GoogleIO 2012

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: All you need to know June 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Android 4.1, codenamed "Jelly Bean," is the latest version of Android, which was announced by Google at its fifth annual developer conference - Google I/O 2012. Adding new features to the latest version of Android, Google claims to have made improvements throughout the platform. Google previewed it at...
  • With Page voiceless, Brin appears at Google show June 28, 2012

    San Francisco: Google co-founder Sergey Brin made a splashy entrance during a San Francisco conference while CEO Larry Page recovered from an ailment that has left him unable to speak. Page's absence from one of Google's marquee events wasn't a surprise because the Internet search leader had announced at its annual...
  • Google Glass to cost $1500 June 28, 2012

    San Francisco: Google helped create a world brimming with digital distractions for people spending more of their lives tethered to the Internet. It's a phenomenon that seems unlikely to change so Google is working on a way to search for information, read text messages, watch online video and post photos...
  • Your pick: Nexus 7, Kindle Fire, iPad, Surface June 28, 2012

    San Francisco: Google Inc. said Wednesday that it will sell its own tablet computer, the Nexus 7, based on its Android operating system. Google is the latest challenger to Apple, maker of the popular iPad. The new tablet will also compete directly with Amazon's Kindle Fire. Here's a look at the key...
  • Google announces $299 Nexus Q streaming device June 28, 2012

    New Delhi: At its fifth annual Google I/O developers conference, Google announced a home entertainment device called Nexus Q. It sends content from your personal collection or YouTube to your existing TV and speaker systems. You control it through a separate Android phone or tablet. The Nexus Q, which Google calls...
  • Google unveils $199 Nexus 7 Jelly Bean tablet June 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Google has unveiled a small computer bearing its brand. Called the Nexus Seven, the 7-inch tablet is manufactured by Taiwan's AsusTek Computer . The device will ship in mid-July starting at $199 - the same price as the Kindle Fire. By contrast, iPads start at $499. Customers can start...
  • Google likely to unveil small tablet at show June 27, 2012

    San Francisco: A small tablet computer bearing Google's brand is expected Wednesday. If speculation about the long-rumored device pans out, the Google tablet is likely be seen more of a threat to Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle Fire than Apple Inc.'s top-selling iPad. More details should emerge Wednesday during the opening speech of...
  • Live: Google I/O conference keynote June 27, 2012

    The opening of the annual Google Input/Output conference promises some tablet and new Android excitement. Catch all the buzz right here, right now. ...