Google is set to unveil its new products and software at Google I/O 2016 developer's conference. Many tech enthusiasts are looking forward this event. It is rumored the company could reveal the new Android N software, Nexus 2016 and new Nexus phones. Now, here's a guide on how to watch Google I/O live stream and details about Google new devices.
The much-anticipated Google I/O 2016 conference is scheduled to take place from May 18 to 20. The conference will start at 10 am at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View. Google CEO Sundar Pichai will host the developer's gathering.
Interested viewers can tune into the event in several ways. The Mountain View-based tech company has created a Youtube page for the live stream of the event; head over to this link to check it out. Also, there's a free Google I/O 2016 application available in Google Play Store.
PC Advisor has reported the company will reveal more details about Android N, the successor of the current Android Marshmallow. As of now, the developer preview of the system only offers small productivity enhancements, such as multi-window mode for mobile devices. Most of the improvements in the system is on productivity. Also, it has been reported Android N will contain enhanced Doze function for longer battery life, which is always a plus for professionals.
Google could also reveal the final version of the new Android OS before September, allowing it to have advantage to Apple's iOS 10 launching slated in third quarter of the year.
Several tech websites reported Google might also launch a device that runs Android firmware. Many gadget lovers are waiting for the release of Nexus 7 2016, and it could happen in Google I/O conference.
As we previously reported, this year's Nexus 7 is from Huawei rather than the previous Asus. The device's rumored specs include Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 or Nvidia Tegra X1 processor, 4GB of RAM, 7in Quad-HD display, and a 3,000mAh battery.
Interestingly, Google might also give more details about its Cardboard virtual reality headset, which was announced at I/O in 2014. It is reported the company has its own VR division to deeply research the potentials of the product.
ComputerWorld reported a presentation titled "VR at Google: What we have built, what we have learned and where we are headed" will happen on 19 May at 9 am (5 pm GMT).
With that being said, let's wait and see what Google has in store for us this year.