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I would laugh if this was not a real rumour. But I've read it at many sites now. This is so sad. It seems Android is using the sweet foods as a theme for their OS names, just like Apple did with the big cats. Honeycomb makes sense. Its a good name. But icecream sandwich? Wtf? I dunno what else to say about this. But .
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I would laugh if this was not a real rumour. But I've read it at many sites now. This is so sad. It seems Android is using the sweet foods as a theme for their OS names, just like Apple did with the big cats. Honeycomb makes sense. Its a good name. But icecream sandwich? Wtf? I dunno what else to say about this. But .
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They'll probably abbreviate it some way - like they did with Frozen Yogurt (Froyo).
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I've just taken half an hour to try and get a good abbreviation from it, can't do it lol

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I really like the tasty treat theme they are using to name their Android versions. Plus, it's a very user-friendly way of identifying the version of the phone being that the Android market is so diverse.
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They'll probably abbreviate it some way - like they did with Frozen Yogurt (Froyo).
Lol I just laugh my self to tears when ever I read this one too.
And maybe you could abbreviate Icecream Sandwich to Icsand. Pronounced as "isand". Or maybe said like "ick-sand".
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If you want to see some funny release names, take a look at some of the Linux distributions out there. I think the Linux crowd takes some liberty at having fun with naming their stuff and tries not to take themselves too seriously on some things. I like it.

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I could totally go for an ice creme sandwich.

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If you want to see some funny release names, take a look at some of the Linux distributions out there. I think the Linux crowd takes some liberty at having fun with naming their stuff and tries not to take themselves too seriously on some things. I like it.
I particularly like Ubuntu's "code names", like Hardy Heron and Gutsy Gibbon, amongst many others. This seems like a time-honored tradition for UNIX-based systems. I know at work, our VMS boxes used to carry model names of cars and motorcyles.

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Froyo was a fairly common term for frozen yoghurt well before Android used it.

I've always thought the dessert names for OSs is kinda cool... in a cute sort of way. But Ice Cream Sandwich makes me embarrassed to be an Android user =P It's like... if Apple had 10.x - Big Kitty

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Froyo was a fairly common term for frozen yoghurt well before Android used it.

I've always thought the dessert names for OSs is kinda cool... in a cute sort of way. But Ice Cream Sandwich makes me embarrassed to be an Android user =P It's like... if Apple had 10.x - Big Kitty
Maybe someone could suggest it to Steve Jobs? That would be hilarious.


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it was originally supposed to be Ice Cream, but they thought the statue would look to similar to the Froyo statue on the Google Campus. Kind of a silly name but so is Donut, Eclair, and Froyo.
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They should create names that fit common, yet funny, acronyms. Omnipotent Masochistic Goats = OMG, Wild Treefrogs Farting = WTF, Freakish Tempting Wenches = FTW

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