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The older Android versions are called "cupcake" and "eclair". Where does 2.2 get it's name from?

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It's actually Froyo, not FroYo. –  Arda Xi Oct 3 '10 at 7:08

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It's short for Fro zen Yo ghurt. I have no idea who came up with the idea to name it after frozen yoghurt though.

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Hehe. Cool. ... –  Moshe Sep 27 '10 at 16:06
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They go alphabetically, Donut, Elcair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb... I guess they could have also gone with Frappe. –  Matt Sep 27 '10 at 16:27
    
@Matt - Don't forget Cupcake. They go from Cupcake to Zatar. –  Arda Xi Sep 27 '10 at 17:17
    
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@Matt - Xiaodianxin. –  Arda Xi Sep 27 '10 at 17:59

They'd all be desserts or sugary goods.

After Gingerbread (2.3) and Honeycomb (3.x) it's rumoured to be Ice Cream - see the pattern?

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