The Google Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat are less than a week away, according to new rumours. Word on the street is that the new phone and next Android update explode onto the scene together on 15 October — next Tuesday. That date comes from whispers around the campfire at Google Launchpad, a fortnight-long event run by the Big G for helping start-ups to develop their business. At the event, developers have been served lashings of Key Lime Pie — the planned name for the next update — and KitKat bars — which lent their name to the update at the last minute. The new 5-inch Nexus smart phone will be revealed by Google very soon, but the actual release date when you can buy the thing remains to be seen. The price is rumoured to be south of £250 in Europe, but the final price tag is yet to be confirmed.