Android 4.4 is Called KitKat

Sundar Pichai announced that the newest version of Android is going to be called KitKat, after the delicious candy bar.

Android KitKat

 

Well, that announcement pretty much shocked everyone, but I’m sure Nestle had a strong influence in the the branding rights. Apparently, there will be 50 million Android-branded KitKat bars produced to celebrate the event.

Android-branded KitKat KitKat Production

The packages will have chances to win a Nexus 7 tablet or Google Play credits. The promotion will start September 6.

Updated to add video.

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