What will the Mountain View giant have in store for us? Last year’s Google I/O outside the Keynote was almost a festival atmosphere, we have no doubts that there will be all sorts of baubles and exhibits to wonder at.
The rest is what we have already summed up to one extent: Android Wear, maybe a new version of Android (or at least an introduction to what I will be), Android TV, Android in the car, Glass, other wearables, Chrome OS, all the rest of Google services, ad infinitum.
Of course, they won’t be able to fit all of that into the scheduled 2 hour Keynote. However, last year’s Keynote ran quite long, so it is anyone’s guess. Given how many different projects Google has going on, we will just be amazed if we were not amazed.
What we can tell you is that the folks that showed up at the Moscone Center in San Francisco were pretty excited, and why shouldn’t they be? Attendees were chosen by lottery since Google I/O essentially over-sold out at the speed of light.
Pre-registration was smooth, scan a QR code at Chromebook station, pick up a badge and we were on our way. The facilities crew were setting things up right to the last minute too, the giant Google I/O logo in the main lobby was not fully up until less than an hour before the doors opened.
Below are some pictures of how things look so far, they are sure to look more impressive tomorrow when we bring you the Keynote via our Liveblog. That action begins at 9AM Pacific, 12 Noon Eastern, 5PM GMT. Be sure to check back with us for the latest from Google I/O 2014.
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Posts: 570; Member since: Jun 16, 2014
PA - Any chance of making a mobile app in the near future? Ironic that there isn't one, and it's well over due =) Have fun at I/O !! I'm jealous
posted on Jun 24, 2014, 9:01 PM 9
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I agree. They should make an app for Android, iOS and WP.
posted on Jun 24, 2014, 9:04 PM 3
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Why? They have a perfectly good mobile site already: m.PhoneArena.com What they REALLY need to do is add the iPod Classic and a Double-A battery to the size-compare page. That's been a long time coming, IMO.
posted on Jun 24, 2014, 9:38 PM 0
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Not by them but it works. a&hl=en
posted on Jun 24, 2014, 10:21 PM 1
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wait hold up a sec, what does I/O stand for?
posted on Jun 24, 2014, 9:11 PM 0
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I see Chromebooks mentioned, but no mention on PA about Google shafting Chromebook Pixel owners? "It's Verizon's fault!", they cry, but last I checked, Verizon isn't selling the most gimped laptop in the world for $1400.
posted on Jun 24, 2014, 10:52 PM 0
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