Google I/O: Android 13 brings more to the blind and deaf

Android lowers barriers for users with disabilities as well as for users with limited circumstances. At the Google I/O Developer Conference, Google is introducing several improvements that will be available for Android devices in the coming weeks and months. The new accessibility reader will help people with low vision to read long text on screens. … Read more

Friday: Plant growth in lunar soil, Google supports app developers

Scientists have grown plants in soil samples taken from the moon for the first time. NASA sees this as a first step toward potential self-sufficiency for astronauts on Earth’s satellite. Google I/O continues to tackle ground issues such as better support for app developers and more help for blind and deaf people with Android 13. … Read more

Google I/O: Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, Pixel Tablet and Pixel Watch announced

Google I/O Developer Conference keynote kicks off at 7pm. Company President Sundar Pichai welcomed the audience to the Shoreline Theater for the first time in three years. At the event, Google announced the Pixel 6a, the latest Android developer smartphone. Pixel 6a should cost 460 euros. It will run on the same Tensor chip that … Read more

Google Pixel Watch: This is known about the smartwatch

About to unveil Google’s Pixel Watch: At I/O developers, Google could give viewers a first glimpse of its first smartwatch. There has been speculation about the Google Watch for years, at least since the Fitbit takeover was a foregone conclusion. But that hasn’t come yet: Fitbit continues to build its own OS watches even after … Read more

Google I/O 2022 Developer Conference casts a shadow

Google should also use I/O in 2022 to introduce new hardware and software. A hot candidate and a perennial favorite is his smartwatch: the Pixel Watch. The rumor mill has been expecting an early introduction at the latest since the Fitbit purchase and increased collaboration with Samsung – but so far nothing has happened. But … Read more