Google I/O 2014

Gillmor Gang: The Other Shoe

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Benedict Evans, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor — finally have a full picture of the two major mobile platforms. Google I/O certainly lived up to expec

Android TV First Look Video And Hands On Impressions

Android TV is one of the myriad new things that Google announced this year at I/O, and the platform is very different from Google’s previous effort with Google TV, a project announced in 2010 an

Hands On With The Moto 360, The First Round-Faced Android Wear Smartwatch

Motorola’s Moto 360 was ironically probably the most-coveted smartwatch at Google I/O this year, because despite high interest it’s also the only one that wasn’t available. It’

Watch Our Wrap-Up Of The Google I/O Keynote And Day One

Google's I/O developer conference kicked off today, and the company held its keynote address to give an overview of all the news it revealed at the event. The changes included a preview of the upcomin

Hands On With Google’s Incredibly Clever Cardboard Virtual Reality Headset

Each year at I/O, Google gives all of the developers in the audience a gift. Some years it's a tablet. Some years it's a laptop. This year? It was a piece of cardboard. Yeah, yeah, <a href="https:/

All The News From Google I/O 2014

Google I/O is in full swing and the company just dropped a cluster bomb of news at its annual keynote. During the two and a half hour event, Google announced major changes to Android, announced Androi

Google Fit Warms Up

<a href="">Google Fit</a> has risen as part of an prodigious, <a href="">two-and-a-h

The Elephants In The Google I/O Room: Glass And Plus

Google’s two-and-a-half-hour keynote address at its I/O conference today was filled with developer news. A new design language for Android, cross-platform concessions, watch apps, a health platform

Google I/O Attendees Gifted Brand-New Android Wear Smartwatches

Get ready to be jealous, Google fans. Google I/O attendees will walk away from this week's annual developer conference with some brand-new Android Wear-powered smartwatches. They'll be able to choose

Google Play For Education Goes Beyond Tablets, Now Available For Chromebooks, Too

Last November, Google launched Google Play for Education, a portal for teachers and schools to more easily buy Android apps, books and educational YouTube video, and distribute them to their students.

Google Acquires Mobile Testing Platform Appurify, Will Keep It Open On iOS And Android

Google just announced at I/O that it has acquired Appurify, a startup that lets developers automate testing and optimization of their mobile apps and websites. Appurify will stay open as freemium cros

Google’s Redesigned Drive Focuses On Speed, Office Compatibility And Security

Google today gave its Drive online storage service a major redesign today and with it, it is also bringing a number of new features to its Docs, Sheets and Slides productivity apps on mobile and the d

Google’s Cloud Platform Gets New Tools For Monitoring And Debugging Apps

A few months ago, Google acquired the up-and-coming cloud monitoring service Stackdriver with the intent to integrate it into its own cloud tools. It didn't take the company all that long to make use

Google Launches Cloud Dataflow, A Managed Data Processing Service

Google expanded its Cloud Platform today with a new managed service called Cloud Dataflow that creates data pipelines that can ingest, transform and analyze data. Developers can use the service to wor

Google Launches Drive For Work With Unlimited Storage For $10/Month

At its I/O developer conference today, Google didn't just launch a completely revamped version of Drive. It also launched Drive for Work, a new version of Drive and Google apps for businesses that com

Chromecast Update Introduces An AirPlay-Like Android Mirroring Feature, Photo Backdrops And More

Chromecast, Google's popular $35 dongle that plugs into your TV's HDMI port, letting you stream video and music to your television, received a number of updates today, Google announced this morning at

Google Will Soon Bring Android Apps To Chrome OS

This wasn't a huge surprise because we've heard quite a few rumors about this in the past, but Google today announced that Android apps are coming to Chrome OS. They will essentially run in an Android

Google I/O Protester Stopped The Conference Claiming To Be Jack Halprin Eviction Victim

A protestor claiming to be one of the eviction victims of Google lawyer Jack Halprin broke into Google I/O this morning. The alleged victim held up a sign and yelled, "Google is evicting me from my ho

Google Announces Android Auto, Promises Enabled Cars By The End Of 2014

Today in its sprawling keynote at its I/O event, Google announced Android Auto. The version of Android will be "completely voice enabled" according to the company, and will help users navigate, commun

Google Blurs The Line Between Web And Native Apps On Android

Today at Google I/O, Chrome Director of Product Management Avni Shah introduced the new version of Chrome coming in the next Android update dubbed Android L. As expected, we got a couple of feature
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