Nerdvana: Sweet ‘Droid O’ Mine
Today’s Nerdvana celebrates 2 things we love around here: tech and desserts!
Undoubtedly, you tech-savvy smartphone and PC users (i.e., infomaniacs) have noticed that all of Android’s operating systems are not only alphabetical, but are named after sweet treats. Why? Evidently, programming and designing high-tech is hungry work, which would explain the waistline of the average tech-head.
Let’s take a gander at the delicious Android hit parade, shall we?
- Angel Cake
- Ice Cream Sandwich
- Jelly Bean
- Kit Kat
The current OS, Lollipop….
…And the latest, just-unveiled OS, drum roll, please……
Trivia Time: Initially, Android’s operating systems were going to be named after robots, tying into the whole ‘Android’ theme. A popular internet rumor goes that versions 1.0 and 1.1 were originally called Astro, as in ‘Boy’…
…and Bender, but this idea was dropped. Why? Because everybody loves sweet treats. Plus, copyright lawsuits definitely aren’t delicious.