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Android Nougat officially revealed

Google has finally revealed the nickname for the upcoming version of its mobile operating system. Android N will now be Android Nougat.

And just like past Android name reveals, there’s a statue to go along with it.

Personally, I was hoping for either Neapolitan or Google could have done another corporate partnership for the name, just like the did with Android 4.4 KitKat. They could have called Android N, Android Nutella which is a much better name that Nougat.

And I’m not the only one who isn’t a huge fan of Nougat, unless it’s in a Toblerone bar.

Even Namey McNameface was a better name for Android N. Google has yet to reveal the official version number for Android Nougat but it seems more likely that it will be Android 7.0.

For those unfamiliar, Nougat is a confectionary treat loaded with sugar or honey. It usually includes some sort of roasted nuts, and occasionally fruit. Whipped egg whites may be involved as well.

We’ll see more details about Android Nougat in the coming months including a release date for the final build.




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