Cryptic tweets suggest Android 4.4 KitKat could launch on October 28

Shawn Knight

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A pair of tweets from the Twitter account @itKat have fueled speculation that Google's next Android refresh, controversially dubbed KitKat, is set to launch later this month. Specifically, many believe we could see the new software -- and perhaps a...

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Why is Kit Kat controversial?
It's more interesting? Who knows. The fact that it's a brand name was settled in the very first story about Kit Kat. They talked to Nestle and got permission, the 'controversy' was over before it started.

And please let's not start playing C&C Music Factory... it's still too early. We're just getting around to disco with daft punk and I think it's still too early for that. Although I will go on record saying I'm completely ok with skipping ahead to a 90's hit and ignoring the previous decade just in case someone thinks Jessie's Girl would make a good Android promotion.


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So K is no longer 'key lime pie' but is officially 'kit kat' and L is now 'lime pie' ? ( seriously, I forgot how/when google made the naming switch for K and I have no idea what L will be.)


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In what may be a bit of a stretch, the general consensus is that the first image showing the Android KitKit logo
typo error. not sure where to report. 'kitkit' in a philippine local language means to nibble.