There hasn’t been too much talk lately about what the next version of Android will be named, but it looks like we just received a nice little hint. Most reports have all but confirmed the next version of Android will be code named Key Lime Pie, but now a Google employee has seemingly confirmed our suspicions with a neat little drawing. Read on for further details.
Manu Cornet, a Google employee and cartoonist, recently drew the image you see above showing the evolution of Android. Showing our favorite little green robot holding a Cupcake, then Donut, and Eclair, FroYo, Gingerbread and so on as he goes through the evolution of Android and its tasty code names. Pretty cute little drawing right? He has some skills.
Then take a look at that last one. It appears to be an awesome little Android eating a piece of Key Lime Pie, the rumored next version of Android. I’d say this basically sums up all the rumors and puts them to rest at the same time. The drawing shows a timid Android growing to a large and in charge BugDroid walking with pride as he enjoys his treats.
Obviously this all could just be us reading into things too much, and doesn’t really confirm anything. Google’s been rather quiet on their names previously, so we wouldn’t expect them to just allow it out with ease. However, this artist being a Googler makes this seem pretty legit. Most likely the next version of Android will indeed be called Key Lime Pie. The question is will it be 4.3, or Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie?[via Phandroid]