Do you know that Google named all its Android versions alphabetically? Do you know that all the Android version names are gotten from sweets, sugar, honey and nuts? Let’s see how they are named alphabetically, I mean the initial name.
Cupcake – Android 1.5
A cupcake is a small cake designed to serve one person, which may be baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup. As with larger cakes, icing and other cake decorations such as fruit and candy may be applied.
Donut – Android 1.6
Donut is a type of fried dough confectionery or dessert food. The donut is popular in many countries and prepared in various forms as a sweet snack that can be homemade or purchased in bakeries, supermarkets, food stalls, and franchised specialty vendors.
Eclair – Android 2.0
An Eclair is an oblong pastry made with choux dough filled with a cream and topped with icing. The dough, which is the same as that used for profiterole, is typically piped into an oblong shape with a pastry bag and baked until it is crisp and hollow inside.
Froyo – Android 2.2
Froko aka Frozen yogurt is a frozen dessert made with yogurt and sometimes other dairy products. It is usually more tart than ice cream, as well as lower in fat. It is different from ice milk and conventional soft serve.
Gingerbread – Android 2.3
Gingerbread refers to a broad category of baked goods, typically flavored with ginger, cloves, nutmeg or cinnamon and sweetened with honey, sugar or molasses.
Honeycomb – Android 3.0
A honeycomb is a mass of hexagonal prismatic wax cells built by honey bees in their nests to contain their larvae and stores of honey and pollen. Beekeepers may remove the entire honeycomb to harvest honey.
Ice Cream Sandwich – Android 4.0
An ice cream sandwich is a frozen dessert consisting of ice cream between two wafers, cookies, or other similar biscuit.
Jelly Bean – Android 4.1 – 4.3.1
A bean-shaped sweet with a jelly-like centre and a firm sugar coating.
KitKat – Android 4.4 – 4.4.4
Kit Kat is a chocolate-covered wafer bar confection created by Rowntree’s of York, United Kingdom, and is now produced globally by Nestlé, which acquired Rowntree in 1988,with the exception of the United States where it is made under license by H.B. Reese Candy Company, a division of The Hershey Company.
Lollipop – Android 5.0 – 5.1.1
A lollipop is a type of confectionery consisting of a sweetmeat of hard candy or water-ice mounted on a stick and intended for sucking or licking.
Marshmallow – Android 6.0 – 6.0.1
A marshmallow is a sugar-based confection that in its modern form typically consists of sugar, water and gelatin whipped to a spongy consistency, molded into small cylindrical pieces, and coated with corn starch.
Nougat – Android 7.0 – 7.1
A sweet made from sugar or honey, nuts, and egg white.
Oreo – Android 8.0-8.1 (Latest version)
Oreo is a commercial brand of cookie usually consisting of two chocolate wafers with a sweet creme filling in between, and (as of 1974) are marketed as “Chocolate Sandwich Cookies” on the package.
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