Google Teases Android 5.0 in New Screenshots

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  1. dgstorm

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    This screenshot from a Google Tweet teases Android 5.0. I'll give you a few moments to look over the pic for you to figure out how this differentiates from current Android and how we know this is a tease for the next big version of Android. Go ahead... take a few minutes to ponder the larger version of the pic in the thread below.

    All done? Did you guess it? While there is not a single feature or graphic that is obviously different than Android 4.4.3, there is one almost too obvious clue which gives it away. The time shows 5:00PM. In the past there have been a multitude of occasions in which Google teased a glance at the next version of Android, and without fail, each time they did, the time matched the version of Android they were teasing.

    When the Nexus 4 was introduced it displayed “4:20″ as the time, and came with Android 4.2. The OG Nexus 7 displayed “4:10″ in the clock and came with Android 4.1. And, the Galaxy Nexus indicated “4:00″ which reflected Android 4.0, etc. This time, it was an innocuous WorldCup Tweet teasing the new version of Android on a Nexus 5.

    Of course, this could all be a coincidence. If you believe that, I have some beach-front property in New Mexico to sell you. Alternatively, this could be Google simply trolling us with a bit of fun...

    What do you think?

    Source: Twitter - @Google
     
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    Here's the larger version of that pic:

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    Let me know when the clock shows 5:10:D
     
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    So lemon drop or lollipop?!
     
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    Maybe Lava Cake? Not likely...

    I think it will be Lemon Pie
     
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    Licorice! Licorice! Licorice!

    The difference is the fact that the Navigation keys are now floating on top of the current window, instead of being in a separate section of the screen.

    Akhenax for the win. :D
     
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    Good catch akhenax! Go to the head of the class and collect your gold star! ;)
     
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    Navigation buttons look the same name, unless I am missing something.

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    Sent from my Nexus 5
     
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    ^ Same on my Nexus7
     
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    Ahh, there's the rub. Is your current version of Android different from my current version of Android, different from THE current version of Android? :biggrin:

    I'm running 4.4

    Still, if you are running 4.4.2 or 4.4.3 then I guess there be no diff in the general UI. :blink: ???