Alongside the new Galaxy Nexus phone, Google unveiled its latest: Ice Cream Sandwich. No, it's not a delectable summer treat, it's a jazzed up name for Google's latest Android update. All the tech bloggers are giddy over this Ice Cream Sandwich thingy. Why the fuss? Basically: Ice Cream Sandwich is supposed to make all of Android's problems go away.
First, let's get this name thing straight. In laymen's terms Ice Cream Sandwich stands for Android 4.0. To sweeten up the boring tech speak, Google has used dessert related terms for each of its Android refreshes: Cupcake, donut, eclair, froyo, gingerbread--things like that. This time we have Ice Cream Sandwich. Yum. So next time you hear Google releases some mouthwatering edible, translate that to: New Android operating system.
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