I love seeing these statues. It usually means that a new version of Android – or at least the announcement of a new version – is right around the corner. Google’s delivered an Ice Cream Sandwich sculpture to the front lawn of the Googleplex, where larger-than-life representations of dessert corresponding to each major revision of Android hang out. Looks like everyone’s still out there, too. Cupcake isn’t in the direct shot but you can see it in the left-most window. We also can’t see donut but we can’t imagine it’s not out there if cupcake is. Yum. [via G+]
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