lollipopNow assuming that Google does not change the way they name their Android builds, the next Android build could be a dessert based on the letter “L”. Now prior to this, HTC had posted several names which they think could be possible contenders but now according to the folks at Nixanbal, a Bulgarian tech insider website, it seems that the name “Lollipop” has been confirmed.

Lollipop was one of the names that HTC had speculated and we guess it’s not that big of a stretch. They also go on to claim that Google will finally be dropping version 4.x and will be making a jump over to Android 5.0. Prior to this, Google had used Android 4.x for three different builds of Android: Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0), Jelly Bean (4.1-4.3), and KitKat (4.4).

We can only assume that Google’s decision to make the jump to version 5.0 could mean some pretty significant changes that will be made to the platform. We’ve actually been hearing many things about Android lately. For example we have heard that Google could be making some big UI changes with their Quantum Paper design language.

We’ve also heard that Google plans on introducing Google Fit which is a health initiative similar to that of Apple’s HealthKit. In any case take it with a grain of salt for now, but Google I/O is only hours away, so do check back with us then for the details/

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