Android nicknames

It's the eve of Google I/O, and we've been promised a taste of the next version of Android during tomorrow's keynote address. (You've got our liveblog bookmarked, right?) So let's have a little fun. What do you think the "L" version of Android will be? Lollipop? Licorice? Lemon? Lima Bean?

Give us your guess in the comments. If a new nickname is announced tomorrow — and that's not a given, folks — then we'll round up those who guessed right and pick two at random to receive a little something something from us. Given that it's I/O, figure it'll be a Nexus of some sort. (Hell, we'll even let you choose — phone or tablet.) If no name is announced, then we'll pick three people at random to win a device.

Just because we can.

Good guessing, and good luck!


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Last-minute contest: What's the L version of Android going to be called?



I would like to choose Lemon Pie, bcz google always uses names like that in previous releases ( gingerbread, froyo,cupcake,kitkat,jelly bean, ice cream sandwich.....) so my guess it's gonna be Lemon Pie

Google will be skipping the letter "L" and going to "M" and it will be "Milky Way".

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I think it's going to be licorice.
I'm pretty sure they'd want to stay away from any name with lemon in it

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I think Google will combine the name L and M for "Lemon meringue". Because of the 4.x running as it has been

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I think Lollipop followed by licorice. Outside the USA nobody knows what lifesavers or Lemonheads are, which is the reason Key lime pie was dropped.

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I tried posting twice to this on the app but neither went through. So once again Android Leaf is my pick. Although I have this strange feeling that they will just call it L for the keynote lol

LIQUORICE. Wanna know why? Take a look at the Android L wallpaper, what do you see? Right in front of your eyes, behold, a stick of liquorice.