Google I/O Stories May 21
One task for Google in 2021 is making I/O more than just a developer conference that strictly takes place over video livestreams. Google’s answer is a “virtual event experience” and digital space called I/O Adventure.
Google I/O Stories May 19
Google hits the highlights of its I/O keynote in official 9-minute recap [Video]
Yesterday’s Google I/O keynote was over two hours long, but it went by quickly thanks to the deluge of news the company threw out to the public. If you missed the keynote or just didn’t have time to watch the entire thing, Google has a recap of its I/O 2021 keynote that hits the highlights in just nine minutes.
Google I/O Stories May 18
After skipping last year, Google I/O is back in 2021 as a free, virtual event that anybody can watch through YouTube. The developer conference starts with a keynote at 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 18 and runs until Thursday, May 20.
Google I/O Stories May 17
We’re just hours away from Google I/O 2021’s big keynote, and there’s a whole lot to be excited for this year. While most announcements are left in mystery, we can expect announcements for a ton of Google’s consumer-facing products. What are you most excited for?
Ahead of I/O, Google sent out swag to attendees who won tickets for last year’s canceled developer conference. The box includes a Google I/O 2021 sweatshirt that happens to include an Easter egg to a mystery date/time tomorrow.
At the start of this week, Google’s developer mascots on Twitter teased a “special surprise” at I/O. The company revealed this morning that there will be a Google I/O Photo Booth to take virtual selfies with Dash, Sparky, Dino, and Android.
[Update: Other pins] Google sending out I/O 2021 swag to some developers [Gallery]
While I/O is virtual for 2021, Google is still sending attendees some developer conference swag in the form of a sweatshirt and delightful pins.
Google I/O Stories May 10
While I/O is predominantly a developer conference, the kickoff keynote is Google’s biggest opportunity every year to show off new consumer services and products. After skipping a year, Google I/O is back for 2021. Here’s our preview of what we expect the company to show off next Tuesday.
Google I/O Stories April 28
Google I/O Stories April 14
Google I/O 2021 homepage gets a countdown and Breakout easter egg
One week ago, Google announced its developer conference with an elaborate “punchcard” puzzle to reveal the dates and free, virtual nature. The Google I/O 2021 homepage has now been updated with a countdown and game to pass the time.
Google I/O Stories April 7
You can now register for Google I/O 2021, gaining access to workshops, Q&As, more
This morning, it was revealed — through an elaborate series of puzzles — that Google I/O 2021 will take place in the middle of May. With the dates now confirmed, you can now register for Google I/O 2021, allowing you to participate in the event’s workshops, Q&As, and more.
Google I/O Stories March 20, 2020
Google I/O Stories March 3, 2020
Following a string of other tech cancellations in recent days, Google just announced that it will not host an in-person I/O 2020 over coronavirus concerns. The company is looking into an alternative format.
Google I/O Stories February 26, 2020
Google I/O Stories February 20, 2020
In addition to opening ticket applications, Google today provided more details about its annual developer conference. This year, Google is going into depth about sustainability efforts at I/O 2020. Covering transport, construction, and food, the goal is to move to a “zero-waste, net-zero emissions model.”
Google I/O Stories January 27, 2020
Google I/O Stories January 23, 2020
Google I/O Stories May 9, 2019
Every year at Google I/O, the community is treated to a “Fireside Chat” where developers can directly ask questions to the Android team and have them answered clearly and honestly. This year, the Android Fireside Chat closed out I/O 2019 and offered candid insight on the future of Wear OS, Fuchsia, and foldable devices.
Google I/O Stories May 7, 2019
Developers likely know all too well the struggle of having to create and maintain a consistent experience between mobile, desktop and web apps. Flutter has already bridged the gap between Android and iOS development, but now Flutter is expanding to the web, desktop and more, growing closer to the “write once, run anywhere” dream.
Google I/O Stories May 6, 2019
Google I/O 2019 is upon us! If years past are any indication, the annual developer event in Mountain View, California is set to bring us the latest in Android, Google Assistant, Google Maps, AR initiatives, YouTube, and much, much more. This year is particularly notable, though, because we’re expecting some new developments from the hardware side of things too…
What are you most excited for at Google I/O 2019? [Poll]
Tomorrow kicks off Google I/O 2019 and there’s a ton we’re expecting from the event. From hardware launches to fresh details on Android Q and so much more, it’s going to a busy day. With everything that’s going on, the question begs to be asked, what are you most excited for at Google I/O 2019?
