Android M is internally known as Macadamia Nut Cookie, but this means nothing

Android M is internally known as Macadamia Nut Cookie, but this means nothing
With Google I/O 2015 kicking off in a few days, we are probably getting closer and closer to the potential unveiling of the next flavor of Android, the name of which will certainly begin with an "M". Yes, Lollipop is here and it is, all things considered, one of the best renditions of the OS, but Google certainly can't afford resting on its laurels.

From the looks of it, Google is internally referring to the upcoming Android flavor as Macadamia Nut Cookie, or MNC. This name was spotted in certain code branches in AOSP, but what does this mean? Well, nothing, actually, as it only confirms that the real deal won't sport this arguably long and cumbersome to remember name in particular.

See, Google is obviously fond of three-word codenames for its major Android editions.For example, KitKat was rolling under the Key Lime Pie alias, whereas Lollipop was named Lemon Meringue Pie. Never before has a codename turned out to be the real name of the OS version, and Android M is unlikely to break this tradition.

Last year, it was at I/O 2014 when we got our first sneak peek at Android Lollipop and all of its Material Design goodness. However, at the time of its announcement, Google called it Android L and revealed its sweet name in November. We are pretty much sure that Macadamia Nut Cookie will follow suit - it will probably be known as "Android M" until Google decides to give it an official dessert-related name. 

Speaking of names, we have a handful of possible candidates. Your favorite turned out to be "Marshmallow", with "Muffin" and "Milkshake" being the runner-ups.

source: AndroidPolice

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20 Comments

1. AnTuTu

Posts: 1612; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

MnM would be nice :)

16. waddup121 unregistered

lol Macadamia Nut Cookie. That's a SICK name actually.

19. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Why not MANGO ?

2. gaming64 unregistered

Somebody fire the employee who gave this sh!++y name Mint? Mentos? MnM's? Come on, Google! And don't forget Marshmallow

3. TyrionLannister unregistered

It's way better than 'lollipop'

9. NopeNein

Posts: 147; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

Hey, lollipop is a catchy name! Albeit yeah. Its..its something.

20. sukampret

Posts: 36; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

and Maggots Mucus would be horrible name i guess i just took your appetite. :D

4. vuyonc

Posts: 1090; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Malva pudding ;(?

5. andynaija

Posts: 1259; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

As they mentioned, the name is too long. M&Ms is way better, short and simple. Hopefully they won't use muffin either because muffins are just...boring. (don't get me wrong though, I like to eat muffins :D)

10. hellbread

Posts: 309; Member since: Nov 21, 2014

Good thing you dont like to lick lollipop... :-)

11. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

how many licks does it take to get to the center....

13. gaming64 unregistered

Enough to make your mouth water ;)

8. lamseunyau

Posts: 38; Member since: Apr 27, 2015

MnM is Better :)

12. SaintMarks

Posts: 20; Member since: May 25, 2015

mars bar

15. JakeH

Posts: 89; Member since: May 01, 2014

Personally i like Macaroon, it sounds a lot more sophisticated than MnM or Marshmallow

17. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

yeah milkshake..

18. plck74

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

mocha

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