We’re eagerly awaiting to listen to official information about Android 12, Google’s subsequent main replace to its cell working system, and we would have gotten an early have a look at some big UI changes simply final week, due to XDA Builders. However now, thanks once more to XDA Builders, we would know one thing much more vital: Android 12’s dessert identify.
For years, Android releases had been additionally recognized with dessert names, and annually’s dessert began with the following sequential letter within the alphabet. Google deserted 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 identify was apparently Red Velvet Cake, for instance. Android 12’s identify? XDA Builders says that it’s Snow Cone.
Snow Cone is… fantastic. 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 fantastic Monday (it’s a federal holiday 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
- Smooth Serve
- Sugar Cookie
I hope you’re hungry after studying all these names, as a result of I certain am.
Different current studies could level to different new rumors about Android 12. According to XDA Developers, “we’ve discovered that Google has internally dubbed a few of its notification UI modifications as the beginning of the ‘street to Materials NEXT,’” which might recommend broader modifications on the way in which for Google’s Material Design guidelines. There may be modifications 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 Developers also reported. And Google would possibly introduce a manner for Pixel telephones to check which way your head is facing to stop rotating your display screen when, for instance, you’re mendacity sideways in your mattress.