Google I/O: Everything you need to know

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Google I/O is the company’s annual developer conference that takes place around the end of June of every year. In 2014, the event is scheduled for June 25th and 26th, with the main keynote conference starting at 9AM PST. As with the past years, the 2014 edition promises to be exciting and full of new product announcements, for the public and developers alike. We’re expecting a preview of the next L version of Android, imminent availability of Android Wear devices, more details about Android TV, and so much more.

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ASUS ZenFone AR Brings AR and VR to Verizon’s Network This Summer

ASUS ZenFone AR Brings AR and VR to Verizon’s Network This Summer

Earlier this year, Google announced a slate of new devices that will be Daydream VR-ready, including the ASUS-branded ZenFone AR.

Android Pay Coming to 10 New Markets; Adds Peer-to-Peer Payments

Android Pay Coming to 10 New Markets; Adds Peer-to-Peer Payments

Google today announced that it is expanding Android Pay to 10 more countries, including Brazil, Canada, Russia, Spain, and Taiwan. In addition, the company is also bringing peer-to-peer payments to its mobile payment service.

Google Confirms Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG’s Next Flagship Phone Will Support Daydream VR

Google Confirms Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG’s Next Flagship Phone Will Support Daydream VR

At Google I/O, Google eventually got around to talking about virtual reality (VR). It confirmed that major companies will be supporting its platform, Daydream VR.

Google Lens Will Help You Identify Objects and More

Google Lens Will Help You Identify Objects and More

Today, during Google I/O, the company officially announced Google Lens, which uses a vast knowledge graph, to help users identify objects and much more.

Watch Google I/O 2017 Keynote Live Here

Google’s 2017 I/O developer conference kicks off later today, and like every other year, Google is live streaming all the important keynotes and sessions this time around as well. While the event is primarily focused at developers, the opening I/O keynote should see the company announce major upgrades to Google Assistant and its other products and services.

Google I/O 2017 Scheduled for May 17 to May 19

Google I/O 2017 Scheduled for May 17 to May 19

Google I/O is one of Google’s biggest events, meant to show off the biggest new additions coming to Google’s many different products.

Android could get Password-Free Log-Ins by End of 2016

Android could get Password-Free Log-Ins by End of 2016

Last year, during Google I/O, the company unveiled something called “Project Abacus,” which would see the end of passwords when accessing your Android device.

Project Ara Developer Edition Launches This Year; Consumer Model Arriving in 2017

Project Ara Developer Edition Launches This Year; Consumer Model Arriving in 2017

Any big news regarding Project Ara, what was once Motorola’s project and now Google’s big endeavor, has been relatively quiet as of late.

Night Mode and Dark Mode Might Not Make It to Final Android N release

Night Mode and Dark Mode Might Not Make It to Final Android N release

In a surprising twist of events, the much hyped and much talked about Night Mode and Dark Them will most likely be shelved for now in the upcoming Android N release. During Google I/O, Dan Sandler was reported as saying that the night mode and dark theme’s performance was not up to mark and they did not meet the standards that Google has put into place for features in this release. As such, according to Dan, these features might be given a passover when the release ready version of Android N is shipped later in the year.

Hangouts Will Continue To Co-exist With Allo and Duo

Hangouts Will Continue To Co-exist With Allo and Duo

Earlier at Google I/O 2016, it was announced by the company that two new messaging and communication apps have been added their existing suite of communication apps. Allo is a messaging app that locks-in to your phone number while Duo remains a video calling app. These apps now join Hangouts and Messenger as Google’s offerings for telecommunication.