Will Android ‘L’ become ‘Lemon Cake’?

Will Android ‘L’ become ‘Lemon Cake’?


How about a nice, silly theory to get your day going, eh? We were poking about the new Developer L preview stuff on the Android Developer blog and noticed something in the page on notifications. You’ll see here in the photos that the images associated with “Anatomy of a notification” show a sample set of notifications. In here, a guy named Daniel says he’ll bring his homemade lemon cake.


Hmmm… “L”… “Lemon Cake”… sounds sweet and delicious and exactly like something Google might choose for a release name. Could also be nothing at all.

Note that there’s a seemingly infinite number of “L” names that could be used for the next release of Android. We happen to also like Lemonhead and Lik-M-Aid, too, for what it’s worth.

We’ll find out in a few months what Google ultimately does here, but we like the sound of Lemon Cake. What say you? Have you seen any other hints or tea leaves worth reading?

Android Developers

About author

Scott Webster
Scott Webster 6761 posts

Scott has been running AndroidGuys since 2007 and loves nothing more than reading up on the latest smartphone rumors. His other mobile efforts can be found on Android Update (CNET) where he covers Google's mobile platform.