google i/o 2017

  1. Android News

    Google uploads a highlight video from Google I/O 2017 for Android

    There were a lot of announcements made at Google I/O, but today Google uploaded a highlight video that showcases the big news for Android.
  2. Android News

    Summary video of Google says it was only boring if you're not paying attention

    Some publications this year complained that Google I/O was boring because the company didn't announce any new hardware. However, Michael Fisher from Mobile Nations believes it was great for the audience it was intended for (developers and enthusiasts), and that Google I/O doesn't have to be a...
  3. Android News

    Developers share their opinions of Google I/O 2017

    Now that Google I/O is behind us, Android Central has spoken with a few developers to hear what they think of everything Google announced this year.
  4. Android News

    Android experiments bring out the weird side of Google I/O

    Every year at Google I/O, Google has an Experiments tent that allows attendees to experience some of the new tech that can be developed thanks to new technology from Google. Android Central has a short recap of some of the experiments found at this year's event.
  5. Android News

    This Was Google I/O 2017

    Google I/O isn't always a pain free experience, but it sounds like Google made the right changes to their event this year. Android Authority takes us through what Google I/O was like for attendees this year.
  6. Android News

    Google will begin to flag poorly-made apps in the Play Store

    At Google I/O 2017, the company revealed new plans to help ensure that the apps on the Play Store are made with quality. Going forward, Google will flag applications which don't meet pre-determined performance standards.
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    Top 5 things you need to know about Kotlin, Android's new programming language

    Jerry from Android Central takes a look at Kotlin, the new programming language for Android, and shares the top 5 things to know about it if you're not a developer.
  8. Android News

    Android Go features a new Recents view, designed with being more efficient in mind

    During an Android Go session at Google I/O 2017, the various UI changes were detailed. One of these details showed off a redesigned Recents view, aimed at being more efficient.
  9. Android News

    Android Go is designed for India and the US markets

    At Google I/O 2017, it was announced that the US will be the second largest market which will be targeted by Android Go, only behind India.
  10. Android News

    In Android O, Google is adding in APIs to Android to make colors look the same across devices

    At Google I/O today, Roman Guy spoke about some new APIs that will be included in Android O that focus on colors. The goal is to allow developers to create an application that looks the same on all devices, no matter how different the color calibration is.
  11. Android News

    Google is beta testing a Chrome OS emulator and you can sign up right now

    Google announced that they want to help application developers create a better large screen experience for their apps. This will mainly be for Chrome OS, so today the company announced they are beta testing an emulator so developers can test their applications.
  12. Android News

    Google says encryption and lock screen usage is higher than ever

    At Google I/O this week, it was revealed that more people are using encrypted Android phones and lock screen security than ever before. They said encryption usage for Android Nougat is about 80%, and 70% of those on Nougat are protected with a lock screen.
  13. Android News

    Google talks about all 101 announcements from Google I/O 2017

    Google had a lot of things to announce this year and recently gave a summary of 101 things that were announced over the last three days.
  14. Android News

    Android Go has a redesigned Overview page that reduces latency and memory usage

    Android Go will be Google's way to take advantage of the extremely low-end smartphone segment. This will mean that various aspects of the OS will be changed and one of those is the new Overview screen we've gotten so used to.
  15. Android News

    Dave Burke talks about Google's Fuchsia project at Google I/O

    While Burke didn't go into details about it too much, he was asked about Fuchsia at Google I/O this year. He mentions how it is an early project, there are a lot of smart people working on it, and that it could pivot and morph and it evolves.
  16. Android News

    Google I/O video shows what is new in Android

    Every year at Google I/O we see Chet Haase and friends get on stage to talk about what is new in Android. Google has published this standalone video and it can be watched right now.
  17. Android News

    Google says GPU drivers can be updated from the Play Store in Android O

    During a fireside chat at Google I/O this year, someone asked what new things could have been overlooked during the event. Romain Guy answered this question by saying that in the next version of Android, GPU drivers can be updated directly from the Play Store.
  18. Android News

    Google shares the information gathered from its neural network test

    At Google I/O, Google shared the results from its Quick, Draw! neural network testing. These results show how 15 million people drew the same set of objects.
  19. Android News

    Here are the 2017 Google Play Award Winners

    At an event during Google I/O, the company shared the best apps and games of the year, and has shared the Google Play Award Winners for 2017.
  20. Android News

    The Pixel and Pixel XL are the only current-gen phones to support Project Treble

    During the Android Fireside Chat at Google I/O, Dave Burke (VP of engineering for Android), confirmed that the Pixel and Pixel XL are the only current-generation devices to support Treble. This hopefully means that Google will support these devices for a longer period of time.
  21. Android News

    4 things that Google’s Android team hates about Android

    During the Android Fireside Chat at Google I/O 2017, one developer asked the Android Engineers what feature they hated the most about Android and 4 engineers offered up responses.
  22. Android News

    Google adds an app directory to Google Assistant

    It hasn't always been easy to find out which applications support Google Assistant, but now Google is helping to organize things a bit. The company just announced an app directory for Google Assistant at Google I/O this week complete with categories and sample commands.
  23. Android News

    Video shows what a day is like at Google I/O 2017

    Droid Life just uploaded a summary video to show off some of the events that are taking place at Google I/O this year. The video shows some of the booths, the lounge area and more.
  24. Android News

    Video recap gives you a rundown of the top 5 announcements from Google I/O 2017

    MKBHD has just uploaded his top 5 announcements that were made at Google I/O this year and it includes things such as Google Lens, using Google Assistant to place orders, notification dots for Android O and more.
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    Here's a collection of pictures from Google I/O 2017

    Android Central has been taking a lot of photos at Google I/O this year and they recently combined them all into a gallery for you to look through.