Android 4.4 KitKat tweets hint at Oct. 28 launch
Two pictures shared by @KitKat on Twitter suggest Google will launch the operating system on October 28.
A Twitter page for Kit Kat,, seems to indicate the will be available later this month.
The Twitter page @KitKat on Tuesday posted an image of an Android logo in full Kit Kat chocolate with the title "Everybody dance now." Earlier on Wednesday, the same Twitter feed posted an image featuring Kit Kats that spell out "This is it."
At first glance, such images might not matter. However, eagle-eyed observers noticed that the first image seems to relate to the song "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" by C+C Music Factory. The band was originally named The 28th Street Crew. In addition, "This Is It" is a Michael Jackson movie that was released on October 28, 2009.
Those two clues have set the Web abuzz with speculation that Android 4.4 KitKat will be launching on October 28.
Rumors have been Nexus 5. The latest rumors suggest the platform and device will be available at the end of the month.for months. Some details have leaked onto the Web, but Google has so far said only that the platform will "make an amazing Android experience available for everybody." The operating system is expected to launch in conjunction with the
Late October appears to be the go-to for Google. Last year, the company announced theon October 29.