Google, the tech giant and the search engine behind the most used mobile OS hosts an I/O developer conference every year. The company invites developers from around the globe to introduce its upcoming hardware technology and software updates. This helps developers to get a hand on the upcoming upgrades and help them prepare their apps, devices, and products accordingly. In addition to this Google also uses this event to share some of its major product updates like Android, Pixel, and Nexus. This year’s Google I/O developer conference will be held from 8 May to 10 May at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA. The company announced this year’s I/O Developer Conference dramatically by tweeting binary codes to reveal the google.com/io.
Google I/O developer conference will include the introduction of many new innovations from the company. Android P, the upcoming version of the Android platform may come with a developer preview in the mid-March and the full preview is expected to arrive at Google I/O 2018. Google introduced additional features like picture-in-picture preview, Notification dots, and more with Android Oreo. We may get some of the new Android features and capabilities at this year's conference. Google Home, the smart speaker assistant from the company is likely to receive some of the new upgrades at the event. Google Home Line, a new smart speaker product may be addressed by the company during the event. Along with this, the tech giant may extend the smart speakers support to the devices like refrigerators and other electrical appliances to challenge Amazon’s Alexa. Google never misses a chance to surprise the developers and the users; so, we never know if the company is coming with a major update for some of its apps including Google Map, Google Photos, Google Assistant etc.
Google I/O 2018 will feature the developer sessions, App reviews, Sandboxes, Codelabs and Office Hours. This will give developers a chance to meet the Googlers for asking questions and sharing their opinions face to face. Along with this, there will be many fun activities scheduled for after hours. The event will remain active for three days so, we can assume a lot of announcements coming from Google, however, we need to wait for the May to everything in detail.
Meanwhile, you can collect clues and hints about the conference from Google I/O website. You can then explore the street view of Google Building 1300 in Mountain View and in order to move forward, you need to open the locked doors by solving puzzles. While solving the puzzles you will get hints about the theme of Google I/O 2018 Developer Conference.View More