Look, I’ll be honest: When I first got my grubby gorilla paws on Google’s latest and great Android version — the hot-off-the-griddle first beta of this year’s Android 14 update — two terse words kept ringing in my head:
Also: Mmm, pancakes. But that’s just because of the griddle reference I’d already cooked up in my deeply demented man-brain.
All flapjackery aside, there’s no way around it: On the surface, the inaugural beta of Android 14 isn’t exactly exciting. In fact, in most day-to-day use at the moment, you’d be hard-pressed to notice much difference between it and the Android 13 update that came before it.