Google I/O

The Google I/O is an annual developer-focused conference hosted by Google in San Francisco, California. Google I/O features highly technical, in-depth sessions focused on building web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open web technologies such as Android, Chrome, Chrome OS and more

Google I/O was started in 2008. The "I" and "O" stand for "Innovation in the Open", and input/output.

Google I/O 2014

posted Mar 27, 2014, 5:18 AM by John Devadoss   [ updated Mar 27, 2014, 5:23 AM ]

Google I/O 2014 will take place between June 25 and June 26 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Over the past years, tickets for the conference have sold out in mere minutes. Because of this Google will allow users to register anytime between April 8 and April 10. Following the registration, Google will use a lottery system to pick the attendees after April 10.

Be sure to follow the events and announcements leading up to the conference by following Google I/O 2014 on DJs Mobiles.

Google I/O 2013

posted Mar 27, 2014, 4:51 AM by John Devadoss   [ updated Mar 27, 2014, 5:04 AM ]

Google I/O 2013 was held at the Moscone Center, San Francisco. Announcements of updates for Android, Chrome OS, Google Chrome and other services were expected during the conference. The registration opened on March 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM PDT (GMT-7). It took only 49 minutes for all the $900 (or $300 for school students and faculty) tickets to get sold out, even with the added requirement that registrants must have both Google+ and Google Wallet accounts. 

There was a fleet of remote-controlled blimps, equipped with camera, streaming a bird's-eye view inside Google I/O, live on

Be sure to download the updated version of Google I/O 2013 for Android, so you can follow the event on your Android device. You can follow the events on our website by visiting Google I/O 2013 or by using the following news stream

Google I/O 2012

posted Mar 27, 2012, 12:06 PM by John Devadoss   [ updated Mar 27, 2014, 4:49 AM ]

The Google I/O 2012 took place between June 27 - 29, 2012 at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco. 

Day 01 focused on Android and we were introduced to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Jelly Bean is an update to Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and brings several performance and stability improvements along with Google Now which is a direct answer to Apple's Siri. Google also introduced the Nexus 7 tablet and the Nexus Q along with giving users an entertaining preview of Google Glasses. The Google+ social network was also updated with the new events feature along with a tablet version for the iPad and Android. 

Day 02 focused on Google Chrome and Chrome OS. Google introduced the Chrome Browser and Google Drive apps for iOS and their powerful Compute Engine for developers. Users were promised the opportunity to test Chromebooks before purchasing at local Best Buy stores in the U.S. or Dixons stores in the U.K.

You can get a summary and watch the keynote from Google I/O Day 01 here and for Day 02 here.

Remember that you can download the official Google I/O 2012 for Android app and follow the events on your mobile device.

Google I/O 2011

posted Mar 27, 2012, 11:53 AM by John Devadoss   [ updated Mar 27, 2012, 11:53 AM ]

The Google I/O 2010 took place between May 10–11, 2011. The main theme of the day one was Android,and the second day featured Chrome and Google Chrome OS.

Google I/O 2011 - Day 01

Google I/O 2011 - Day 02
  • Chromebooks from Samsung and Acer starting selling at June 15. 
  • In-app purchases in Chrome Web Store apps with a flat 5% fee
  • Web version of Angry Birds
Attendees received a free Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and a free Samsung Chromebook.

Google I/O 2010

posted Mar 27, 2012, 11:45 AM by John Devadoss   [ updated Mar 27, 2012, 11:45 AM ]

The Google I/O 2010 was held between May 19–20, 2010. The major themes were Android, App Engine, Chrome, Enterprise, Geo, Google APIs, Google TV, Google Web Toolkit, Social Web, and Google Wave.

Attendees received a free HTC EVO 4G. Google also gave away a Motorola Droid (Verizon) to USA attendees and a Google Nexus One to non-USA attendees prior to the conference.

Google I/O 2009

posted Mar 27, 2012, 11:22 AM by John Devadoss   [ updated Mar 27, 2012, 11:22 AM ]

The Google I/O 2009 was held between May 19–20, 2010. The major themes of the event were Android, App Engine, Chrome, Google Web Toolkit, OpenSocial, Google AJAX APIs, and Google Wave.

Attendees of the Google I/O 2009 walked away with a free HTC MyTouch (Magic)

Google I/O 2008

posted Mar 27, 2012, 10:55 AM by John Devadoss   [ updated Jun 26, 2012, 12:16 PM ]

The Google I/O 2008 was held between May 28–29, 2008. The major themes were OpenSocial, App Engine, Android, Google Maps API, and Google Web Toolkit.

Speakers at the 2008 Google I/O included David Glazer, Alex Martelli, Steve Souders, Dion Almaer, Mark Lucovsky, Guido van Rossum, Jeff Dean, Chris DiBona, Josh Bloch.

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