The official name of Google's upcoming Android operating system - currently being referred to as O - will be officially announced on August 21. The information comes courtesy of Android Police's David Ruddock, who cited a source whose info, he say, he cannot verify.
I'm not going to ruin the surprise of the name. It doesn't really matter and I feel like spoiling it actually is kind of a spoiler.— David Ruddock (@RDR0b11) August 10, 2017
His tweets suggest he knows the name, but doesn't want to play spoilsport. Ruddock also revealed that the Mountain View, California-based company is planning a spectacle surrounding the reveal.
It also sounds like Google is planning some degree of spectacle around this. It won't just be a random "oh hey here's a statue" thing.— David Ruddock (@RDR0b11) August 10, 2017
Now, given that August 21 is a total solar eclipse day (at-least in the US, where such astronomical event was last witnessed around a century ago), it's quite possible that Google is planning something big this time around.
A solar eclipse day for revealing the official name could also be a strong hint of what the name could be. Any guesses? No? Ok, lemme help you: think of what happens during a solar eclipse.
Image courtesy: NASA
This, right? And here's what Android O could be called:
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