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Google To Announce Spotify-Like Streaming Service At Google I/O [Report] Google To Announce Spotify-Like Streaming Service At Google I/O [Report]

In his first interview since taking over as Android boss, Google’s Sundar Pichai said that the company wouldn’t be showing any new hardware or software at Google I/O. He didn’t say anything about updates to existing software though. The Verge …

Google Gets A Gaming Backbone

Taking cues from Apple’s Game Center (which in turn likely took cues from Microsoft’s Xbox), Google appears to be adding a system-level gaming service to its Android operating system. Leaked late last week, the Google Play Games service, rumored to …

Don’t Expect Any Hardware Announcements At Google I/O Don’t Expect Any Hardware Announcements At Google I/O

People are expecting big things out of this year’s Google I/O. Last year’s conference introduced the world to Glass, the Nexus 7 and the ill-fated Nexus Q. What could Google possibly do to top that? It seems that they aren’t …

Google Maps Is Probably About To Look Like This. Improvement? Google Maps Is Probably About To Look Like This. Improvement?
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Google could be getting ready to unleash a massive redesign for one of its most beloved products – Google Maps. While reports are unconfirmed, it’s looking like the company may soon implement some major changes. Do you think Google Maps …

Google I/O 2013 Session Schedule Is Now Live Google I/O 2013 Session Schedule Is Now Live
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Google I/O must be somewhat overwhelming for some developers. There’s a lot of ground to cover and you can only attend so many sessions in a day. That’s why a tight schedule is of the utmost importance so you better …

Facebook Will Have Quite The Presence At Google I/O Facebook Will Have Quite The Presence At Google I/O
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Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg said that Google and Facebook weren’t talking much. The two seem to be getting closer thanks to Android, though, and that catalyst will be bringing Facebook to Google I/O in May. Facebook announced this week …

Next-Generation Nexus 7 May Drop Nvidia For Qualcomm [Rumor] Next-Generation Nexus 7 May Drop Nvidia For Qualcomm [Rumor]

Rumors have been building for a while now that Google will be introducing a new Nexus 7 this year. It will reportedly launch in May and feature a full HD display. Beyond that, we don’t know much else about the …

Here’s What Google Had To Say About Affiliate Links At Google I/O Here’s What Google Had To Say About Affiliate Links At Google I/O
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There weren’t a lot of SEO-related sessions at Google I/O, but affiliate programs often come up in the SEO equation, and Google did happen to have a session about automating the use of affiliate links to monetize your web site. …

Here’s How To Market Your App For Google Play Here’s How To Market Your App For Google Play
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Just because you didn’t attend Google I/O, you don’t have to miss out on some of the helpful education from Googlers. The company has posted a plethora of developer sessions online for you to watch any time you want. Even …

This Video Will Get You Started Developing With The Google+ History API This Video Will Get You Started Developing With The Google+ History API
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While it may not have been one of the most talked-about announcements from Google I/O, the Google+ History API could end up being one of the most significant for the company. It’s been described as Google+’s answer to Facebook’s frictionless …

These 3 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Developing For Google Drive These 3 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Developing For Google Drive
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Google had a handful of sessions about developing for Google Drive at Google I/O last week. Luckily for those who were unable to attend the event, Google has posted many of the sessions online for you to view at your …

These Five YouTube And Google TV Videos May Help You Win A Living Room Audience These Five YouTube And Google TV Videos May Help You Win A Living Room Audience
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Google has posted many sessions from Google I/O, its annual developers conference held last week. I’ve pulled out a few that may help you broaden your audience, as far as attracting people watching their televisions, whether that be for your …

If You Really Want To Learn About Google Compute Engine, These 2 Videos Should Be A Great Start If You Really Want To Learn About Google Compute Engine, These 2 Videos Should Be A Great Start
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At Google I/O last week, Google revealed Google Compute Engine, which has been described as App Engine on steroids. Google may be giving Amazon Web Services a run for its money. It might be a good time to start learning …

Google Schools You On Making Your Web Apps More Accessible Google Schools You On Making Your Web Apps More Accessible
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Google has posted numerous sessions from Google I/O on YouTube. This one looks specifically at making your web apps more accessible: The sessions starts with testing for accessibility, followed by advanced screen reader accessibility, then ChromeVox extensions, and APIs for …

Google Wants You to Get in Touch with Your YouTube Community Google Wants You to Get in Touch with Your YouTube Community
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Despite YouTube being the Mordor of online discourse, you may actually want to engage with that community from time to time. It’s not all bad, just 99.45% bad. If you actually feel daring enough to invite the YouTube community to …

Developers Get New Google Wallet Pricing Developers Get New Google Wallet Pricing
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Google has made some changes to the Google Wallet for Digital Goods API (formerly known as the In-App Payments API): new pricing and subscriptions. “First, we’ve heard feedback from developers that 5% transaction fees are great for microtransactions but not …

Developing For Chrome? You Don’t Want To Miss These Tips From Google Developing For Chrome? You Don’t Want To Miss These Tips From Google

Google I/O took place last week, as you may know, but it sold out quickly, and many developers were unable to attend. That doesn’t mean you can’t learn a lot from the event, however. If you’re a Chrome developer, you …

These 5 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Google App Engine These 5 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Google App Engine

Google has been posting all of its Google I/O sessions online for all to view. This should prove helpful if you did not attend, or if you did attend, and want to playback certain parts again. Either way, if App …

See How Google Maps Keeps the World from Being Crappier See How Google Maps Keeps the World from Being Crappier

The over-brains behind Google Maps regularly get together with non-profit organizations to make maps that help those groups further their mission and hopefully make the world a more convenient place to live. Just this year, Google Maps has partnered with …

Android Developers Should Check Out These 10 Videos Android Developers Should Check Out These 10 Videos

Google I/O may be over, but Google has left plenty of educational content from the event on the web for developers to learn from for the rest of eternity. Obviously, many of the sessions at Google I/O were specific to …

Google Maps API Luminaries Serve Some Golden Eggs of Developer Help Google Maps API Luminaries Serve Some Golden Eggs of Developer Help

Since the Google Maps API became available for developers with a cartographical itch, digital cartographers have been putting their imaginations to impressive use with the designs they’ve come up with. One of the most prominent themes during the Google I/O …