Tag Archives: Google I/O

Google I/O 2012 sells out in under an hour

There is no doubt that Google I/O is a popular event. Despite the fact that it is geared towards developers, it has also become something of a public event over the years. As SlashGear points out, there’s no hiding the fact that Google is plenty generous at their events, usually handing out plenty of hardware in hopes that people will help them create new… Read more

Google I/O 2012 registration page goes live

Google I/O is one of those events that people just look forward to. At this year’s shindig, people are already expecting another version of Android to be shown off, but nothing has been confirmed quite yet. Either way, it should be an fun event, especially if you’re willing to pay a bit extra to get a ticket. By a “bit extra,” that may be somewhat… Read more

Google I/O Extended to Three Days, Moved to June

Google I/O is usually a two day long developer conference held in April at San Fransisco. This is where Google does demos, presentations, and other cool stuff for developers (and consumers) to enjoy. The main events revolve around Android, Chrome, Google TV, and other popular Google products. This year a couple things are being changed. Instead of… Read more

Google giving out Fishtank Google TV devices for developers

There sure has been a lot of news to come out of this year’s Google I/O conference in San Francisco, and a good chunk of it has been related to event loot. Free Tabs, free hotspots, free Chromebooks… I wonder how gratis gear plays into the 59-minute sellout, and how it might affect next year’s ticket sales. Well, there’s one more freebie to… Read more

Day 2 of Google I/O yields more free loot

If yesterday’s handout of a 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab at Google I/O didn’t make you a bit jealous (tickets sold out in under and hour, so don’t kick yourself), this will: today, attendees were given free Verizon LTE hotspot devices and promised a new Chromebook. Though the Chromebooks are not in San Francisco at the moment, they should be available… Read more

Android Market changes galore

Google isn’t ready to hold back yet. Just announced at Google I/O, the ever-growing Android Market is in for a world of change with new features, developer tweaks, expanded international availability, and more. First up, there are massive changes being made to the Android Market in order to promote app discovery. Not only will you find suggestions… Read more

Acer Chromebook: Chrome on the low

If you’re looking to plunk down a sizable chunk of change to convert your laptop-lifestyle into a Chromebook one, then the Samsung Series 5 Chromebooks are the way to go. If you’re trying to save a little money, as well as add a little more portability, then Acer has you covered. Announced alongside the Samsung Chromebook today, Acer has come out… Read more