Back in 2010, those taking part in the Google I/O conference were allowed to decide between a couple of pure Google models, the Motorola DROID and the HTC Nexus One. In 2011, 5,000 copies of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 tablet were disseminated with many units ending up for sale on eBay. What will be in the gift basket next year, the Samsung GALAXY Nexus perhaps?
Last year, Google released a special app for the conference that included a map of the area, schedules, a real-time Twitter feed and late breaking changes in the festivities and we would expect Google to offer the download once again for next year. With Ice Cream Sandwich expected to be rolling out on Android models both new and old, the 2012 Google I/O conference should allow for three very interesting days.
If you are planning on attending Google I/O 2012, there will be a new application process that will be announced in February, according to Google. The Mountain View firm says it suggests not making any travel reservations until the new process is announced in about three months.