As part of Google I/O we learned a little something about existing Google Home devices, they have Bluetooth! Announced during the Keynote the Home is getting Bluetooth support. That means it’s yet another speaker you connect to via Bluetooth because we needed more of those, but it’s one thing that the Echo had over the […]

At Google I/O Google has announced that YouTube’s 360-degree videos are coming soon to TVs, expanding beyond smartphones and web browsers for the first time. “It’s not just about the size of the screen,” YouTube product manager Sarah Ali said before demoing a 360-degree video from Coachella. “It’s about giving you an experience that [traditional] TV […]

GOOOD MORNING! It’s day 1 for Google I/O. We’ll make sure to cover everything we can. Everything begins with the keynote at 10am PST, and we’ll be live blogging everything. Nick FelkerNick Felker is a student Electrical & Computer Engineering student at Rowan University (C/O 2017) and the student IEEE webmaster. When he’s not studying, […]

[Update] We are working on adding support for all podcast platforms On This Podcast Kevin & I discuss Google I/O and what to expect as well as news in the Android TV realm from the last week and everything in between. The Show notes are listed below. Show Notes: Aeotec by Aeon Labs DSA03202W Black […]

Google I/O continues to be a massive event, this year with over 7,000 developers. There’s plenty more who wanted to attend but were unable. To help spread the word about Google’s projects and still engage the larger developer community, individuals can plan I/O Extended events where they get together to watch the keynote and host […]

This year’s Google I/O was bigger than it has been in the past. Over 7000 developers descended upon the Shoreline Ampitheatre and the results were amazing. Google announced a ton of new APIs for developers, new messaging apps, new devices, and held over two hundred sessions on bringing developers up to speed. Android TV was […]

Live Channels is a way users can triage live channels over-the-air or from a cable box with any third-party app. You can watch Fox right next to Haystack TV, or watch your local public broadcasting in a PiP while you play a game. It’s a beautiful app and a great set of APIs for media […]

TGIF! This last day of Google I/O will continue to hold sessions focusing around the living room, and Nick will continue to nurse his sunburned limbs. Nick FelkerNick Felker is a student Electrical & Computer Engineering student at Rowan University (C/O 2017) and the student IEEE webmaster. When he’s not studying, he is a software […]

Nick is pretty sunburned from yesterday, but it shouldn’t be as hot today. Here’s hoping… Nick FelkerNick Felker is a student Electrical & Computer Engineering student at Rowan University (C/O 2017) and the student IEEE webmaster. When he’s not studying, he is a software developer for the web and Android (Felker Tech). He has several […]

Android N, whose name will be decided by us, is getting another update. It was announced at I/O earlier today. (Vote for “Namey McNameFace”!) This is now a “beta”, meaning it’s said to be stable enough to be put on daily drivers. This third release, is one of the five planned before the final release. […]

It’s a beautiful day in Mountain View, perfect for the first day of Google’s conference festival. We’ll be live blogging from the event itself and from us watching the stream. Stay tuned! Nick FelkerNick Felker is a student Electrical & Computer Engineering student at Rowan University (C/O 2017) and the student IEEE webmaster. When he’s not […]

Sometime around 2011-2012 my childhood enthusiasm and anticipation for Christmas morning had made its triumphant return… only it was no longer actually for Christmas. Google had captured that spirit with its annual Google I/O developer’s conference. Adult me would wait and watch in wonder at all the goodies announced. Sure, most major announcements would leak in […]

Google I/O is only a few days and it’s a ghost town regarding what to expect. There have been a rather small number of rumors, but using these rumors, we can take a stab at what kinds of things Google will be announcing at the keynote. This year Google is in an excellent position with […]

Google I/O is coming soon; May 18th is less than a month away. At their annual developer conference, Google announces new products, services, and APIs for developers. Beyond just that first exciting keynote, there are plenty of sessions led to Google members about their array of products. Attendees can attend these, learn more about specific […]

The happiest time of the year is almost upon us. I’m talking about, obviously, Google I/O. It’s Google’s annual developer conference which will be full of breaking news and amazing technology demos. Google will definitely be showing off Android N, and this will be the first year that Sundar Pichai hosts as the CEO of […]

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai has announced the dates for Google I/O 2016, their huge annual developer’s conference. The news came in a tweet, so there isn’t any more information to announce right now. I/O'16 coming to neighborhood where it all started 10 yrs ago: Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, May 18-20. More details soon. #io16 […]