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"One of the snacks that we keep in our kitchen for late-night coding are KitKats. And someone said: 'Hey, why don't we call the release KitKat?'

"We didn't even know which company controlled the name, and we thought that [the choice] would be difficult. But then we thought well why not, and we decided to reach out to the Nestle folks."

Mr Lagerling said he had made a "cold call" to the switchboard of Nestle's UK advertising agency at the end of November to propose the tie-up.

Android KitKat mascot
Google has installed a statue of its Android mascot made out of KitKats at its headquarters
The next day, the Swiss firm invited him to take part in a conference call. Nestle confirmed the deal just 24 hours later.

"Very frankly, we decided within an hour to say let's do it," Patrice Bula, Nestle's marketing chief told the BBC.
 
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Lol, Kit Kat. drool.gif

I wonder, with those names...

Does Frickfrock work for Google? headscratch.gifsmile.gif
    
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KitKat. Reeks professionalism. Lol, I jest. Not a big deal I guess since 99% of that one billion phones won't see the update anyway.
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All these new versions of Android and your new phone will NEVER EVER have the latest version.. yeah... there is something wrong with that picture there. So what if your tablet MIGHT be able to run it... The OS started on the phone.

In that respect, Android sucks as an OS... and everyone know this. I like Android, I just don't like that I can't upgrade when I want to. Of course that is where Apple iOS kicks Android in the nuts.

I bet not even phones released next year will have the latest version of Android -____-. Plus the stupid carriers have too much power over the upgrades and all that...

I hate how phones have gotten these days, they really don't seem all that worth it at all.

Actually really... nothing satisfies me anymore... I am no longer surprised or Wowed at the things we have accomplished or have tried to do in the past 10 years. Its all kinda "Meh"
    
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All these new versions of Android and your new phone will NEVER EVER have the latest version.. yeah... there is something wrong with that picture there. So what if your tablet MIGHT be able to run it... The OS started on the phone.

You seem to have forgotten about the Nexus and GPe Phones rolleyes.gif
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All these new versions of Android and your new phone will NEVER EVER have the latest version.. yeah... there is something wrong with that picture there. So what if your tablet MIGHT be able to run it... The OS started on the phone.

You seem to have forgotten the Nexus and GPe Phones rolleyes.gif

Tell that to the Galaxy Nexus Owners on Verizon. The carriers can and still do get in the way, especially Verizon. Apple pressured all the carriers into staying out of their phones. I hold out hope that someday Google can work up the will to push the carriers completely out of the way for their nexus and Motorola phones. The other manufacturers are going to continue to do their own thing, since that is what differentiates them from stock android.
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Biggest priority needs to be lessening it's battery life appetite.....

Nothing running, no apps, no wifi, no gps, nothing but my Data connection going, and it'll eat away 20% battery in the morning due to "idling" processes -_-

Silly! Turn of your Data! That's the number one battery killer- on ANY mobile.

I use "Tasker" to disable data and connect to wifi networks at work / home. My HTC One will last 2-3 days- regular web surfing/email checking and occasional gaming.
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So are they suggesting we should take a break from Android?

Oh you!
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Doubt it's Kit Kat. Seems stupid to pay for the name just to label a new OS version release with it. It'll likely be Key Lime Pie, as has always been predicted.

Edit: Guess I'm wrong, it's not a rumor anymore. http://www.android.com/kitkat/
Nestly probably paid them for advertisement smile.gif Or my granma is awesome biggrin.gif
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So are they suggesting we should take a break from Android?

Oh you!
And eat some rotten, already bitten Apples?
Edited by Domino - 9/3/13 at 4:17pm
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