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Google I/O 2017 Highlights

Google’s annual developer’s conference, Google I/O, held from May 17-19 this year. The company had many great announcements this year, for both developers and consumers. For starters, Google’s Android operating system (OS) now has more than 2 billion monthly active devices. There are also over a billion daily active users using Google Search, …

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Google I/O 2016: Chrome OS Gains Play Store Support

Google announced that Chrome OS is gaining Play Store support, making it possible for Chromebook owners to install and run Android apps. The Android apps will be able to run in three different window sizes on Chromebooks and will be compatible with the keyboard, mousepad, and touch input. As part of the …

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Google I/O 2016: Google Home

At the opening Google I/O keynote yesterday, Google previewed Google Home, the competitor to Amazon Echo. Much like Amazon Echo, Google Home is a Wi-Fi speaker in which it will be powered by Google Assistant, the new smarter and more contextual digital assistant from Google. Users will be able to …

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Google I/O 2016: Google Assistant

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai announced Google Assistant at yesterday’s Google I/O keynote. Google Assistant is a virtual assistant that can converse with users and help users find the relevant information, very much like Apple’s Siri. Building on Google Now and the technology behind it, Google Assistant is able to hold …

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Google I/O 2016: Allo and Duo

Earlier today during the Google I/O keynote, Google announced two new communications apps; Allo and Duo. Allo is Google’s latest smart messaging app that makes user’s conversations easier and more expressive. Since this will be based off the user’s phone number, users can get in touch with anyone in their …

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