Google accidentally revealed the name of next version of Android -- it's called 'Android Oreo'

Android o release solar eclipse trailerGoogleGoogle is counting down the release of Android ‘O’ to coincide with the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21.

Rumour mongers got a big break on Friday about the possible name for Google’s upcoming Android “O” operating system.

From the looks of it, Google’s upcoming Android OS will be called “Android Oreo.”

That’s according to Android Police, which spotted the file name of a video that Google itself had posted on its own Google+ social network. The video, which has since been deleted, was a teaser trailer for the release date of Android O on August 21, during the impending solar eclipse.

When Android Police dug into the details of the video, it revealed the actual file name of the video itself, which read as “GoogleOreo_Teaser_0817_noDroids (1).mp4.” The file name is what a video editor — or whoever produced the video — would name the video when they export and save it onto their computer after editing, and before uploading it onto the Google+ post.

Still, Google hasn’t confirmed that the “O” in Android O stands for “Oreo,” so this name slip must still be considered a rumour for now.

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