Google I/O 2013 Stories May 15, 2013

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. expand full story

Google I/O 2013 Stories May 9, 2013

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 for livestreams – NEW! Automatic WiFi setup for attendees – NEW! Off-site attendee mode for livestream-only viewers – Use Google+ for login – Support for viewing Office Hours sessions – Improved support for devices with RTL locales
Additionally Google reminds us that if we can’t make it to Moscone, they’re streaming everything so stop complaining about not getting a ticket. expand full story

Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

Google I/O 2013 Stories March 6, 2013

After recently posting its I/O registration page to announce that registration for its annual I/O developers conference will open on March 13, Google today posted some more information about the upcoming event. In a blog post on the Google Developers Blog, Google noted that it has updated the I/O 2013 site with new info on registering, travel, events, and FAQs. It is has also posted information about the addition of subsidized childcare options at this year’s event.

Google’s updated I/O site includes a “Travel” section with a Google map for navigating to Moscone West in San Francisco, an “About” section with info on events such as the keynote and developer sessions, and a help page with FAQs. Something new at Google I/O this year is childcare:

We are excited to announce that this year Google I/O will offer nearby child care to conference attendees at a subsidized cost. When completing your registration form, please indicate if you are interested in child care services and, if so, tell us the number of children you want to have cared for. Once registration closes, we will contact you to gather more information and provide specific details on child care.

Google once again provided some tips for registration and outlined details specific to academic and international attendees: expand full story

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