Android 5.0 news and rumors
Google’s showing no signs of slowing its pace of Android development, with Android 4.0 appearing on the Galaxy Nexus late in 2011, followed by the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean release that arrived powering the super Nexus 7 in July of 2012.
Two more flavors of Jelly Bean were to follow: Android 4.2 was released on 13 November 2012, and then Android 4.3 arrived on 24 July 2013.
Then on 31 October 2013, Google officially revealed its next minor update, Android 4.4 KitKat, which now clears the road for Android 5.
What is it? The next major upgrade for Android, to follow onAndroid 4.4
When is it out? We’re thinking mid-2014
What will it cost? Nothing, it’ll be a free upgrade
The dessert-themed code name that we assume will begin with L is anyone’s guess at this stage. Android 5.0 Lemon Cheesecake or Android 5.0 Lemon Meringue Pie, anyone?
As we wait on official news of that name, as well as the Android 5.0 release date and features, we can start to pull together the latest rumorsaround the web.