Google I/O 2012 conference Day 1 brings some really good news our way. In today’s announcement, Google introduced some new devices, launched new services and revealed awesome updates to the existing one.
With this quick roundup post, lets recollect what was announced today:
Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) builds on top of Ice Cream Sandwich.
Google introduces Google Now.
Google Play store now includes Magazines. You can also buy Movies and television shows.
Nexus 7: Google introduces Nexus 7 – a powerful new 7” tablet with 1280×800 HD display, Quad-core Tegra-3 CPU. Price $199 for 4GB and $249 for 16GB. Check out the demo below:
Nexus Q: Google also introduced Nexus Q that combines the power of Android and Google Play to stream music and video in your home using a Sphere shaped device. This spherical device plugs into any speaker and TV in your house. Pre-order it from Google Play for $299 and it will ship in mid-July. Demo video below:
Finally Google+ for tablets is here with some decent UI changes and easier navigation.
Google+ Events: Google+ Events brings complete event management to Google+. With Events you can send invitations, share photos live and after the party. Best of all the Party Mode on mobile devices make it real easy to add photos in real-time to the event. All your party people can share party photos in one place.
Anurag Bansal is a freelance tech writer, android evangelist, entrepreneur and an engineer at heart. He is very fond of latest gadgets and loves to write about cool apps and web services. Connect with him on Twitter and Google+ and visit his personal page to know more about him.