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Each successive version of Android has been given a nickname in alphabetical order. Each version takes on a dessert-themed moniker for ease of fun and conversation. We’ve had everything from Donut to Froyo, Gingerbread to Marshmallow. As we anticipate the arrival of Android N later this year, everyone wants to know what it’ll be called. The latest dev build offers a preview. It’s Namey McNameface. No kidding.

You may have heard rumors in the last little while indicating that Android N (which could be Android 7.0, though we can’t be completely certain) is going to be called Nutella. If true, this would mark the second time that Google adopted a branded name for its operating system (remember Android 4.4 KitKat?). Many people have assumed that Google was just trolling with that name.

Now they’ve taken the troll factor to a whole new level. If you load up the latest developer build of Android N onto your supported device, go into the Settings app, go down to the About section, and tap on the Android version to get a picture of the Android N logo. When that appears, long press the logo and Namey McNameface will appear like this:

Android N Isn't Nutella, It's Namey McNameface

In case you don’t get it, this is poking fun at the news story from a couple months ago when an online poll decided to give the name “Boaty McBoatface” to a new UK polar research ship. It won the poll as the runaway favorite, but the higher-ups decided it wasn’t very appropriate. They went with the RRS Sir David Attenborough instead.

We can’t expect Google to keep Namey McNameface as the official nickname of Android N, of course. What sweet name would you like to see? Nougat? Nanaimo bar? Napoleon? Neapolitan?

Via Android Police

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