Google I/O Stories May 3, 2019
Google I/O Stories May 2, 2019
With Google I/O just 13 days away, the developer conference’s companion app has been updated for the 2019 edition. Available on Android, the Google I/O 2019 app will deliver alerts and provide directions for attendees, as well as a schedule with livestream links.
Google I/O Stories March 27, 2019
Google I/O Stories March 18, 2019
Google previews I/O 2019 schedule and tracks, including new ‘Gaming’ focus
Last month, Google began notifying winners of the I/O 2019 ticket drawing. With the annual developer conference kicking off in under two months, Google is now giving attendees (and livestreamers) a preview of upcoming sessions. This includes a whole new “Gaming” track, with the full listing available next week.
Google I/O Stories February 28, 2019
Google I/O Stories February 21, 2019
Google I/O Stories January 28, 2019
Google announced I/O 2019 via the annual cryptic puzzle last Friday, with Sundar Pichai later confirming that it will be held at the Shoreline Amphitheatre right next to the Googleplex from May 7-9. The I/O site was updated today for 2019 to note when the ticket application period begins.
Google I/O Stories January 25, 2019
For the fourth time since 2016, Google I/O will be held at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California this year. Google I/O 2019 will take place May 7-9, if strings of code part of the Google I/O 2019 puzzle are to be believed (they are).
Google I/O 2019 is right around the corner, and just like clockwork, Google is back again with a series of cryptic puzzles that will likely reveal initial details about the event (namely, its dates and location).
Google I/O Stories August 18, 2017
Google releases source code for Google I/O 2017 app
Google has been releasing the source code for its annual I/O app releases for quite a while now, and today marks that release for this year’s Google I/O 2017 app.
Android Wear has been a rollercoaster of emotions for Google fans. The initial teasers showing the Moto 360’s beautiful circular display pretty much gave butterflies to green robot fans everywhere, but since, the platform, and smartwatches in general, have struggled to live up to their promise. Even with awesome new hardware, lots of people just don’t wear their Wear anymore. But what about Googlers?
Google I/O Stories May 17, 2017
Google I/O 2017 roundup: Here’s everything Google announced this year [Updating]
Google I/O 2017 has been surprisingly chock-full of announcements this year, to say the least. The overarching theme is definitely artificial intelligence and how that tech is manifesting itself in Google Assistant. But there have been plenty of announcements surrounding all of Google’s several ecosystems — from Android, to Daydream, to services like Google Photos and Gmail.
Google I/O Stories February 22, 2017
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 the lottery will be announced on February 28th…
Google I/O Stories May 21, 2016
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, much more. expand full story
Google I/O Stories May 19, 2016
At Google I/O‘s keynote yesterday, one of the highlights of the final unveiling of Android N was all about Virtual Reality. While no “Android VR” headset was announced, the search giant introduced Daydream, a VR platform that will be available within Android N.
According to Clay Bavor, which debuted Daydream on stage, as many as eight big-name partners are already onboard: Samsung, HTC, LG, Xiaomi, ZTE, Asus, Alcatel and Huawei, and today, the latter OEM is giving us some more information about its integration with Google’s VR vision…
Google I/O Stories May 18, 2016
‘Playbook by Google Play’ app is Google’s new resource for app devs
Alongside all of the Google I/O announcements today, Google announced a new resource for app developers in the form of the new ‘Playbook by Google Play’ app available in beta now.
Google shared some updates on company stats today while kicking off its Google I/O developer conference including updates on Chromecast, active users, new Android phones, Google Play installs and more.
In addition to showing off its new chatbot-style Google Assistant, Amazon Echo-like Google Home device, new Allo and Duo messaging apps, and Daydream VR platform, the company also announced 25 million Chromecasts sold, 200 million Google Photos users, 600 new Android phones launched over the last year, and 65B Google Play installs.
Head below for the roundup of all the numbers Google announced during I/O today and check back for more as the event unfolds.
First Android N beta to be released by Google later today
While the final build is not yet ready, and will come towards the end of the summer, the company is today releasing a third preview that finally qualifies as “beta”…
Google I/O Stories May 17, 2016
Google I/O Stories May 16, 2016
A couple of months ago, Google launched an Android Experiments competition. Three winners would win a trip to this year’s Google I/O conference, including a $5,000 budget towards lodging and food, while five runners-up would each receive a Nexus 6P. Google has now announced who those winners are, and updated its Experiments page with the winning projects…
Google I/O Stories May 13, 2016
References to the previously-rumored Android VR headset have been found in the Android Developer Console, suggesting the device’s launch is indeed imminent. Developers logging in to the tool are now seeing an option for Android VR appear alongside the pre-existing Android Auto, Android TV and Android Wear options.