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November 28, 2011

Google moves Google I/O 2012 to June 27, extends it to three days

The search monster’s developer conference dubbed Google I/O has been a runaway success this year, bringing us a series of major product announcements ranging from Chromebooks and the new version of the Chrome browser to Ice Cream Sandwich news and Honeycomb tablet software. Google last month said Google I/O 2012 will be running from April […]

May 11, 2011

Chromebooks arriving June 15 from $349

Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Chrome, has just announced two cool Chrome notebooks up on stage here at Google I/O 2011. He used a new word to describe them – Chromebooks. Add that to your vocabulary, I have a feeling we’re gonna use it a lot moving forward. Samsung’s 12.1-inch Chromebook, shown above, has […]

Angry Birds hits Chrome Web Store (yes, it's free)

(Cross-posted on Here at San Francisco’s Moscone West, the Google I/O 2011 keynote has just wrapped up. Being their most important annual pilgrimage for developers, the show is a launchpad for important new products and announcements. For some people, the biggest news is that popular Angry Birds franchise is now available for the most […]

600,000 people watched yesterday's keynote stream, tune in to Day Two Keynote now

In addition to a whopping 160 million Chrome downloads so far, up from 70 million a year earlier, Google shared some interesting stats related to their live video feed of the keynote. Yesterday’s keynote had been viewed by 60,00 simultaneous users, topping 600,000 people at its peek. Currently, Day Two Keynote is underway. You can […]

May 10, 2011

Google I/O 2011: Day one summary

If you missed big announcements from today’s Google I/O 2011 keynote, don’t sweat – here’s your recap of key takeaways. Google executives first touted 100 million Android activations so far and about 400,000 new devices being activated each day. Other mind-boggling stats include 200,000 free and paid applications on Android Market and 4.5 billion downloads […]

Rewatch the countdown to Google I/O 2011

Google this morning kickstarted its annual I/O developer conference with a keynote full of surprises. Prior to that 9am presentation, however, the company was running a nice teaser over at the official Google I/O page. Thanks to some HTML5 magic, visitors could marvel at a dot-matrix display counting down the remaining hours, minutes and seconds. […]

Google: Hey Apple, Android is eating your lunch

When Google’s senior vice president of engineering Vic Gundotra put up a slide during the morning keynote speech at Google I/O 2011 developer conference, the crowd of developers erupted into thunderous applause. You could have almost felt there was something in the air and you needn’t be a rocket scientist in order to figure out […]

Google I/O keynote begins, tune in to live stream now

Google’s annual pilgrimage for developers at San Francisco’s Moscone West Convention Center has just begun with a keynote at 9am Pacific Time. If you aren’t among the lucky few that managed to book tickets online (they sold out in 59 minutes), chances are you’ll be keeping tabs on key announcements from your home or work. […]

May 9, 2011

Set your alarm: Google I/O 2011 kicks off tomorrow

Google’s annual developer conference is due tomorrow, May 9, 2001 in San Francisco at 9am Pacific Time. In the run-up to the event the company has created a nice web-based timer clock at the official conference site, sporting a cool dot-matrix display that counts down the remaining hours, minutes and seconds until the event. With each […]

May 11, 2011

At Google I/O, everybody uses Mac notebooks (even Google)

(Cross-posted on Just sayin’… It’s a familiar scene. MacBook-toting journalists, bloggers and guests providing Apple with omnipresence and free advertising at rivals’ events, thanks in large part to the glowing Apple logo on the well-designed notebook family. Who knows, this time next year some of these folks might carry around machines with the Google […]

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