Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Sep 2013 21:13 UTC
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Android is the operating system that powers over 1 billion smartphones and tablets. Since these devices make our lives so sweet, each Android version is 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!

Not a whole lot of information just yet. The page says "It's our goal with Android KitKat to make an amazing Android experience available for everybody", which could mean either a focus on lower-end, cheaper devices, improved support for more form factors such as laptops, or both.

As for the name - the BBC reports that Nestle is okay with Android using the KitKat name, and that no money is exchanging hands. A deal was reached within 24 hours.

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RE: Comment by Wafflez
by JAlexoid on Wed 4th Sep 2013 11:30 UTC in reply to "Comment by Wafflez"
JAlexoid
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2009-05-19

Because gay is good?

Why do people use gay as word to mean lesser/worse?

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RE[2]: Comment by Wafflez
by WereCatf on Wed 4th Sep 2013 11:52 in reply to "RE: Comment by Wafflez"
WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

Because gay is good?

Why do people use gay as word to mean lesser/worse?


Well, I use "hetero" to mean the same thing ;)

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RE[3]: Comment by Wafflez
by Soulbender on Thu 5th Sep 2013 06:12 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Wafflez"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

That's heterophobic ;)

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