Google I/O 2021 will be the tech giant’s annual hardware conference. It is scheduled to begin on Tuesday May 18. Google I/O 2021, the largest tech event of the company, will be live streamed online. The cycle will be followed by Google, who is likely to reveal features for both developers and consumers. However, The Verge reports that Google may announce a few features that are more suited for developers. This could include UI improvements. Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 5a smartwatch and Pixel 5a smartphones at this event.
Google I/O 2021 Event: Register online and watch the livestream. Timings
Google I/O 2021 will begin today and run until May 20. With a keynote speech, the event will start at 9:40 am Pacific Time (PT), Google will live stream the event over three days on its official social media account. Developers and viewers interested in the event can watch live sessions, workshops, and AMAs by signing up on Google’s I/O site with their Google account. You can watch all updates as they happen live by embedding the stream link.
Google I/O 2021: Here’s everything you can expect from Android 12 to Pixel 5a
Jon Prosser, the tipter, recently posted slides from Android 12. These showed a revamped Wi Fi and Bluetooth toggles in the notification bar. A new conversation widgets were also found on the home screen. The new Android OS will also include improvements in privacy and a better picture-in-picture experience when viewing videos.
Google will share information on Google Assistant upgrades at this year’s I/O. A new UI and smart-home-centric features could be added to the voice assistant. The announcements could include new features for Wear OS, also known as Android Wear. Google will also be revealing details about the Pixel Buds A series truly wireless (TWS), stereo headphones and Pixel 5a smartphone at its hardware event, which is widely expected.