Relating to Android, the only largest convention of the 12 months is unquestionably Google I/O. This 12 months’s occasion is predicted to showcase extra {hardware} than normal, with Google maybe unveiling a midrange cellphone, a foldable, and a pill. That is all along with updates on Android 14, sneak peaks on the progress of AI tasks like Google Bard, and developer-focused shows that can form business traits effectively into 2024.


When does Google I/O 2023 begin?

The Google I/O keynote is predicted to begin at 10 am Pacific on Wednesday, Might 10, which is 1 pm for these of you on the east coast. If final 12 months’s keynote is something to go by, this a part of the presentation ought to have a runtime of about two hours. CEO Sundar Pichai will doubtless kick issues off, then we should always hear from different high-ranking Googlers like Rick Osterloh and Prabhakar Raghavan.

This 12 months’s I/O may have a unique timeframe than pre-pandemic iterations of the occasion. As a substitute of spanning a number of days, the keynote and all subsequent conferences will happen solely on Wednesday, Might 10. This may increasingly lead to a few of the smaller shows working concurrently, however the keynote needs to be proven completely by itself.

The right way to watch Google I/O 2023

You may watch the keynote from the YouTube embed beneath — or when you’d slightly, you possibly can head on to the usual YouTube stream or the American Signal Language model.

If you happen to’re studying this earlier than the occasion has began, you possibly can open the stream within the YouTube app and faucet the bell icon to be notified when the occasion goes stay. If you happen to catch this whereas the stream is in progress, YouTube ought to mean you can rewind the feed utilizing the scrubber controls on the backside of the video. If you happen to’re trying to watch after the keynote has concluded, there’s normally a ready time of an hour or so whereas the finalized video processes, however after that, you need to be capable of view the video like some other.

As for the opposite, smaller conferences, hyperlinks aren’t up simply but, however you need to be capable of discover stay streams on Google’s YouTube channel. The identical guidelines apply, so you need to be capable of pause and rewind whereas the occasions are ongoing, and there will probably be a ready time after the occasion earlier than the finalized movies course of and turn out to be accessible once more.

What to anticipate at Google I/O 2023

Google has posted its full I/O 2023 program, however no precise occasions are given aside from the keynote’s begin. Nonetheless, from this, we all know there will probably be talks on Android 14, Chrome OS, Google Residence, Materials Design, and the Google Play Retailer. And if solely as a result of it is a Google occasion in 2023, we all know AI will probably be a giant a part of what’s mentioned — the corporate even has What’s New in Generative AI and What’s New in Machine Studying talks scheduled, and big-ticket gadgets will certainly be mentioned throughout the keynote.

For the keynote particularly, we are able to solely speculate, however leaks have painted a reasonably clear image of what to anticipate. Google’s midrange Pixel 7a needs to be unveiled in its entirety, with the cellphone doubtlessly happening sale proper after the occasion. We additionally anticipate to see an all-new foldable fittingly known as the Pixel Fold, in addition to a large-screen machine with a speaker stand that doubles as a sensible house hub known as the Pixel Pill — however these units will not be up on the market instantly, although there might be some form of preorder occasion following I/O. Lastly, if we’re fortunate, we’d even see a glimpse of Google’s upcoming flagships, the Pixel 8 and eight Professional.