Google is about to show off the new "L" version of Android

The way Google has gone about naming their Android builds is usually after a dessert. We’ve seen names like Eclair, Donut, KitKat, Ice Cream Sandwich, Honeycomb, and etc., which is why we have to admit that we are a little curious as to what Google could be naming their next Android build, which based on the alphabet progression, will be a dessert starting with the letter “L”. Well it turns out that HTC is just as curious as they have posted an image on their Twitter page, asking their followers if they are able to guess as to what Android “L” could be named after. 

You can move one more item into the confirmed list for tomorrow’s Google I/O keynote: a new version of Android. Your guess is as good as ours as to which L-word treat (we assume, following KitKat and Jelly Bean) Google plans to name its next iteration of the mobile OS, but as part of a lengthy profile for Bloomberg, senior VP Sundar Pichai reveals he will offer a “preview” at the developer event. It’s a new approach for Google, in publicly revealing the new version (which may have momentarily surfaced on its issue trackeryesterday) well ahead of its planned release later this year, but similar to the way Apple, for example, is rolling out iOS 8. Also confirmed is Android Wear, complete with manufacturing partners and new devices, while the plans for Android TV are still shrouded in rumor.

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