Nearly a year after the release of 4.4 KitKat, Google has announced the official name of its newest Android platform. Just in time for Halloween and sticking with its candy-theme, Google unveiled Android 5.0 Lollipop.
According to Google, Lollipop is their largest and most ambitious release on Android with over 5,000 new API’s for developers. With the tagline “Be together. Not the same,” Google reiterates their main focus on an open platform “for everyone to imagine, invent, make, or buy whatever they wanted.”
We have a brief rundown of a few new key Lollipop features: