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We told you today that SVP of Android, Hiroshi Lockheimer, teased Android fans everywhere with a tweet about Oreos. Every new version of Android is named after a tasty treat or dessert, and since the current version is Android Nougat, we can assume that the next version will be Android O.

So does that mean that Google might name the next version of the operating system Oreo… or something else?

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Barcelona’s famous fair, the Mobile World Congress, is just around the corner. As always, (almost) all the big names in mobile will join the party to show the latest and greatest coming out of their R&D. And while Samsung’s absence may represent a hit for the general vibe of the coming days, there will certainly be no shortage of new products and announcements.

So let’s dig through them a bit…

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9to5toys 

I still look back to the day that Android Wear debuted as the one that I finally took wearable devices seriously. I remember getting excited that, finally, someone had gotten a wearable operating system right. However, after its debut, that shine quickly wore off. I found myself no longer enjoying the ecosystem I had come to love, and looking into other options.

Now, it’s 2017, and it’s been almost a year since Android Wear was on my wrist on a daily basis. In the time since, I’ve used a variety of wearables like the Pebble, the Ticwatch, and Samsung’s Gear S3, all while Google worked on Android Wear 2.0 in the background. Now, Android Wear 2.0 is here, and with it, new hardware.

Google partnered with LG for this new hardware, resulting in two new devices: the LG Watch Sport, and the LG Watch Style. For the past several days, I’ve been using the “flagship” of the two, the Watch Sport…

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Hiroshi Lockheimer, the sitting Senior Vice President of Android at Google, has always been a bit of a tease. Whether it’s teasing potential names of 2018’s Android release or potential names for last year’s Android release, the guy just doesn’t stop. Now, he has hit Twitter with perhaps his most blatant tweet yet regarding the name of the forthcoming Android release…

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