Google has decided to abandon its dessert naming of its operating system. The next version will simply be called Android 10, nothing more. We all know the previous Android OS were called Gingerbread, Honey, Cupcake, Oreo, Pie etc. and some of us have been wondering what dessert name would be given the next Android OS. Well, it seems from now, there would be no more sugary names. Google stated that the reason is because they realized that some people were unfamiliar with and couldn’t comprehend the naming convention, hence they decided to give a more relatable and universal name starting from Android Q. Although if you think of it, no dessert actually begins with the alphabet Q, so it seems Google ran out of dessert names for its OS. And that’s not all, Google has redesigned the Android logo as well as the robot mascot. In the logo, Android is now written in black. Google says it is for accessibility reasons, as the green colour was hard to read, especially by the visually impaired. The mascot now has a lighter green colour and has been decapitated, so we have just the head. Users will start to see these changes with the new Android 10 Q operating system.
This new version of windows 10 update is actually the 7th update the company will be making since the release of Windows 10 in 2015. Before you install this update of the windows 10, check out the cool features and improvements that you’ll find in this version: New Light Theme: This can be enabled in color settings by selecting the light option dropdown box to choose preferred color Windows Sandbox: A new security feature that allows you to run untrusted apps in an isolated environment without harming your system. This feature is actually only available for windows 10 pro users. Cortana and Search are Separate: The search experience have been updated with a landing page. Pause Windows Updates: Although windows 10 pro users already have access to this feature, now home users can pause updates from downloading and installing automatically for up to seven days. Brightness Control from Action Center: This means that the brightness of your screen can now be adjusted quickly from the Action Center. Reserved storage for applications, temporary files and system caches Recommended troubleshooting: which allows windows to 10 to adjust your settings to match your hardware configuration, make specific changes and fix problems automatically. Mouse customization: The windows 10 update also allows you to customize your mouse pointers to your preferred color and size. These are just the major features of the windows 10 update, there are other features such as; Automatic active hours, Quick access to symbols and more.
I bet most of you never knew that all Google operating systems are named alphabetically. He he! Not just that, actually, all the code names are confectionary themed, i.e. they are named after several desserts. Google has quite the sense of humour, don’t you think? And, although the first OS version ‘Android 1.1’ was not named after a dessert, it was called ‘Petit Four’. However, the first significant Android operating system version ‘1.5’ started with the letter ‘C’ and is called ‘Cupcake’ Now let’s take a look at the code names of every Android software from the version which was designed a decade ago to the most recent. Code name Version Cupcake Android 1.5 Donut Android 1.6 Éclair Android 2.0 Froyo Android 2.2 Gingerbread Android 2.3/2.3.7 Honeycomb Android 3.0/3.2 Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 Jelly Bean Android 4.1 KitKat Android 4.4 Lollipop Android 5.0/5.1 Marshmallow Android 6.0 Nougat Android 7.0 Oreo Android 8.0 Pie Android 9.0 News has it that Android pie will soon followed by a tenth operating system ‘Android Q’, although the code name isn’t known yet, Google however has released the developer beta and, the final launch is expected to happen in August.