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.
Just testing some stuff out... pic.twitter.com/6KPTEgXl9K
— Hiroshi Lockheimer (@lockheimer) June 15, 2016
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:
I'm a huge fan of Nutella. https://t.co/ePN6vi4QzP
— Hiroshi Lockheimer (@lockheimer) February 6, 2016
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]