Google has announced a new version of Android, simply called Android M until a delicious dessert is applied to it later this year.
The new version lacks an aesthetic overhaul like Android L, which later became Lollipop, because Google is focusing on improving performance and stability.
The main tenets of the new version revolve around more granular app permissions, a more robust Chrome and WebView API for developers, mobile payments, fingerprints and more.
Like last year, Google plans to offer a developer preview for Android M starting today:
Note that these are not feature-complete, nor stable, and should not be installed on production hardware.