An Android SVP Seems to be Trolling us All With Incessant Nutella Teases

By Aatif Sulleyman on at

Neatly highlighting just how dull and predictable the world of consumer electronics has become, the debate over the name of the next version of Android continues to rage on, with Nutella appearing to be the people’s choice.

Keen to keep tongues wagging about various sweet treats beginning with the letter n, Hiroshi Lockheimer, the SVP of Android (as well as Chrome OS the Play Store) has been dropping regular hints (or red herrings) on Twitter.

His latest:

Very funny, I’m sure you’ll all agree, and not a porn tab in sight. An impressive screenshot. His previous efforts have included close-ups of dessert menus, spelling confessions and, well, just look at this:

Is he building us all up for a not-especially-humiliating fall? Could he actually be the only person flying the flag for Nutella at Google HQ? Has he been hacked by sweet-toothed cybercrims? It's a mystery. [Verge]