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After naming its working programs after a gamut of desserts – from cupcake to pie – Google introduced Thursday that its subsequent android replace will likely be known as Android 10, breaking from a practice that lasted 10 years.
Google beforehand named its updates after cupcake, donut, eclair, gingerbread, honeycomb and ice cream sandwich.
Different updates have been named after jellybean, KitKat, lollipop, marshmallow, nougat, oreo and pie.
“Our engineering crew has all the time used inner code names for every model, primarily based off of tasty treats, or desserts, in alphabetical order,” Google stated in a weblog put up.
“This naming custom has grow to be a enjoyable a part of the discharge every year externally, too. “
Google stated it selected altering to Android codename as a result of the names weren’t all the time understood by everybody within the world group. It stated its commitments to billion of Android customers entails utilizing names that “are clear and relatable for everybody on this planet.”
“So, this subsequent launch of Android will merely use the model quantity and be known as Android 10,” Google stated.
“We expect this modification helps make launch names easier and extra intuitive for our world group. And whereas there have been many tempting ‘Q’ desserts on the market, we predict that at model 10 and a couple of.5 billion lively units, it was time to make this modification.”
The brand new replace, on account of begin arriving on smartphones within the coming weeks, can even include a extra fashionable brand, which Google stated was impressed by probably the most recognisable non-human member of the group, the Android robotic.