As manufacturers are already including the new Android 8 on their new devices, have you ever wondered why Google keeps naming its Operating systems after food, sweets, candies and girly things?
Although Google’s first OS, the Android 1.0 was named “Alpha“, its predecessors were later tagged with “foodie” names. Well, if you’ve not been counting, I have!
The Android Version 8.0 – 8.1 (with codename: Oreo) was released on 5th December, 2018
The Android Version 7.0 – 7.1 (with codename: Nougat) was released on 22nd August, 2016
The Android Version 6.0 – 6.0.1 (with codename: Marshmallow) was released on 5th October, 2015
The Android Version 5.0 – 5.1.1 (with codename: Lollipop) was released on 12 November, 2014
The Android Version 4.4 – 4.4.4 (with codename: kitKat) was released on 31 October 2013
The Android Version 4.1 – 4.3.1 (with codename: Jelly Bean) was released on 9th July, 2012
The Android Version 4.0 – 4.0.4 (with codename: Ice Cream Sandwich) was released on 18th October, 2011
The Android Version 3.0 – 3.2.6
(with code name: Honeycomb
) was released on 22nd February, 2011.
The Android Version 2.3 – 2.3.7 (with code name: Gingerbread) was released on 6th December, 2010
The Android Version 2.2 – 2.2.3 (with code name: Froyo) was released on 20th May, 2010
The Android Version 2.0 – 2.1 (with code name: Eclair) was released on 26th October, 2009
The Android Version 1.6 (with code name: Donut) was released on 15th September, 2009
The Android Version 1.5
(with code name: Cupcake
) was released on 27th April, 2009
The question still stands: Why do Google OS answer ‘Girly’ and ‘Foodie’ Names?
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Personally, I think I like the names; Gingerbread and Lollipop (not just because I love eating gingerbread) but the name actually rings a bell. What do you think of these names? Share your opinion through the comment.