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Google I/O 2021 is officially next month — could the Pixel 5a and new Pixel Buds be in store?

Google I/O 2021 is officially next month — could the Pixel 5a and new Pixel Buds be in store?

Google I/O is one of the high points of any Android fan's tech calendar. Last year the developer conference was scrubbed out of said schedule because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with too little warning to even organize an online replacement. This year it still isn't safe enough for an in-person conference, but Google is prepared enough for a virtual event.

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Google's uncertainty over October Cloud conference means in-person I/O probably isn't happening

Google's uncertainty over October Cloud conference means in-person I/O probably isn't happening

The COVID-19 pandemic isn't over, even though a lot of people are pretending it is. But in October it might be, at least in a lot of places, thanks to rapid vaccine deployment. Google doesn't know whether travel will be safe by then, so it's hedging its bets with the Cloud Next '21 conference. It's definitely happening, but whether it will be in person or online is still up in the air.

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Google's I/O 2017 app is out on the Play Store

Google's I/O 2017 app is out on the Play Store

The new phonebook Google I/O app is here! Just like I/O events past, the latest developer conference has its own app. If you still had I/O 2016 installed on your device, or if you pulled it down in anticipation, you'll find an update waiting for you. Everyone else that might be attending should go download this latest hotness now.

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Google posted more of the 2017 I/O schedule, time to plan your own

Google posted more of the 2017 I/O schedule, time to plan your own

More of this year's schedule for Google's I/O developer conference is finally up. At least, more than the last time we talked about it. Not all of the events are on it, as some would likely give away announcements made during the keynote at I/O by their presence on the calendar, but it looks like most of the talks should be there now. If you are planning on attending, as some of us are, then you might want to start figuring out how best to divide up your time.

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Facebook Turns Messenger Into A Platform, Because Placing Apps Inside Of Apps Means More Apps For You

Facebook Turns Messenger Into A Platform, Because Placing Apps Inside Of Apps Means More Apps For You

Facebook desperately wants to make itself an indispensable part of your mobile life. Selling phones didn't work, nor did replacing your homescreen. The company has had its share of misses, but Messenger has been an unambiguous win. The client has been adopted by hundreds of millions of users.

At this year's F8 (Facebook's annual developers' conference), the company fleshed out ways in which it intends to turn Messenger into a platform of its own. The social network is going to boost its instant messaging client with its own custom apps.

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Here's the idea. Want to send GIFs, share audio, exchange funny photos, post stickers, or laugh at one another's Bitmoji?

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Valar MorGoogleis: Norwegian Java Conference Chronicles The Google-Oracle War In An Epic 'Game Of Codes' Trailer

Valar MorGoogleis: Norwegian Java Conference Chronicles The Google-Oracle War In An Epic 'Game Of Codes' Trailer

If you're a Norwegian Android developer, you might want to consider attending JavaZone, an independent Java programming and development conference being held in Oslo from September 9th through the 11th. If you're not, you can still enjoy this parody trailer for the event posted to the group's YouTube page. If you're at work or in public, heads up: the video below has some mild swearing.

To get all the in-jokes here you'd probably need a programming undergrad degree, a passing knowledge of George R. R. Martin's Game of Thrones novels or the HBO TV show, and an awareness of the litigious copyright and patent lawsuits spiraling around the technology industry.

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Google I/O 2014 Live Blog

Google I/O 2014 Live Blog

The Google I/O 2014 live coverage begins Wednesday, 9am Pacific.

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Google Announces Expanded Design Focus For I/O 2014, Introduces New Design Minutes Series

Google Announces Expanded Design Focus For I/O 2014, Introduces New Design Minutes Series

In a rare (and very amusing) fireside chat between Matias Duarte and Joshua Topolsky, we heard that I/O 2014 might put significantly more attention on great design as a topic. Today, a post on Google's Developer Blog is here to back up that declaration and adds that there will be sessions and workshops geared for designers and developers interested in improving their products. While there still hasn't been an official session list posted, this is surely meant to encourage designers to apply for registration before the window closes on Friday.

Google is also introducing a new video series Design Minutes, dedicated to demonstrating better practices and how effective a great design can be.

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Google I/O 2014 Registration Now Open - Get Your Entry In Now, $900 Tickets To Be Drawn Randomly After April 18th

Google I/O 2014 Registration Now Open - Get Your Entry In Now, $900 Tickets To Be Drawn Randomly After April 18th

Alright, Android developers and general enthusiasts: the floodgates are open. Google is now accepting registrations for Google I/O 2014, which takes place at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco on June 25th and 26th. If you've got a spare nine hundred bucks and the means to get there, you can submit your details and hope for a spot.

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Things are a bit different this year. Instead of a mad dash for a limited number of tickets, not to mention no small amount of confusion and frustration as Google's registration buckles under the pressure, attendance will be under a general lotto system.

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Google Announces Project Ara Developers' Conference, Taking Place Online Via Live Webstream April 15-16th

Google Announces Project Ara Developers' Conference, Taking Place Online Via Live Webstream April 15-16th

Remember Project Ara? We haven't heard much about it since Motorola revealed its existence back in October, exciting us with the real possibility that one day we will be able to effectively build and customize phones to suit our tastes. As it turns out, the Advanced Technology and Projects team (now owned by Google) is still working full-steam ahead. Today they've announced the first Ara Developers' Conference, which will take place online from April 15 - 16th. Registrants will get to ask questions and participate via a live webstream, and a select few are invited to attend in-person at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

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