Google has Good Humor; next OS release nearly confirmed as Ice Cream Sandwich

Google has Good Humor; next OS release nearly confirmed as Ice Cream Sandwich
As we have reported, the next build of the Android OS is expected to be nicknamed Ice Cream Sandwich. This continues the tradition of naming each new build of Google's open source OS after a dessert in alphabetical order. We have seen Cupcake, Donuts, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb and now the sweet taste of Ice Cream Sandwich.

While not officially announced by the Mountain View based company, in a reply to an emailed question about an unknown issue by an AOSP forum member, Google's Romain Guy replied, "A bug fix will be provided in Ice Cream Sandwich." We could get confirmation at the approaching Google I/O.

While the image of ice cream and bugs doesn't really sound appealing, the race is already on to guess the dessert to be used for the software version after Ice Cream Sandwich. Jellybeans, anyone?

source: AndroidCentral



1. doubler86

Posts: 320; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

Im guessing next year will be Jelly Bean?

2. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

No it's going to be pound cake!

3. D2Balla unregistered

Its goes in order Cupcake Donut Eclair Froyo Gingerbread Honeycomb Ice cream Sandwich(wtf lol) Jelly bean (maybe idk) Key lime pie(idkkk)

22. ravishankarr

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 20, 2008

Just like ubuntu... I heard once that for 'M' they were gonna name it Masturbating Mynx!!! XD

4. elpajaro81 unregistered

mayb Jello? Jellyroll??

5. elpajaro81 unregistered

then mayb kool-aid or kettle corn....lmao

6. bob. unregistered


7. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

Microsoft is learning something from Google and Windows 7.5 will be Mango. Google will take their names from desserts and Microsoft will take names from fruits,

8. agedbeer

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Ah... I love Android and their awesomely named OS versions. If only Apple did that with iOS.

23. Rich unregistered

NO WAY! they cannot do that!!! it must be called iOS. and it cannot be written 'ios' or 'IOS' or in any other form!!! iT MUST BE WRITTEN "iOS"!!!!!!!!! with a number after it of corse!!! bc thats the tech way of doing it and it looks so darn cool!!! iOS5..... iOS9... iOFORCHRISTSAKEAPPLEISTHEANTICRIST

28. ATTCallCenter unregistered

"iOS5..... iOS9... iOFORCHRISTSAKEAPPLEISTHEANTICRIST" I'm sorry good sir, you forgot the S, should have been: iO'FORCHRISTSAKEAPPLEISTHEANTICRIST'S And just so I can get some thumbs down, Android "IBS" aka Irritable Bowl Sydrome

9. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

i think its jellly filled doughnut xD...wheres A & B thoe :O

12. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

A is for android and B.... well.... I ATE B happy now LOL

19. mad5870 unregistered

A is for the alpha release and b is for the beta release. idk just a guess.

10. IOS5 unregistered

That's cool but Android already chose the sweets and Microsoft chose the fruits! So Apple has to sue Microsft for choosing fruits cause Apple it's one of the fruits?! XD

11. ho unregistered

I hope it's jizz!

26. chinakidoliver.iab

Posts: 75; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

r u gay

13. obnoxious9162775

Posts: 32; Member since: Apr 25, 2011

Maybe something spicy, not really a dessert but what about Jalapeno'.........

14. ZaY

Posts: 11; Member since: Jan 25, 2010

Why do they keep moving on and on. Google needs to take a break of 2 to 3 years on updates. There are phones that haven't even touched honeycomb or near it. im stuck on 2.2 not even 2.3 yet. Evo Shift

16. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Because Google and Android don't just stop and sit still, they keep moving on. They make the updates available as soon as they can. I like the quick timetable of updates; it makes me feel like they care about their product and are constantly working to improve it and make it more fun, more functional, and run smoother than before.

17. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Also because of all the stupid low end androids that delay updates. why does google approve low end? its not making it available to more people, what they need an affordable smart phone that will defect in 2 months???

18. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Not every *low end* smartphone defects, luis. Granted, Moto has yet to make a good low end smartphone, but HTC's Eris qualified as low end by the time it was finally axed, and the Bravo doesn't seem too bad either (it's not quite low end.) Android is open source, which by definition means that it can be used by anybody for any device. So the better question is why the manufacturers bother making the lower end devices if they suck. the answer is that it widens their customer base. For instance, I tried the Cliq, which was mid range at best by the time I bought it. I wasn't entirely satisfied, but by that time I was hooked on Android and ready for a higher end experience.

15. Gsmalltheway

Posts: 275; Member since: Aug 15, 2009


20. JD unregistered

Taffy =P

21. Sohaib unregistered

What will they do after they've used all the alphabets till "Z" ?? Maybe they'll switch to the main course :)

24. Markman2012

Posts: 18; Member since: May 03, 2011

Jeloto >im so surprised noone thought of the italian icecream desert its brillient

29. ATTCallCenter unregistered

"Jeloto" is Gellato...

25. J unregistered

And you'll actually get to experience it when??

27. chinakidoliver.iab

Posts: 75; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

really wat about the optimus line they came built with froyo , while samsung ones are just getting it (not dissing sammie)

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