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Google I/O 2011 keynotes available on YouTube

Written on May 14, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Google I/O 2011 event which takes place on San Francisco last week May 10-11, has been attended by thousands of people and watch via live streaming by the whole world.

Major Google product / software announcements:

  • Google announces Android 3.1
  • Google TV getting Android 3.1 and Market this summer
  • Google Ice Cream Sandwich coming in Q4 2011 to smartphones and tablets alike
  • Android Market launches movie rentals, thousands of titles available to your PC, phone or tablet
  • Google Music Beta to stream 20,000 songs for free
  • Google partners with OEMs and carriers to guarantee timely Android updates
  • Google announces Android Open Accessory standard, Arduino-based ADK
  • Google announces Android@Home framework for home automation
  • Google clarifies 18 month Android upgrade program, details far from solidified
  • Google adding Netflix, Hulu support, offline Gmail, Calendar and Docs to Chrome OS this summer, prices hardware at $20 per month
  • Google unveils Acer Chromebook: $349, 11.6-inches with 6.5-hour battery
  • Official: Samsung reveals Chrome OS laptop — the Series 5
  • Google teases Samsung-built Chromebox, desktop version of Chrome OS

If you miss the change to watch the event you can now watch the whole event via Youtube, Watch the video after the break.

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Google Unveils Two New Chrome OS Notebooks

Written on May 12, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Following its pilot program, Google unveils its two new Chrome OS notebooks from Acer and Samsung.

Yesterday’s Google I/O keynote reveals two upcoming Chrome OS notebook from Samsung and Acer. And if the keynote is anything to go by, people will see Google’s new babies hit the streets this summer. Obviously, both will run the Chrome OS as their sole operating system. In addition to this, the Samsung and Acer ChromeBook will also have Netflix and Hulu support and offline versions of Gmail and Google Docs.

See the full specs of these two new Chrome OS Notebooks after the jump.

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