Posts tagged Google I/O

Google Shifts Google I/O Registration Date

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Google has shifted the dates for registration to Google I/O, instead of having registrations open from April 8 to April 10, now developers can register from April 15 to April 18. As shared by Google I/O on their Google Plus page the reason for the delay is because they are trying to make the process easier. Read More

Google Glass Announced, Pre-Orders Start From $1500 for US Based I/O Attendees

Google today at Google I/O finally revealed Google Glass, something that holds the future of augmented reality. Sergey Brin did a long demo explaining all the features of the Google Glass and mentioned that US based Google I/O attendees will be able to pre-order these cool glasses for $1500 and that the Google Glass will start shipping in early 2013. Read More

Google TV – What is it? [VIDEO]

Google finally announced its much anticipated and long rumored Google TV today at Google I/O. With Google TV, Google plans to bring Web Content on TV. Google is teaming up with Intel, Sony and Logitech for Google TV. The concept is not at all new and many other firms have been working on such a device.

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Google’s New Ad Formats Take On iAd [PICS]

At Google I/O, Google announced Android 2.2, codenamed Froyo. Froyo comes along with many major improvements and features. One such great feature is the new Ads format which Google introduced.

iAd – Apple’s Mobile Advertising was about to change mobile advertising profoundly but Google’s major announcement could change things. These new Ad formats would work on Froyo. Much of the ideas of the Ad formats come from iAd, but some are new. Some new Ad formats which Google introduced were -

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Google and Typekit Collaborate

Google made some huge announcements during Google I/O including the Chrome Web Store. They even introduced the Google Font API and Google Font Directory. They have collaborated with Typekit to open source the Web Font Loader, a JavaScript library for improving the web font experience.

This means more fonts would be available for developers to choose from. HTML 5, CSS3 and Web Fonts would provide a much better and richer experience to the users. Still Google would face some challenges as different browsers treat the download of web fonts differently.

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