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Google Play Gets Great New Features With Jelly Bean Google Play Gets Great New Features With Jelly Bean
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During today’s Google IO 2012 keynote, Google announced some amazing new stuff, including Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, complete with Project Butter, as well as the Nexus 7 tablet. In addition to the awesome new hardware and software, they also announced …

Search Gets A Lot More Interesting On Jellybean [Google I/O] Search Gets A Lot More Interesting On Jellybean [Google I/O]

Google announced the latest version of Android, Jellybean, today at Google I/O. Included are some search upgrades. There are three main search features new to the operating system: richer Knowledge Graph displays, better voice search (with what appears to be …

Sergey Brin At Google I/O Wearing Google Glasses Sergey Brin At Google I/O Wearing Google Glasses
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It’s Google’s day to shine with their developer event (Google I/O, of course) going on in San Francisco, and while people wait for Google to announce the next big thing to coming down their pipes, the fact that Sergey Brin …

Google I/O 2012: Jelly Bean’s Voice Search Is Siri With Some New Tricks Google I/O 2012: Jelly Bean’s Voice Search Is Siri With Some New Tricks
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It was only a matter of time before Google brought Siri-like functionality to Android. Today at Google I/O, Google showed off Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and its new search functionality. The search is powered by Google’s recently announced Knowledge Graph, …

Project Butter Makes Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Smooth As Silk Project Butter Makes Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Smooth As Silk

Google has just announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean during their Google I/O 2012 keynote. Jelly Bean brings a whole bunch of cool new features, including offline voice typing, improved handling of widgets on the Android home screen, and more. Jelly …

Guess How Many Android Devices Have Now Been Activated [Google I/O] Guess How Many Android Devices Have Now Been Activated [Google I/O]

Last year, Google announced that it had crossed a hundred million Android devices. Today, at Google I/O, the company announced that it has hit its latest milestone – 400 million devices activated. According to Hugo Barra (pictured), Director of Android …

An Early Photographic View Of Google I/O, Courtesy Of Google+ An Early Photographic View Of Google I/O, Courtesy Of Google+

Google has been pushing Google+ as a place for photography. It certainly helps that photographers flocked to the service pretty much as soon as it launched last year. Now, Google even has conferences for it. Naturally, as Google I/O, the …

Teach This Droid How To Dougie [Google I/O] Teach This Droid How To Dougie [Google I/O]

At Google I/O, MokiMobility has an Android that will perform various dance movies upon request. They’ve set up a site at MakeDroidDance.com, where you can request specific dances for the droid to perform. “So why are we doing this? Well, …

This Android-Powered Robot Dances And Keeps You Engaged On Twitter (Also Serves As An Adorable Speaker Dock) This Android-Powered Robot Dances And Keeps You Engaged On Twitter (Also Serves As An Adorable Speaker Dock)
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Atlanta robotics firm Tovbot will be showing off its Shimi (pronounced Shimmy) robot at the Google I/O after party on Wednesday. The robo, developed by Georgia Tech’s Center for Music Technology, is described as a “Robotic Musical Companion,” and it’s …

Google TV Announcement Coming At I/O This Week? Google TV Announcement Coming At I/O This Week?

Years ago Steve Jobs called the Apple TV a “hobby.” As hobbies go, though, this one has turned out to be pretty popular. Though not one of Apple’s best-selling products, the Apple TV has made quite a respectable showing, especially …

Google Releases New Live Blog Gadget Ahead of I/O Google Releases New Live Blog Gadget Ahead of I/O
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If you’re still trying to get all zipped up about Google I/O’s kick-off this Wednesday, Google has released a new tool that should not only help you keep track of events at the conference but also allows you customize a …

200 Google I/0 Speakers To Follow On Google+ 200 Google I/0 Speakers To Follow On Google+

Google’s annual developers conference, Google I/O, starts on Wednesday. Unfortunately, many will not be able to attend the sold event taking place in San Francisco. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t follow along. Google will be livestreaming the keynotes, …

[Update] Google I/O App Outs Pinterest For Android [Update] Google I/O App Outs Pinterest For Android

Update: A Pinterest spokesperson sent us this statement: “We’re excited about the Android platform and are working hard on building a great app. However, we don’t have plans to announce anything @ I/O.” They’re still going to be there according …

Google Tablet Details Leak Ahead Of Google I/O Google Tablet Details Leak Ahead Of Google I/O
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There are no secrets anymore. Google may have wanted to surprise us with the reveal of a new tablet running Jelly Bean this week at its annual I/O conference, but it just wasn’t meant to be. A leaked document has …

Google Is Showing Developers Some Love And Then Some Google Is Showing Developers Some Love And Then Some
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Facebook runs their weekly Operation Developer Love to keep the development community up to date on the newest features hitting their platform. It’s pretty great and one of the many unique things about the platform. Some recent changes from Google …

10 Google I/O Videos You Should Watch Ahead Of The Event 10 Google I/O Videos You Should Watch Ahead Of The Event

Google I/O goes down next week, and developers will get their hands on a plethora of juicy new Google-related sessions, news and APIs (possibly even some Jelly Bean action). We’re still hoping for some interesting news around Project Glass. Either …

Google Developers Live Is I/O All Year Round Google Developers Live Is I/O All Year Round

Wouldn’t it be awesome if Christmas came every day? Of course it wouldn’t because Santa would never get any sleep and I would be broke by the second day of buying presents. How about Google I/O coming around every day? …

Google Talks Dart Editor Before I/O Starts Google Talks Dart Editor Before I/O Starts

Can you believe that Google I/O is almost upon us? The gaming industry had their E3 and Apple had their WWDC, but now it’s Google’s time to shine. What are we going to see? More Google Glasses or maybe even …