+2,966 rob jackson may 7th, 2018it’s a matter of hours before google io 2018, where google pulls back the curtain on what they have planned for the future of our favorite tech platforms. we’ve come to expect a lot from this annual event and this year is no different. there are surefire announcements, rumors abound, and speculation aplenty- where to begin?a look over the full google io schedule will give you an idea of what to expect (hint: a little bit of everything), but if there’s one thing we’ve learned about google io it’s to expect the unexpected. that’s exactly what we’re going to do- offer some speculation and crazy ideas on what could (but probably won’t) happen at google io 2018.one thing is for sure: there will be lots and lots of android.android popsicle or android praline pecan pie?you can be almost certain that google will announce the official android p name at google io 2018, just as they formally graduated android o to android oreo at 2017’s event. i’ve predicted android names with limited success in the past and this year all signs point to android popsicle (back in 2013 i predicted peppermint).it’s practically written in stone that android popsicle will be the name- they’re colorful, refreshing, and invoke the light and happy feeling that google wants to convey with the android brand (not to mention google’s material design). but it’s fun to root for an underdog, so i’ve got my eye on android praline pecan pie as a sleeper ...