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Three ways to get involved with Google I/O – even if you’re not there

Three ways to get involved with Google I/O – even if you’re not there

Today we’re having a look at how you can join in on the Google I/O fun, even if you’re not in attendance. Google I/O 2014 is a developer-themed series of events that take place June 25th and 26th. Here we’ll be running down the ways you’ll be able to live stream, follow, and interact with the events as Google unveils the lot of them.

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What to expect from Google I/O: Android

What to expect from Google I/O: Android

Ready for I/O later this week? Google’s annual Developers conference is typically rife with interesting new programs and neat updates to their various platforms and services, so it’s easy to get geeky about it. Android is prime for a few big changes, especially with the incoming wearable surge from Google. Today, we’re taking a look at what we’re expecting from Google this week as it relates to Android.

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Google trying to kill terrible sites with Web Starter Kit

Google trying to kill terrible sites with Web Starter Kit

Have you even been on a tablet or smartphone, following links to websites when you came across one that looked terrible? Moreover, was it just not very responsive on your mobile device as it was the desktop? Google knows that frustration, and has released the Web Starter Kit for Developers.

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Android Wear video asks why Wearables exist

Android Wear video asks why Wearables exist

A Google Developers video made for Android Wear has been revealed this week, the newest and probably last to be released before Google I/O 2014. This video asks the question - what couldn’t we do on the smartphone that we can now do on the wrist? Placing icons on a smartwatch, for example, is not the solution Google is looking for.

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Google’s Android Apple CarPlay response tipped for Google I/O

Google’s Android Apple CarPlay response tipped for Google I/O

Apple CarPlay may be getting some rather direct competition from the likes of Google in the very near future. It’s been tipped that an in-car infotainment system has been worked up within Android, readied for its first presentation at this year’s Google I/O.

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Five things we’d like to see from Google I/O 2014

Five things we’d like to see from Google I/O 2014

Google I/O is just around the corner, akin place at the end of the month at Moscone West in San Francisco. After a successful WWDC from Apple, Google has some big shoes to fill at Moscone West. Tempering our expectations, here are a few of the things we expect from Google later this month.

 

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Google I/O 2014 app is up – what we expect to see at I/O

Google I/O 2014 app is up – what we expect to see at I/O

We should now be counting the days to the big I/O slated to take place late this month. And to make sure that you've dotted your i's and crossed your t's, Google has released the I/O 2014 app to clue you in on what happens when, throwing in a bit of goodies for those at home.

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Google may have tipped their hand on HTC-made Nexus 8

Google may have tipped their hand on HTC-made Nexus 8

As they’re wont to do, Google has posted an image that features a device we’ve not seen before. When we last saw them do this, it was an oddly manipulated image that appeared to be a larger Nexus tablet. This new image is revisiting those rumors, but there may be no way to wiggle their way out of this one.

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Why is Google going backwards with Project Tango tablets?

Why is Google going backwards with Project Tango tablets?

Google's Project Tango is set to spawn a new device, so the leaks would have it, with the company tipped to be readying 4,000 prototype 3D scanning tablets just in time for Google I/O late in June. Whether they'll be I/O giveaways or something else is unclear at this stage, though the goal is believed to be furnishing developers ahead of a broader launch. What's interesting, however, is that Google already had a Project Tango tablet: in fact, it replaced it with the current developer device.

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Moto 360 pricing detailed via contest ahead of launch

Moto 360 pricing detailed via contest ahead of launch

A contest designed to get people designing for Motorola has revealed a previously unknown fact about the Moto 360. Though gorgeous and highly desirable, we’ve yet to officially hear what pricing for the Moto 360 will be on launch. Though we’re still in the dark a bit about a launch timeframe, it seems Motorola has revealed their pricing scheme in the rules section of the contest.

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Moto 360 pricing, availability possibly revealed in new leak

Moto 360 pricing, availability possibly revealed in new leak

A French website is reporting the Moto 360, the highly anticipated Android Wear smartwatch from Motorola, will be available this summer. They’re also giving details on pricing, which they say will run a touch more than the LG G Watch, Android Wear's other landmark device.

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Flounder, Molly, TV and HTC: Google I/O 2014 gets fishy

Flounder, Molly, TV and HTC: Google I/O 2014 gets fishy

Speculation, rumor, innuendo — the days and weeks leading up to Google I/O have it all. The long-anticipated, heavily rumored Nexus 8 is once again building steam, as are changes for Google TV (or maybe Android TV). It’s easy to dismiss these as simple rumors, but are they? Maybe this time, Google let info slip a little early.

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