io2012

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean officially unveiled [VIDEO]

Jun 27th - Google have just unveiled Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the latest major update in the revered smartphone OS’s history. Project Butter introduces an even smoother Android UI using V-Sync adaptations and triple buffering to deliver a 60FPS experience. They’re also introducing a brand new Google Search experience. Stick with us as we bring more details as […]

Android surpasses 400 million total activations, 1 million new activations per day

Jun 27th - Google has updated us on total Android activations to kick off today’s Google I/O keynote. What stood at just over 100 million total activations last year has grown four times to surpass the 400 million mark. This is in no small part thanks to the 1 million activations a day Android is experiencing. Tremendous growth […]

How about a Nexus Q? Image shows new streaming media player [Updated with video]

Jun 27th - If we thought the Nexus 7 was the only Nexus we’d see unveiled at Google I/O, we were dead wrong. Get a load of the Nexus Q, a futuristic orb of media streaming goodness. We’ll take a stab and say that it runs Android, but what else would you expect? Can’t wait to learn all […]

Nexus 7 image surfaces in Google Play’s underbelly, all but confirms device ahead of today’s announcement

Jun 27th - In 30 minutes or so this thing should be official, but here is all the confirmation you need that a 7-inch tablet with a Nexus name is headed our way as part of this year’s Google I/O. The name is Nexus 7, as expected, and it looks an awful lot like the leaked images we […]

We’re Live at Google I/O: Stream the day one keynote and follow here for all the latest news

Jun 27th - Hey there from San Francisco’s Moscone Center. The team is anxiously awaiting for Google to open the doors and kick things off, and we’re sure plenty of you are too. We’re expecting some pretty cool news, including the introduction of Android Jelly Bean and the first Nexus-branded tablet. But there will be plenty more, including […]

Announcement of Play magazines and TV shows coming at Google I/O?

Jun 27th - We’re about an hour away from the start of the Google I/O 2012 keynote address, where we expect to learn all about Android Jelly Bean and the Nexus 7 tablet that will run it, but Google likely has a few other things up their sleeves. This might include the addition of magazine subscriptions and TV […]

CONTEST: Google IO Gift Pack #3… World’s Best Android Forums

Jun 26th - There are a lot of sites that have “Android Forums” but there is only one REAL Android Forums… and that’s AndroidForums.com. Since the day Android was announced, Android Forums has been the #1 community for Android enthusiasts. Today, with over 1 million members and 4.5 million posts, it’s the single best resource for Android information, […]

CONTEST: Decide Who Wins Google IO Gift Pack #2

Jun 26th - Yesterday we started a contest where you can guess the Google IO Gifts to Win The Google IO Gifts. Today we’re giving away our 2nd of 3 Google IO Gift packs and our readers will help decide who goes home with the prize(s). (Picture by Android Engineer/Pioneer, Dan Morrill on Google+) The Prize: Winner will […]