Google I/O 2012, in summary form
The Google I/O event is a huge affair – and I have been very delinquent in my coverage – but here is a neat summary of some highlights.
It’s by Scott Knaster, Google Developers Blog Editor – Google I/O 2012: that’s a wrap
- Nexus 7, the first tablet from Google, and Nexus Q, the first social streaming media player.
- Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, with buttery smooth graphics and great new features.
- Google Now, a new search experience on Android that brings you the information you need.
- Google+ Events, and Google+ tablet apps for Android and iOS.
- Project Glass, demoed live during a skydive over San Francisco.
- Chrome for Android moves to Stable, and Chrome for iOS is now available.
- Google Docs adds offline support, and a Google Drive app for iOS.
- Google Compute Engine launches into limited preview.
And there’s also the Android-based robot DJ!