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May 19, 2015

Google Cardboard engineer hints at next-step virtual reality announcement at Google I/O

Rumors that Google has big plans for virtual reality seem to be gathering pace. After yesterday learning that the lead designer of Google Search is now heading up Google Cardboard, another engineer believed to be working on the projected has hinted at an announcement at Google I/O … 

March 1, 2015

Amid turbulence, Google Plus loses its latest leader – Horowitz again takes over

TechCrunch: …confirmed with Google, that David Besbris [above] has left his role as the head of the company’s social and identity product. He has been replaced by Bradley Horowitz, a longtime VP of product for Google+. Google Plus seems to be in tumult and it sounds like it is being dismantled for its good parts including […]

June 26, 2014

Google announces LG building Project Tango tablet for 2015 release

During a session at its I/O developer conference today, Google announced that it’s partnering with LG to build a tablet that’s part of its Project Tango program to release to consumers next year. Google earlier this month announced that it was releasing a prototype Tango tablet, but only for developers. The version made by LG […]

June 25, 2014

Observations from Google I/O 2014: The Sundar Pichai Show

There is both a lot happening at this year’s Google I/O and very little, depending where you look.  Obviously, if you are a developer who builds Android and even web apps, you are a kid in a candy store. If you are looking for new hardware, there isn’t much that wasn’t out there already.  Neither […]

June 23, 2014

Alleged early screenshots of the “L version of Android leak

Reddit user Doopl has come across two screenshots of what appears to be the “L” release of Android. The screenshots come via the Chromium Issue Tracker, which has been the source of leaks many times in the past. The images show a Google login dialog box that looks entirely different than what you’ll currently see […]

June 11, 2014

Google I/O 2014 Android app now available, keynote and session streams supported

Google I/O 2014 is set to kick off on June 25th and in preparation for the event, Google has released its official app for I/O. The app allows you to easily and quickly view the conference agenda with details such as topics, speakers, and partners for each event. You can also add events to your […]

June 5, 2014

Google announces Project Tango prototype tablet, coming later this year for $1024

Google has just announced a official development kit for its Project Tango. The tablet is incredibly powerful, packing an NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor and 4GB of RAM. It’s also got 128GB of storage under the hood. There’s also all kinds of sensors, insulting motion tracking cameras, integrated depth sending, and LTE. There are three cameras […]

April 21, 2014

Supposed redesigned Dialer app leaked in tweet from Google

While handling some customer support, the Google Nexus Twitter account has apparently tweeted out a screenshot of a redesigned Dialer app by accident. The interface does not look all that different. The most noticeable change is that the action bar at the top of the interface blue in the leaked screenshot, whereas it is gray […]

April 17, 2014

Google reportedly holding an internet scavenger hunt that guarantees a shot at I/O tickets

With Google I/O 2014, Google switched to a lottery-based system for selling tickets. This means that anyone can register for a spot in the draw, but only a select number of people will get the opportunity to shell out $900 for a ticket. This, of course, means that no one is guaranteed entry into the […]

April 14, 2014

Reminder: Registration for Google I/O 2014 lottery opens tomorrow

Update: Registration for Google I/O 2014 is officially open! Google I/O 2014 registration was originally slated to begin last week, but in a post on Google+, the company announced that it was pushing the registration window back a week in order to further perfect the registration process. Registration for Google I/O 2014 will officially open […]

April 8, 2014

Google I/O registration pushed back by a week – reason unclear

Registration for Google’s I/O developer’s conference, originally due to open today, has been pushed back by a week, now opening on 15th April. Google hasn’t offered any explanation, though its brief statement suggests that a problem in the registration process has been spotted at the last minute … 

July 1, 2013

Asus rep reads exact same specs (except late July release) for next Nexus 7 as previous KGI report…coincidence?

A successor to the Nexus 7 was a no-show at Google I/O this year, but that doesn’t mean a V2.0 of the tablet isn’t coming soon. Back in May, we reported that according to a KGI analyst, Google was planning on announcing the Nexus 7 2 at I/O with a full 1900×1200 HD display, a lighter and […]

May 22, 2013

#IfIHadGlass winners will be getting invites for Glass headsets over the next few weeks

We're starting to send instructions to selected #ifihadglass applicants. Be sure to follow us so we can DM you. — Google Glass (@googleglass) May 22, 2013 We were told at I/O that Google would start sending #IfIhadglass invites out after I/O and now we have an announcement. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be slowly […]

May 15, 2013

Google I/O 2013 Keynote posted to Youtube

If you weren’t able to follow along live earlier today, Google’s just posted an archive of today’s event. So block out your next 4 hours or just skip to CEO Larry Page’s impromptu Q&A at the end like me.

Google announces Google Play game services coming to Android, iOS & web today

We knew from leaks in the weeks leading up to I/O that Google was planning some gaming related announcements and today the company has officially announced the service in a press release ahead of its Google I/O keynote taking place now. Not only will the service allow Android developers to build in real-time multiplayer, social […]

May 13, 2013

In wide-ranging interview, Google’s Sundar Pichai downplays Android/Chrome I/O announcements

I’m not going to lie, this is a bit depressing. Among other boilerplate-type of answers to good questions that Wired’s Steven Levey threw at him, Sundar Pinchai said: What can we expect from I/O this year? It’s going to be different. It’s not a time when we have much in the way of launches of […]

May 10, 2013

New Nexus 7 to have 1920×1200 pixel display, 5 megapixel camera, 8mm thickness, same $199 price?

Well-connected Analyst Mingchi Kuo from KGI securities is known for his often accurate predictions (timing notwithstanding) of upcoming Apple products.  He’s got a detailed report out today on the new Nexus 7 that he thinks will be announced at Google I/O and could ship as early as June or July in large numbers. Perhaps the […]

May 9, 2013

Google I/O 2013 App is live, lots of streams planned

You can now download at the Play Store with a lot of new features this year: – NEW! Scan attendee badges via NFC – NEW! Schedule changes are immediately synchronized between devices – NEW! Lock screen widget for viewing your agenda on the go – NEW! Vector-based maps with session info – NEW! Dedicated HDMI video output […]

April 10, 2013

Glass Explorer Edition set to ship next month as Google announces “Glass Collective” seed fund

When we heard reports late last month that Google might be planning to assemble its Google Glass headsets in the US, we also heard the company was preparing to make a ‘few thousand’ units of its Explorer Edition for contest winners and others receiving the opportunity to purchase the $1500 hardware. Today we get a […]

March 20, 2013

Motorola advisor Guy Kawasaki hints at rumored customizable hardware for upcoming smartphones

After joining Motorola as an advisor late last month, former long-time Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki appears to be dropping some big hints about the company’s upcoming plans in the smartphone space. In a post to his Google+ account (via DroidLife), Kawasaki posted a link to a video detailing customization options offered by Porsche and posing […]

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