We’re eagerly awaiting to listen to official information about Android 12, Google’s subsequent main replace to its cellular working system, and we’d have gotten an early have a look at some huge UI adjustments simply final week, because of XDA Builders. However now, thanks once more to XDA Builders, we’d know one thing much more vital: Android 12’s dessert title.
For years, Android releases had been additionally recognized with dessert names, and annually’s dessert began with the subsequent sequential letter within the alphabet. Google abandoned the dessert names in favor of numerals with Android 10, however the firm reportedly nonetheless makes use of dessert names internally. Android 11’s dessert title was apparently Crimson Velvet Cake, for instance. Android 12’s title? XDA Builders says that it’s Snow Cone.
Snow Cone is… nice. But when I’m being sincere with you, I can’t consider the final time I’ve eaten a snow cone. And “Snow Cone” doesn’t instantly get my mouth watering like a few of Google’s different classics, like “Ice Cream Sandwich”.
The skeleton crew at The Verge this nice Monday (it’s a federal vacation right here within the US) felt we might do higher. So we considered 17 different dessert names that begin with “S” that, in our opinion, could be extra delectable names for Android 12:
- Salted Caramel
- Saltwater Taffy
- Sheet Cake
- Sponge Cake
- Strawberry Shortcake
- Delicate Serve
- Sugar Cookie
I hope you’re hungry after studying all these names, as a result of I positive am.
Different current stories might level to different new rumors about Android 12. Based on XDA Builders, “now we have realized that Google has internally dubbed a few of its notification UI adjustments as the beginning of the ‘highway to Materials NEXT,’” which might recommend broader adjustments on the best way for Google’s Materials Design tips. There may be adjustments to the sample unlock UI, Fast Settings panel, and extra in Android 12.
Google could also be implementing a one-handed mode for Android 12, XDA Builders additionally reported. And Google may introduce a method for Pixel telephones to test which method your head is going through to forestall rotating your display screen when, for instance, you’re mendacity sideways in your mattress.