May 24

Here’s just what 9to5Google readers think was the best product announced at I/O 2022

Google I/O 2022 threw up a ton of interesting product announcements, which is why we asked you – 9to5Google readers – just what you think was the best unveiling. Here’s just what you had to say.

May 16

Google gives I/O 2022 attendees free year of domain registration, opens feedback survey

With I/O 2022 now over, Google is asking virtual attendees for feedback on the developer conference, while also offering them equally virtual swag.

May 14

Google closes I/O 2022 with delightful ‘Playground’ sound toy for making chill beats

Google announced I/O 2022 with an SVD puzzle revealing the conference dates, and it’s now ending it with Playground, a “sound toy” that lets you “create your own Euclidean rhythms and melodies.”

May 10

Google I/O Pinball is a fun free game to celebrate Android, Chrome, Flutter, and Firebase

Ahead of Google I/O this week, the company has prepared a free online pinball game featuring the mascots of Android, Chrome, Flutter, and Firebase.

What potential Google I/O 2022 hardware product launch are you most excited for? [Poll]

Google’s annual I/O developer conference doesn’t just include new software-related announcements, a new wave of Made by Google hardware products is also expected to launch. So we want to know what you’re most excited about.

May 11

Here’s just what I/O product launch 9to5Google readers are most excited for

Google I/O is set to start today, and we’re expecting a number of announcements including — hopefully — the launch of some brand-new hardware products in the Pixel series. Here’s what you told us you’re looking forward to most.

Android 13 will let you copy and paste across all of your connected devices

Android 13 is full of new features and improvements that really fall into the quality-of-life category. One of these new features is cross-device copy and paste on Android 13. Simply copy something on one device, share it with the other, and paste it anywhere you want.

April 15

Binary, music theory, tennis: How to solve the Google I/O 2022 teaser puzzle

Ahead of the announcement of Google I/O 2022, the company launched a special (and quite difficult!) puzzle to tease the conference. Get your thinking caps on because we’re going to dive into this puzzle and its solutions.

February 22, 2017

You can now apply for a ticket for Google I/O 2017, applications open until Feb 27

The Google Developers Twitter account has announced that applications for Google I/O 2017 are now open. You can apply for a ticket (like previous years, it’s going to be a matter of winning a drawing to see if you’ll actually be able to buy a ticket) between now and February 27th at 5PM PST. Results for […]

May 21, 2016

This week’s top stories [Google I/O Edition]: Android N Preview 3, Daydream, Play Store on Chrome, Assistant, apps & more

In this week’s top stories we round up all of our coverage from Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference where it also took the wraps off a number of upcoming hardware and software products. Android N Developer Preview 3, the Play Store comes to Chrome, Google Assistant, the new Daydream VR platform and much, […]

May 12, 2016

Report: Google will show off plans to tap Tango for interior 3D mapping & VR apps at I/O

Google is planning on tapping into its Project Tango technology to offer superior interior 3D mapping of buildings and a new revenue stream through virtual reality apps using the platform, Bloomberg reports.

May 28, 2015

Google Play Store getting custom landing pages, smarter search, and A/B testing

Besides improvements in surfacing family-friendly content, Google’s Play Store is getting a couple updates that developers in particular should be happy about, which we learned about today at the company’s I/O conference.

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 27, 2014

Google sponsoring “thousands” of women with vouchers for coding lessons

If you’re a woman in the tech industry and interested in learning coding, you can now apply to Google for vouchers for online lessons from c<>de school. The initiative follows Google publishing a diversity report showing that only 30 percent of its employees are women, the company stating that this is “miles from where we want […]

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 […]

Google Drive hits 190 million 30-day active users

Along with all of the other numbers and company updates Sundar Pichai shared today, he also just announced during the enterprise portion of the event that Google has now hit 190 million Google Drive users. That’s thanks to strong growth among enterprise customers and includes only active users over a 30-day period. The announcement comes alongside new features announced for the Drive suite of apps across devices.

More stats and numbers from Google’s I/O Keynote today are here.

New press render shows what could be the Moto X+1, possibly to be unveiled at I/O

We’ve been hearing quite a bit  recently about the upcoming Moto X+1, which is expected to be Motorola’s next flagship smartphone. Now, 9to5Google has received what appears to be a promotional render for what is said to be that device from a source we consider reliable. While a lot of information has already been leaked […]

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 […]

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