Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The new version of Android will be called KitKat - Forbes Russia

next version of the Android mobile platform from Google, Android 4.4, will be called KitKat, reported on the Android page in Google+. As Google explained that KitKat chocolate has long been a favorite team sweetness Android, so before the release of the new version, they have turned to the producer of chocolates with a proposal to provide a name for a future version of the operating system.

The report also notes that in the near future will be a limited edition chocolate KitKat, which buyers will be able to win a new tablet Nexus 7.

Senior Vice President, Google Sundar Pichai in a blog post on Google+ on Tuesday posted a photo sculpture Android robot mascot in the form of a chocolate bar KitKat, installed on the lawn at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. Pichai also said that to date, the number of activated Android-devices in the world surpassed 1 billion in May 2013 Google reported the activation of 900 million devices based on the platform Android.

Chocolate brand KitKat release The Hershey Company in the United States and the Swiss group Nestlé in other countries.

Such cooperation can be seen as a marketing tool for the manufacturer of food and tea, says BBC. But the director of Google’s Android business development John Lagerling said that none of the other companies do not pay for your cooperation. According to him, Google just decided to do something “fun and unexpected».

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