June 2012 Archives
Thursday, 28th June 2012
The Google I/O Developers Conference is hardly a button-down affair. Even during the day, attendees sport more T-shirts than ties, more shorts than suits. And at night, after the “serious” business is done, the 6,000 attendees take tech to its funky party extreme. Check out these images of the scene.
Google Nexus 7 Makes Amazon Kindle Fire Irrelevant
Google announced the Nexus 7 Android tablet Wednesday at the Google I/O developers' conference. Manufactured by Asus, the Nexus 7 costs $199. That price will make it extremely attractive to consumers. The best-selling Android tablet is the Kindle Fire from Amazon, which also costs $199. Yet, putting the two tablets side by side on paper, there is…
Why Every New Android or iOs Feature Is an Opportunity for Facebook
From Google Events to the Nexus Q home entertainment device, Google announced some really cool new social-oriented mobile features and services on Wednesday at its Google I/O developers conference. Apple did much the same earlier this month at WWDC, its World Wide Developers Conference. Ironically, though, the more impressive the proprietary…