2012

Google I/O Schedule Is Now Live, Get A First Look At All The Cool Android (And Other Google) Session Topics

google_ioIn case the parade of trade shows and device announcements in the first half of the year aren't enough to keep you excited, Google I/O stands as the centerpiece of Android and Google hype. If you're just too eager to see what's going to happen late this June, then here's something to whet your appetite: The Google I/O schedule is now live at Google's developer site.

Google IO registration opened

If you plan to go to Google IO 2012 then you will want to get up nice and early!

googleio2012Just a friendly reminder for all of you Android developer types looking forward to the annual extravaganza known as Google IO. Registration for the 3-day event gets underway nice and early tomorrow (7AM PDT) and will likely end in around one hour's time. If the last few years are any indication then the level of interest for the 2012 conference will be off the charts.

Here's a quick, last-minute recap of what to expect and/or need for registration. You can head to Google IO's website for the full details.

[Video] The Android Team Shows Us What Mobile World Congress 2012 Looked Like From Its Point Of View

androidIt takes a lot to put together something amazing for an event like Mobile World Congress. Countless hours of planning have to go into designing an amazing booth, and days of construction likely take place just to get everything set up. All for three days worth of mobile-packed awesomeness.

The Android team got us psyched the week before Mobile World Congress by showing off its 2011 booth; and now, in a similar fashion, it has created a video to show off what everyone who couldn't make it Barcelona missed this year.

Google Is Planning Pricey Glasses With An Augmented Reality Heads-Up Display, May Sell Them By Year's End

gogglesYou've got to hand it to Google. They don't let silly things like "feasibility" and "finances" get in the way of an awesome idea. The New York Times is reporting that Google is working on a set of glasses with the specs of a smartphone, including 3G and 4G data connectivity, GPS, a camera, and oh yeah, a heads-up display.

Rovio teases ‘Angry Birds Space’ for March 22

What does one do after they conquer earth? They head for space!

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Samsung Will Not Hold A Press Conference At Mobile World Congress This Year

samsungAfter indicating it would not announce the Galaxy S III at MWC, Samsung has now all but confirmed to PCMag it won't be showing off anything particularly exciting in Barcelona this month - because they won't be holding any sort of press conference during the event. Yikes.

RootsTech 2012 Conference Scheldue And Live Stream

logoWe already informed you about the RootsTech 2012 conference, which kicks off this Thursday, February 2nd-4th in Salt Lake City, Utah. Now here's the scheldue according to Mountain Standard Time (MST), and it will be live streamed at rootstech.org.

Samsung Joins The Fight Against Short Battery Life, Promises 2012 Phone Will Be All-Day Strong For Most Users

samsungAs smartphones get larger, more vibrant displays, faster CPUs, 4G LTE network connectivity, and more features, there is one area where they still always fall short: battery life. In fact, most modern smartphones lack the ability to last a full day of regular, moderate usage without requiring some additional juice.

HzO Lets You Fully Submerge Your Device In Water With No Ill Effects

hzoHow many times have you dropped a phone in water? A puddle, bucket, bathtub, lake, toilet (don't act like it doesn't happen)... whatever. Phone attracting bodies of water are seemingly everywhere, and unless you're willing to put your phone in a ginormous waterproof case, once that beautiful piece of tech meets the life-affirming liquid substance, it's usually hosed (but sometimes rice can help).

AR.Drone 2.0 Comes With Enhanced Stability, Beams 720p Video, And Makes Piloting Intuitive

droneThe Ar.Drone, an awesome quad-copter by Parrot just got a major upgrade. Parrot has unveiled the Ar.Drone 2.0, which brings many revisions (enhancements) to the original concept.
Here's a look at the Ar.Drone 2.0 in action. Watch it flip!

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