The Google I/O runs from May 15 – 17 but this year’s only keynote speech is now just hours away. Watch it live with TrustedReviews.
Three hours long, Google is expected to unveil some new devices and perhaps the new Android OS during the Google I/O keynote speech.
The speech runs from 9am to 12pm PT at the Moscone Centre in San Francisco, but you can watch it live from 5pm to 8pm BST via the live stream video that we’ve included below.
Google I/O 2013 Rumours
Speaking on his new role as Senior Vice President of Android, Chrome and Google Apps, Sundar Pichai revealed that the Google I/O keynote may not be used to unveil a host of new products as is the norm for the annual Google developers conference.
“[Google I/O 2013 is] going to be different. It’s not a time when we have much in the way of launches of new products or a new operating system”, said Pichai. “Both on Android and Chrome, we’re going to focus this I/O on all of the kinds of things we’re doing for developers, so that they can write better things. We will show how Google services are doing amazing things on top of these two platforms.”
If Pichai is correct, Google I/O may not be used to showcase new Google products that have previously been tipped to make appearances. Google has always used the I/O keynote speech to unveil new products, including Google Glass, Google Nexus 4 and Google Nexus 7.
Many thought Google would use this year’s I/O keynote to launch the new Google Nexus 7 tablet, as well as the Google Nexus 5, tipped by UK retailers pulling the Google Nexus 4 from shelves.
Historically Google has also unveiled the new iteration of its Android mobile OS with this year predicted to bring Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie to market along with a host of new features like Google Game Centre or Google Babel.
However, this year Google may abandon all pre-conceived keynote expectations in favour of taking the opportunity to discuss future possibilities for Android developers, perhaps focusing on the potential of Google Glass.
For now, you can read our Google I/O: What to expect feature and see what we think the keynote will bring if Pichai is proved wrong.