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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
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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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