2015 Google I/O Live Stream: 3 Things Viewers Need to Know

Android M is expected to make an appearance in the Google I/O keynote.

*+-This is what you need to know to watch a 2015 Google I/O live stream where we may see Google announce a new Nexus 2015 smartphone, Android M and other details about the future of Android and Google services. Although Android M and a new Nexus 2015 garner most of the attention there is also […]

Nexus Android M Release: 7 Things to Know Right Now

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*+-In the buildup to Google I/O 2015 we’ve heard a ton of rumors about Android M, a successor for last year’s Android L update now known as Android 5.0 Lollipop. With just a day to go before the start of the Google I/O 2015 keynote, we take a look at everything we know about the Nexus […]

Chromebooks Will Soon Run Android Apps

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*+-At Google I/O this week Google announced some important changes to the upstart operating system at the heart of the Chromebook and Chromebox, changes that include a closer tie between Android and ChromeOS. People using a Chromebook laptop or a Chromebox desktop system will now be able to run Android apps and get notifications from an Android phone on […]

Android L Release Hands-on Video: What’s New

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*+-Google surprised everyone this week when they not only revealed parts and changes in the next version of Android, dubbed the L release, but they released an early developer preview. Giving users a chance to see the next version of Android before it’s released later this fall. At the annual Google I/O Developer event this […]

How to Watch the Google I/O 2014 Livestream

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*+-Google’s annual developer conference kicks off today in San Francisco, where the company is expected to have a slew of new announcements, show off its latest technology, and give us a glimpse of Android 4.5 or 5.0 before releasing it later this year. Google I/O takes place over the course of two fun-filled days full […]

New Android Update Confirmed for Google I/O Reveal

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*+-With Google I/O officially set to kick off tomorrow morning at 9 AM, Sundar Pichai, Google’s man in charge of Android just revealed some extremely important information a day early. In a massive interview with Bloomberg full of information about his rise with Google, Pichai confirmed the next version of Android “L” will be previewed tomorrow. […]

Google I/O 2014: 5 Things We Expect

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*+-Bright and early tomorrow morning Google kicks off its annual developer event, Google I/O, where the company is expected to show off not only Android Wear and Google Glass, but tons of other changes to its entire ecosystem. Everything from Android, Google+, Chrome OS, the Chromecast and more will all share the center of attention. […]

7 Exciting Nexus 8 Rumors

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*+-In the buildup to Google I/O 2014, we’ve heard quite a bit about a supposed Nexus 8 release that could perhaps join, or replace, the current Nexus 7 on the Google Play Store. While nothing is official, there are a number of exciting Nexus 8 rumors swirling around and here, we want to take a […]

Google’s Project Tango Tablet: 3D Mapping of the Creepy Line

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*+-Advanced vision, 3D cameras and displays, Google Glass, virtual reality: the tech world seems obsessed with viewing a future that is all about what we see through lenses and sensors these days. The technology behind these innovations is very impressive and continues to bring the world of science fiction closer to reality. But are there […]

Google I/O 2014 Date Set for June 25-26

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*+-Every year Google gathers thousands of developers, gamers, and Android enthusiasts for one major event, known as Google I/O, and today we’ve learned when we can expect it to kick off in 2014. Google’s man in charge of Android, Sundar Pichai, confirmed today that the annual Google I/O developer event will take place this year […]

Google I/O 2013 in Pictures

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*+-Google I/O 2013 was a feast for the eyes. While much of the news coming out of the conference was focused on Google’s virtual wares, Google had an impressive array of physical products, promos and demos on display. Google’s gone far beyond beyond organizing information on our computer screens. As you can see in the […]

5 Things Microsoft Can Learn from Google I/O

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*+-To say that Google brought their ‘A’ game to this year’s Google I/O conference wouldn’t do it justice. The company unleashed a dizzying array of revamped products including a Google Maps application that finally introduces the dynamic routing algorithms we’d seen in other navigation applications, and tools that will allow users to get their hands […]

Why It Made Sense for Google to Not Announce Android 4.3 at I/O

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*+-Ahead of Google I/O, there were many rumors that Google would utilize its developer conference to set the stage to introduce the next version of the Android 4.3 operating system. Originally believed to be Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie, it was later believed closer to the conference that the OS update would be Android 4.3, […]

Google Makes Sending Money as Easy as Attaching a File

With Send Money in Gmail, users can send money with Google Wallet right from Gmail.

*+-Soon you’ll be able to attach money to an email just like a photo or file thanks to Send Money in Gmail, a new Google Wallet feature that rolled out to Google I/O attendees and will soon hit other Gmail users. With the new Send Money in Gmail feature, users just click on the attachment […]

Nexus 7 2: 5 Things to Know

The Nexus 7 2 release date looks good for the end of July.

*+-At Google I/O 2013, Google was expected to debut a new Nexus 7 tablet, a new Nexus 7 presumably called the Nexus 7 2, to take the place of the Nexus 7 and battle not only the iPad mini but its likely successor, the iPad mini 2. That launch of course did not occur, leaving […]

Nexus 7 2, Nexus 4 & Android 4.3 Update MIA

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*+-While some Google I/O rumors were proven to be true others fell flat, namely the rumored Nexus 7 2 tablet, the white Nexus 4 and the Nexus 4 LTE with 32GB of storage space and a new Android update being three of the big name products that skipped this year’s Google I/O in favor of […]

New Google Tech Will Help Users Save on Mobile Data Plans

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*+-At Google I/O 2013 Google announced some new multimedia codecs that will potentially save users bandwidth and help them stay under their data allowance from their mobile carrier. The new formats for both video and images take up fewer bytes and stream faster, even on slower speeds. The new image compression technology comes with the […]

Google Play for Education Brings Apps to Educators

Google Play for Education will make it easier for educators to push apps to students.

*+-Today at Google I/O 2013 Google announced Google Apps for Education, a Google Play Store solution for teachers and educators that makes it easier to push apps to kids and expand education on tablets. With the new Google Play for Education solution teachers and administrators can quickly push apps to tablets and devices to student […]

Overhauled Google Maps Leaks Again Before Google I/O

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*+-A new pre-Google I/O leak gives more details on a Google Maps overhaul that Google may introduce at Google I/O later today. The new leak looks very similar to the previous Google Maps overhaul leak with a bigger emphasis placed on the Maps themselves with floating UI elements instead of static sidebars. This leak, however, […]

How to Watch the Google I/O Keynote and Sessions From Home

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*+-Though Google I/O tickets had quickly sold out on the day they were made available for purchase, Android and Google fans who cannot make it to San Francisco, California or were not able to grab tickets can still catch all the fun and excitement. Google will be live streaming the Google I/O keynote and sessions […]