google io 2022

Bird, Lime use Google’s ARCore to power scooter parking solution

Bird and Lime are launching new tools to help alleviate the problem of shared electric scooters parking inappropriately, and both are powered by Google. Both Bird and Lime’s systems, named Bird

Erm, Google, that’s not how you write Arabic

I’ve been learning Arabic for a couple of years, after one of my previous startups had a large-ish team of developers in Egypt. Even though I’m only a novice, I did spot something truly bi

Google debuts Cloud Run jobs for containerized, scripted tasks

During a developer keynote at Google I/O 2022, Google unveiled Cloud Run jobs, an extension of Google Cloud’s service for developing and deploying containerized apps using languages including Go

Google Play targets emerging markets with prepaid app subscriptions and more

At the Google I/O developer conference today, the company introduced several changes designed to make it easier for Android app developers to generate revenue via subscriptions, particularly when tryi

Google Play adopts App Store-like features including in-app events and custom product pages

At Google’s I/O developer conference, the company rolled out a series of updates for Android app developers who publish to Google Play. Among these were two high-profile changes to its Google Pl

Google updates its Firebase back-end-as-a-service to make app development faster

At its I/O developer conference, Google today announced a number of updates to Firebase, Google’s popular back-end-as-a-service platform. The focus here is mostly on deeper integrations with the

Android 13 Beta 2 is rolling out today with new user controls, privacy features and more

At Google’s I/O developer conference, the company announced that it’s releasing the second public beta of Android 13 today. The beta comes with a number of new features and user controls, alon

Google’s Flutter 3 adds support for macOS and Linux desktop apps

At its I/O developer conference, Google today announced the launch of Flutter 3, the latest version of its open source, multiplatform UI development framework for building natively compiled applicatio

Here’s everything you need to know from the Google I/O 2022 keynote today

It’s Google I/O keynote day! Once a year Google kicks off its developer conference with a rapid-fire stream of announcements, finally unveiling so many of the things they’ve been working o

Google and Samsung team up to make sharing data between health and fitness apps easier

At its Google I/O developer conference, Google and Samsung today announced Health Connect, a new initiative that will simplify the connectivity between health and fitness apps to allow users to share

Google’s Android Studio IDE gets live edits to speed up development cycles

It’s Google I/O today and as is tradition, the company is using the event to introduce the latest releases of its Android Studio development environment. Launching today are a new beta of Androi

Google Cloud launches AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL database service

Google today announced the launch of AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL-compatible database service that the company claims to be twice as fast for transactional workloads as AWS’s comparab

Google Glass’s successor teased at I/O

The consensus has long been that Google Glass was ahead of its time. But in recent years, much of the world has since lapped the company in the AR department. To close out today’s I/O keynote, the c

Google offers a peek at the Pixel 7

Last August, Google tried something different. The company offered a sneak peek at the Pixel 6 several months ahead of its official announcement. The reasoning seemed sound. The company had spent seve

Google finally brings noise cancellation to Pixel Buds

The Pixel Buds Pro seem understandably destined to get lost in the shuffle (deluge, really) of today’s Google hardware announcements — so we’ll keep things relatively short. The tl;dr here i

Google’s Pixel Watch arrives this fall

Here’s something to wrap your brain around: Google has never made its own smartwatch. The company has played in and around the space at least since 2014, with announcement of Android Wear, but it’

Google will release a Pixel Tablet … in 2023

Offering a sneak preview of the Pixel 7 wasn’t enough, so Google’s really leaning in. Today at I/O, the company announced that it’s returning to the tablet business with a new device set for, ge

Google is opening its second physical store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

At Google’s I/O developer conference, the company announced that it’s opening its second physical store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The company says the new store is the first of its “nei

Google will allow users control how ads are personalized on Search, YouTube and elsewhere

At Google’s I/O developer conference, the company introduced a new tool that, later this year, will allow users more control and visibility over how their ads are personalized across Google&#821

Google details its latest language model and AI Test Kitchen, a showcase for AI research

During the first of two Google I/O keynotes this week, Google announced LaMDA 2, the follow-up to an AI system, LaMDA, that the company introduced at Google I/O 2021. Short for Language Models for Dia
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