Saturday, June 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Promises to Stop Reading Your Emails in Gmail
BlackBerry's Software and Services Sales Fell in Q1
Handsets Expected to be Largest Market for ICs
G.SKILL Announces New DDR4 for the Intel X299 HEDT Platform
Toshiba Open to Further Talks With Western Digital About Chip Unit Sale
Foxconn Confirms US Investment Plan
Tesla Could Enter the Music-Streaming Business
Youtube Unveils New VR180 Format
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Android...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Android v4.4 Is "KitKat"


The next version of Android will be called "KitKat" - and that's not a joke, according to Sundar Pichai, the head of Android.

Google has also launched a website for KitKat at android.com/kitkat/. But still no information about the new OS has been shared.

Each Android version has been named after a dessert: Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, and Jelly Bean. "As everybody finds it difficult to stay away from chocolate we decided to name the next version of Android after one of our favorite chocolate treats, Kitkat," Google said on the Kitkat web site.



Naturally, there is a partnership and a promo deal between Google and Nestle(technically made by Hershey in the U.S.), as confirmed by the Android team in a blog post on Tuesday.

"KitKat has been a favorite candy on the team for some time, so for the K release, we asked if they'd be willing to lend their iconic candy bar to its name. Be on the lookout for limited edition Android KitKat bars coming soon to a candy aisle near you. For a lucky few, your KitKat bar might contain a winning ticket for a new Nexus 7 tablet or Google Play credits."

Pichai also touted in a Google+ post on Tuesday that there have been more than one billion activations of Android-based devices worldwide.


Previous
Next
Spotify Streaming Service Incorporated Into Pioneer Home Entertainment Products        All News        Amazon's new Kindle Paperwhite Officially Ships September 30th
Apple Sends Colorful Event Invitation     Mobiles News      LG G2 To Set For Global Launch

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Cloak and Dagger Security Hole in Android Discovered
Google I/O: Google Digital Assistant Coming to iPhone, Android O, Android Go, New TPU and VR
Audi and Volvo to Use Android Auto in Upcoming Cars
Google To Release Android Updates Faster With Project Treble
Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay Set To Expand This Year
Google Introduces Android Patent Licensing Initiative - PAX
Google Plans Faster Updates To Keep Android Phones Safe
Android O Brings Better Battery Life and Notifications
Google Family Link app Will Help You Monitor Your Kid's Android Device
Preinstalled Malware May Be Targeting Your Android Phone
Android Challenges Windows Operating System in Terms of Internet Usage
Android Wear 2.0 Goes Live With New LG Watch Sport And Style Smartwatches, Verizon's First Smartwatch

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .