Google I/O 2012 scheduled for April 24-25 in San Francisco
This year, registration cost $450-$550 depending on the dates attended. But don't let the price stop you from going. After all, Google has been known to pass out free devices to those who have registered for the event. Back in 2010, attendees had a choice between the Motorola DROID and the Nexus One, the two hottest Android handsets at the time. This year, 5,000 Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 copies were distributed to those at the event, some of which ended up for sale on eBay.
Keep your eye open for a special app for the event from Google as the software is made available a week or two before the event. Last year, the app, listed in the Android Market, offered a schedule of keynote speeches, late changes to the schedule and a map of the venue. A real-time Twitter feed kept users abreast of the outside world's response to announcements made at the conference. With all of this information, you might have a shot at buying one of the hottest tickets in tech before the ducats are all gone.
1. arcq12 (Posts: 733; Member since: 13 Oct 2011)
they'll probably give out free nexus prime..
2. rabbit1 (Posts: 3; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
you very stupid if you believe the devices are free, take a minute and think about $450 to $550!!!! hello???? why do you think your paying that much, of course your going to get a cell phone you paid for dumby its not free lmao it is not rocket science, and the people who don't realize this and are saling the device on ebay or amazon better think twice before low balling it
3. mnlkmtka (Posts: 1; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
hey rabbit - A lot of people who attend events like this don't pay for the admission themselves. Even if they did selling the gift would offset the cost and they would get to go for next to nothing. Don't get too bent out of shape buddy.
6. rabbit1 (Posts: 3; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
appearly you didn't read the post "registration cost $450-$550 depending on the dates attended", learn how to read before you reply just dont jump the gun you idoit where does it say free admission let me help you no where you dip thanks for trying but try paying attention. Registration is to find out if there is an open seat registration cost is admission cost the only people who get in free are rep's where the company pays for it like verizon, sprint and att. Are you a rep??? if not it is not free for you if yes then good for you do you want a cookie then stfu
4. arcq12 (Posts: 733; Member since: 13 Oct 2011)
Most of the time, only the media, website writers and a like attend such events. Don't be too silly.