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Why do Android versions have candy names?

All Android versions have candy names in alphabetical order. For you, who have always been curious to know the background of these choices, we have prepared an article about some stories that justify the origin of the names of each verse. Check out the details in the article below.

First, let's remember the name of all versions of Android:

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What does Google say?

On one occasion, Google spokesman Randall Sarafa explained that the nomenclatures came from an internal joke at the company, which started with Android 1.5 Cupcake. During the 2013 Android 4.4 KitKat presentation, Google also explained that the choice of candy name is linked to the fact that Android smartphones and tablets sweeten our lives. At the time, executives cited their chocolate preferences, making the KitKat version a favorite of the company.

The real reason for choosing names should be simpler and less mysterious than it seems to be. It seems that an internal joke between the developers turned out to be the hallmark of our favorite system. Every new candy from Android is represented by a statue at the company's headquarters in Moutain View, California.

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Another curious fact was the codenames used to identify Nexus devices under development. Through a post on the AndroidPIT forum, we can know the names of the sea animals chosen by Google, from the launch of Galaxy Nexus (Naguro), to the tablet Nexus 10 (Manta). You can access the full list through this link. For the Pixel series, however, Google has opted for fish names such as albacore, blueline and crosshatch.

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