[Rumor] Google's Android 5.0 Supposedly Confirmed as Lollipop

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  1. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

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    According to the latest last minute rumors, Google's next version of Android will be called Lollipop and will be iteration 5.0.

    To help refresh your memory, and/or rekindle some lost nostalgia, here's a quick list of the versions of Android:

    • Android 4.4 Kitkat
    • Android 4.1-4.3 Jelly Bean
    • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
    • Android 3.0 Honeycomb
    • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
    • Android 2.2 Froyo
    • Android 2.0-2.1 Eclair
    • Android 1.6 Doughnut
    • Android 1.5 Cupcake
    • Android 1.1 (no dessert name)
    • Android 1.0 (no dessert name)
    Obviously there's no way to confirm this news, except for the event which will start in about two hours...

    Stay tuned as we bring you all the best intel from the event as fast as it hits the web.
     
  2. tgyberg

    tgyberg Silver Member

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    If I remember right, I got the 2.0 update on my D1 while at the vzw store buying the phone. I may have gone iphone if vzw had it then. Thank goodness they didnt!!!!!
     
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  3. LoneWolfArcher

    LoneWolfArcher Silver Member

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    SO glad they went with Lollipop over Tootsie Pop or BlowPop. No more product endorsement branding please!
     
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    akhenax Senior Member

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    NOOOOOO. What happened to Licorice???? I can't say Lollipop in a technical board meeting and not get laughed at. :angry:
     
  5. silverfang77

    silverfang77 Senior Member

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    Lollipop, lollopop, oh lolli-lollipop. Lollipop! Dee dum dum dum!
     
  6. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

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    If the Google I/O conference is indication, it looks like Google is dropping the dessert naming convention from Android. The next iteration of Android (5.0) appears to be called simply Android L.
     
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    tgyberg Silver Member

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    Yea well if they put a giant L on the front lawn at Google, I'll kick it down and put up my own lollipop! :p
     
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  8. kodiak799

    kodiak799 Gold Member

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    In other words, "we haven't found a partner for naming rights, yet"

    Also, this could be confused with Roman numerals - L means "50" not "5.0"
     
  9. Bruce walton

    Bruce walton New Member

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    I really like the way they used tasty desert. Much better than static xp,7,8, blue etc. you know what i mean. ;)
     
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    No, I don't know what you mean.

    Google has always used "dessert" names. Microcrap has its own naming convention as well.
     
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    I think You already know what I mean and you mentioned it as well. But even you don't get it till now let me help you. I mean, I like google naming conventions more than Microsoft.:D
     
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