Welcome to our Google I/O 2015 Live Blog. Everything that happened at The Google I/O 2015 Keynote, step by step. If you like the content, Please share it with your friends, and you can use the short & easy to remember URL “bit.ly/androdollario15liveblog” for easier access.

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Are you ready Googlers for the much awaited event?

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The scientific experiment is about to blow!

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The whale is pretty much the identical size! Nice job Google with that!

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People are still taking their seats. Old classic game music theme is the countdown.

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It’s pretty much a game itself rather than a countdown. What a way of entertaining the crowd. 

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And we have a Winner!

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And the music goes on!

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The arena has a pretty much realistic, live, refreshing atmosphere thanks to the the screen surrounding the place. 

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The music changes. And you now what’s coming next! It’s time for Google I/O 2015 Keynote…

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Going through an inter galactic experience

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the countdown starts

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And the event is about to begin….

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Well that was unexpected. The countdown stops and opens up a cartoon. What’s Google up to now?…

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And the countdown resumes…

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Welcome to Google I/O 2015 everyone..

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Pichai, “We build products for EVERYONE”…. 

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“Each of these products work at scale for everyone in the world.”

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Over a billion uses Google products over the world

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It’s going to be “Beyond Mobile”

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Today they serve 400 OEMs, 500 careers…

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starting off with 4 models they have evolved up to 7 leading models and many more

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35 Car brands are participating in Android Auto…

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Over 17 Million Chromecastes , 1.5 Billion clicks

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Paichai on Stage!

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Now we have Dave Burke on stage

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Dave Bruke talks about the new Android M preview..

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App permissions has improved..

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It breaks down techniques into smaller components

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Android M Permissions! 

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“User can modify App permissions” says Dave Bruke…

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This is Awesome!

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Next up, “Web Experience”

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chrome custom tabs is another new experience that has being introduced

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Chrome custom tabs is a nice feature…

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Custom tabs are available in Chrome Dev Channel

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Chrome Custom Tabs also coming soon!

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Android has a thing called the “intent system” that lets apps link to each other, but you get a “disambig dialog” that makes you choose which app you want to use when you click it.

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One app. Multiple screens…

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Next up, Android Pay…

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“We made android pay an open platform so the people can use it conveniently”.- Dave Bruke

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A standard API for developers of the fingerprint sensor…

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the finger scan will verify the payment action 

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Doze. A new feature for battery saving….

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Android M stays x2 times longer than lollipop with the help of Doze…

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Next Nexus Maybe? 

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USB C coming soon to Android devices!

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Hah. You can use your Android phone to charge something else. Like you have a lot of battery power…

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“Most polished Android release to date.”

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Developer preview today available for Nexus 5, 6, 9, and Player

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Now coming to Android Wear

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All about Android Wear

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Always on Time coming to Android Wear 

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Black and White mode coming to Android Wear

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Yeah. You see the time all the time… We get it Google. A watch has to have the clock

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the android wear watch includes a navigation option and an option to save your grocery list

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Gesture controls are here.

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New apps coming. Uber, Foursquare, CityMapper

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Forgot where you parked the car? Buy an android wear to locate it..

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That’s it for Wear. Sundar Pichai back on stage.

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Pichai talking about IoT

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Project Brilo. Which is the underlying operating system for the internet of things.

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Brilo is derived from android.

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“Weave” is the IoT communications layer.

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Weave lets Brillo devices, phones, and the internet all talk to each other.

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Android devices will auto-detect Brillo and Weave devices.

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This is Brillo

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Brillo launches in Q3, and Weave in Q4.

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IoT – Internet of Things

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Brillo launches in Q3, and Weave in Q4.

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Try searching what does Kermit’s nephew look like?.. And yes. You can search for Kermit the frog in spanish

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All these searches are possible because of machine learning and deep neural nets.

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Aparna Chennapragada takes the stage

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She’s excited about Google Now

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There is a natural search engine as well as a context engine

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Aparna Chennapragada talks more about Google Now & Google’s Knowledge graph

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you can re order groceries, you can order a cab as soon as you land and look for context details about the next station

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Now on Tap is the latest feature introduced by google

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This is Impressive !

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the Now on Tap feature provides us with contextual information

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Now on tap works with a variety of apps.

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Looking for a menu where you cant pronounce the name? Well… now on Tap will do it for you

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We can get info instantly now!

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We take too many photos, Google says, and we can’t keep track of them all.

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Scrolling. Scrolling. Scrolling till you find your picture.

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So we introduce Google Photos…

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Meet Google Photos! 

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Selfie time. No stick though..

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Google Photos automatically backups all the photos.

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Everything picture is in one place no matter what the device is.

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Slide to the right, brings up the collection.

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Home for all your Photos

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Slide to the left brings up the photo assistance 

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Press an image and drag it down and it selects the images.

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sharing with no strings attached! the receiver doesnt need to have a certain app in order to see the photos you shared

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you can back up and store unlimited high quality photos and videos for free

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FREE! That’s HUGE! 

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Google Photos available from today. Starts rolling on Android, iOS and web

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Promotional Video…

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Google translate app that connects millions of people is the next feature in store for us

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1.2+ Billion smart phones to hit the market by next year 

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Taking many of google products and making them simple to be used in vast number of countries

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Faster browsing..

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faster and simpler application takes over less space than it use to take 

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Taking Youtube videos offline up to 48 hours of availability 

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Offline transit maps

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offline maps helps you save alot of data and money

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Turns by turn voice directions offline available 

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 voice directions are available offline as well

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Promo plays…

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Full editing and debugging in Android Studio 1.3 

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Polymer 1.0 the web app toolkit is hitting stores today.

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Cloud test labs on the way

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Firebird now has over 190,000 users around the world

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Cloud messaging broadening to IOS 

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Universal App Campaign to help developers in advertising their apps 

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The ability to see statistics on app purchase and usage 

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Ellie Powers on Google play 

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Google is trying to be smarter about search results it groups stuff into sub categories when needed.

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google play offers a family store which makes it easier for parents to find family friendly applications

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Android Nano degree via Udacity

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Clay on Google Cardboard 

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More than 1 million cardboard users in and around the world 

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Using VR and cardboard and making learning and field trips more exciting and fun

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New Cardboard

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Collaborating with the Planetary Society and the National Museum to widen the expedition 

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Jump enables anyone to jump into a VR video 

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Opening up camera geometry and its plan for the use of every one 

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Using depth data to look through in between gaps and give the viewer a full on view

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Jump Assembler available this summer, and Youtube will enable Jump from this summer as well

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Project loom the new era

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The best Google I/O yet 

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That’s it for the Google IO 2015 Keynote! Thanks for Checking in to @AndroDollar

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Good Night!

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