It won't be Milkshake - Google's VP of Android shoots down rumors about Android M's name

It won't be Milkshake - Google's VP of Android shoots down rumors about Android M's name
Alas, Milkshake won't bring all the Android fans to the yard.

Earlier today, Android M got demoed at Google I/O 2015 and certain speculations arose, claiming that the M release will bear the Milkshake name once it gets official later this year.

Google's vice president of engineering, Dave Burke, was spotted on stage with an Android Wear smartwatch that had a milkshake watch face on it. Naturally, Android enthusiasts were quick to speculate that this will be the name of the future Android release.

Unfortunately, Dave Burke himself addressed these speculations on his Twitter account, claiming that the "M" in Android M will not stand for "Milkshake". He also stated that his smartwatch circulated between a few smartwatch faces, further fueling the speculations about the name of the upcoming Android release.

As a refresher, Milkshake is one of the plausible candidates that were rather favored by you.

source: @DaveBurke



1. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012


10. sgodsell

Posts: 7454; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

In Google it's MNC. Macadamia nut cookie. I hope Google does something with Hersey, and M&M.

17. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Android Mosquito Monkey face Mango juice Mulberry Mahseer Malabar Chicken Biriyani

18. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

why not Marijuana

2. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015


8. JakeH

Posts: 89; Member since: May 01, 2014

I'm guessin Macaroon. Its sophisticated yet simple

3. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Android M-etro Alphabet app list with search. Light and dark theme Do not disturb Granular app permissions Automatic backups for app Metro may not have been a commercial success but with everybody copying many features it just shows that MS did a really crappy job marketing WP.

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5. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

"Rumors of Milkshake are exaggerated." That's not a denial though.

6. Modest_Moze

Posts: 184; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

Android M - MARS it sounds good

7. plck74

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 12, 2013


9. charlesxph

Posts: 35; Member since: Jan 04, 2015

Android M&Ms

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31326; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Android Mounds.

12. ARTE.8800.

Posts: 192; Member since: May 27, 2015

This lollipop is junk crap, browser reloads once you leave, and then comeback. KitKat is way much better. Wtf is wrong with this. Buggy.

20. rnagic

Posts: 215; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

I know. I have Nexus. Updates don't fix any problems either. Apps crash and phone stutters a lot.

13. jphillips63

Posts: 253; Member since: Jan 04, 2012


14. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

I like the sound of Android Macaroon...

15. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014


19. jesus_sheep

Posts: 279; Member since: Apr 18, 2015

It's obviously Muffins.

21. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

I think Muffin would be a good one, and an ode to one of the OG versions Cupcake.

22. coconutnegro

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 01, 2015

I want to suggest Macaron for Android M

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