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Google I/O 2014 Keynote

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  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:15:55 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:16:01 PM
    Pichai talking about phone uses: money transfers, eye diagnostics, mental health support
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:16:15 PM
    Androids now 62 percent of tablet shipments
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:16:26 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:16:29 PM
    "We view this as leading indicator of where usage will be." - Pichai
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:16:50 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:16:58 PM
    App installs up 236 percent. "People are really engaging with these devices."
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:17:02 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:17:18 PM
    "At the last IO, we talked about reaching the next 5 billion users," he says.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:17:20 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 4:17:33 PM
    Sundar is talking about going back home to India, which garnered a big cheer from the Indian devs in the audience, of which there are quite a few.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:17:38 PM
    Shout out for India, the audience cheers.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:17:52 PM
    Debuting AndroidOne
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:17:57 PM
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:18:18 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:18:37 PM
    AndroidOne is an initiative to define reference platforms for OEMs to more easily
    build phones.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:18:39 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:18:46 PM
    Stock android, play auto-installs, auto updates.
  • Ahmed 6/25/2014 4:19:04 PM
    Did you notice the smart watch on his wrist?
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 4:19:04 PM
    So this is another low-cost Android effort, allowing for lots of local customizations, but still built on stock Android. Curious to hear about hardware partners for this effort.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:19:05 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:19:06 PM
    "The software comes from Google, just like Nexus and Google Play initiative phones"
  • shantipur 6/25/2014 4:19:08 PM
    What is that watch he's wearing??
  • Dudenheimer 6/25/2014 4:19:16 PM
    The comedy of Brian Tong never ceases to amaze. The constant singing of something's on Fire...wow, just sheer genius. Thank you. Please, get out on the road so I can see you at a comedy club near me.
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 4:19:18 PM
    Ahh, Micromax is onboard, a 4.5-inch device with FM radio.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:19:20 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:19:35 PM
    Less than $100 for the Micromax AndroidOne
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:19:49 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:20:00 PM
    Karbonn, MicroMax, Spice for India's AndroidOne phones
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:20:04 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:20:13 PM
    SD, Dual SIM, 4.5" screen, FM radio
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:20:31 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:20:32 PM
    Now up: What's next for Android and Chrome
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:20:40 PM
    Preview of Lollipop incoming
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:20:50 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:20:59 PM
    "This is one of the most comprehensive releases we've done"
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 4:21:01 PM
    It's just called "L" at this point, interesting. Maybe they haven't signed the advertising deal yet?
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:21:10 PM
    "We wanted to take a radical new approach to design"
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:21:20 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:21:37 PM
    Matias Duarte, VP of Design for Google, on stage
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 4:21:40 PM
    Good partners? Lotte, perhaps? Lindor?
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:21:55 PM
  • Tim Stevens 6/25/2014 4:22:09 PM
    Matias wearing an... interesting jacket that is see-through, showing a... loud patterned shirt beneath. Almost looks like rattan.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/25/2014 4:22:13 PM
    For a design guy, he's got some funky facial hair going on.
  • James Martin 6/25/2014 4:22:19 PM
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