Key Lime Pie is out, KitKat is in as codename for next Android version

By Shawn Knight
Sep 3, 2013
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  1. Key Lime Pie has been given the boot as the codename for the next version of Android in favor of KitKat. No, today isn’t April Fools’ Day – apparently Google reached out to the candy maker and a deal was...

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  2. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 191   +13

    Omg! That is so epic xD
  3. danhodge

    danhodge TS Rookie Posts: 80   +13

    But we don't know anything else about it? :(
  4. Love em both! will hunt for one of kitkat's if there will be any in UK....
    RenGood08 likes this.
  5. EEatGDL

    EEatGDL TS Booster Posts: 346   +64

    Really I was incredulous from start to end while reading the article.
  6. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,172   +944

    Haha good advertising.
  7. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Guru Posts: 1,216   +252

    Key lime pie's are actually quite good if they are made with the right ingredients and instructions, but kitkat sounds better for a android version xD
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  8. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 191   +13

    Besides...whats not to like about KitKats xD
  9. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Guru Posts: 1,216   +252

    Their not cheap enough... if ya get mi drift ;D
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  10. VitalyT

    VitalyT super-star fish Posts: 2,175   +652

    Now I got that figured. The last time I was wearing my large-tread boots and stepped on a turd - it left a footprint that looked exactly like this KitKat figure.
    RenGood08 likes this.
  11. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,041   +97

    I like it when companies play together! Android and KitKat? That's two of my favorites too! I'll be grabbing some candy bars soon, getting Google Play credits would be sweet ;-)
    wastedkill likes this.
  12. dennis777

    dennis777 TS Enthusiast Posts: 281   +32

    Nestle is so lucky... free advertisement on upcoming mobile phones and updates.

    "have a break, have a kitkat" - google
  13. kwstas125

    kwstas125 TS Rookie

    I don't think this was for free at all...
  14. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,873   +1,755

    I'd rather have a Twix. lol
    Skidmarksdeluxe likes this.
  15. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 4,821   +101

    Ah Key-lime-pie was a mouthful now it's out for kit-kat.
  16. I'd really like to see "Halo-halo" in their future code names =)
  17. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Enthusiast Posts: 811   +91

    Reminds me of fruit rollups: What will they think of next?
  18. I didn't know a brand name can be used by another company as a codename.
    Was expecting lime tart, lemon sorbet, lemonade.....
  19. Bink

    Bink TS Member

    I'm waiting for these project names but the likelihood of these project names being used is null.


    Although, I am a little shocked of them dropping 5.0 for 4.4...?
  20. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,858   +947

    Nice but make mine a Bar One please.
  21. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,858   +947

    For the past couple of years I've been gorging myself on Gingerbread & Jellybeans. Now I may have to switch to Kit Kat... This is not good for my weight, not to mention what my dentist will have to say. I sure hope device manufacturers throw in a couple of coupons for a couple of new outfits with their devices to 'sweeten' the deal. :)
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  22. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,926   +170

    I think KitKat Chunkys are better, especially the hazelnut one.

    It was. Nestle got a very good deal.
  23. Scshadow

    Scshadow TS Maniac Posts: 418   +70

    I suddenly have the urge to eat a KitKat. >.< Well played, shut up and take my money, both of ye.
  24. TheBigFatClown

    TheBigFatClown TS Booster Posts: 494   +158

    So, this version of the Android OS will be available when...September 6th?
  25. They should call it IOS wannabe

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