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Google employees get Ice Cream Sandwich on Nexus S

It is yet not known how many employees got the update on their smartphone, but it seems the software may soon be released to the public after the testing gets done.

Eagerly waiting for Google's Ice Cream Sandwich update on your Samsung Nexus S? Looks like the wait is about to get over.

According to an Android Police report, Google Inc. has started “dogfooding process of testing” its latest Android 4.0 operating system on employees' Nexus S smartphones.

Dogfooding, also called 'eating your own dog food,' is a practice of companies (usually software) using the products that they make. It is used as a way to demonstrate that the company is willing to use the products it expects its customers to buy.

Employee reveals on Google+
Adel Saud, AdSense Policy Applications & Signals Developer at Google, wrote on Google+ “Just got Ice-Cream Sandwich update on my Nexus S & it's looking great :)”

Currently, the Android Ice Cream Sandwich is only available on Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

“Yeah an OTA, but it's an early one for Google employees so we test it further so it's even more awesome when you guys get it,” he added.

Saud's original post no longer exists. It seems he deleted it once he realized that his post was everywhere in news.

However, there are a number of screenshots and re-shares to prove Saud's words.

It is yet not known how many employees got the update on their smartphone, but it seems the software may soon be released to the public after the testing gets done.

Currently, the Android Ice Cream Sandwich is only available on Samsung Galaxy Nexus.