Today's new Android N preview reveals the release's one, true name (not really)
Google regularly hides Easter eggs within its software, featuring content themed around a release's name. When that name's not finalized (as is the case with the current Android N preview), we sometimes get some sort of stand-in. Last year with the Android M preview, for instance, Google used the good old shrug emoji: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
With today's new Android N preview, Google throws another joke our way, hiding an Easter egg that reveals its N-name to be … drumroll, please … Namey McNameface!
OK, OK – we know Google's not actually going to call Android N that. It's not a dessert, for one, and Google's Dave Burke already told the public not to bother trying it during the company's public name submission period.
If not Namey McNameface, then what? Well, Google's Hiroshi Lockheimer has been dropping his own hints (or red herrings, perhaps), but we probably won't know for sure for just a little while longer; earlier this month, Google disclosed that it would still be “a few weeks” before the final Android N name was ready to make its public debut.
source: Space Guy (Twitter) via Mobile Syrup