Google I/O Keynote - What I Liked
What i like so far...
So today was the start of Google I/O which is basically a conference where Google shows off their latest and greatest in innovations for use; developers, media, and techies alike can gawk and glamour over what is on the horizon for use in the near future...
Google Cloud Messaging
· Up-stream messaging
· Notifications Sync across Platform
Google Play Game Service
· Cloud Save
· Cross Platform With iOS
· Multiplayer Services
Google Play Store (available now…)
· It now comes in Tablet Friendly version
· The New Music app (it has had a complete overhaul now look similar to the desktop web app.)
· Now New Google play all access service to that is similar to Spotify better IMO
|Hobbit game being demo'd at Google I/O Keynote with in the Nexus 10 Web Browser|
Google Chrome is always improving and it seems they are Going to make some big leaps in the near future with both desktop and mobile versions in …
· Speed and performance
· New High quality containers (WebP and VP9) which will rival Jpeg and H.264 respectively but use way less space than them. (approx. 50% less)
· Checkout Sync
· Web games (a racer as well as Hobbit game displayed)
· Data compression on chrome for mobile
Google Play for Education
· … putting Google in the schools
· Newly designed stream for desktop reminds me of how Google Currents are laid out or maybe more closely how the Dynamic View “Mosaic” from blogger is set up.
· The Revamped Hashtagging system – Indexed hashtags as well as auto hastagging is a game just flat out awesome.
· Hangouts is also being revamped, with it’s… (what a way to make yesterday’s blackberry announcement irreverent)
- new standalone app
- Long Running conversations (optional)
- Notification sync
- Group video at no charge (note this has always been free)
· Photos – Google has also totally revamped this as well. ("Google being your new Darkroom")
- 15gb Free (announced yesterday but you can still have unlimited amount of standard photos)
- Google can Choose you best pics for you
- Auto Enhance
- Google and make animated images (.gif)
Google Now and Search has been updated for all platforms
· Newest feature being Reminders
· Will receive overhaul this summer on all platforms
Overall i was pretty satisfied with the way Google I/O is turning out so far...
Stay Tuned for more coverage and After though