio....
     
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    Come on, it has to be Nutella!
     
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    And New York.
     
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    I think napoleon is going to win. It's a very popular cake in Europe and Asia.
     
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    I still say they are missing a huge opportunity to do a license like they with Kit Kat for Nerds candy.........
     
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    What's on your phone?
    Nerds...
    Nah. ;)

    What's the payout on this one?
     
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    ^ I like it.... it has a ring to it. Android Nerds.....


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    Have you never had cashew brittle?

    I would vote for this one, but I don't pronounce it correctly, apparently. I pronounce it like NUTella and have been informed that, for some ridiculous reason, the proper way is NEWTella. No thanks.

    Except then, people wouldn't know if you were talking about the software on the phone, or just people like us...
     
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    I don't eat any brittle. I think it's gross actually.
     
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    I think you're actually gross.

    Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
     
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    Nerds is my vote, but think Neapolitan is a better choice.
     
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