Google I/O, a conference where many Google products and services have been introduced (Android, Google Wave, Google TV are three of them), begins today and we’re already hearing about some of the services that will be announced.
So we thought it would it might be useful to compile a ist of some of the most recent announcements and news items coming from the Googleplex. A day doesn’t go by (sometimes its only a few hours) that Google doesn’t introduce, enhance, makeover, or make some type of change to that the online researcher might want to know about.
So, without further adieu, here’s a roundup of some announcements from the past few weeks.
Formal Announcement Coming at Google I/O:
1. Formal Announcement Forthcoming at Google I/O “Google to Start a Cloud-Based Music Player” (via WSJ)
Service will launch without licensing agreements similar to Amazon.com’s new cloud service to store and play music and store other material. However, unlike Amazon, Google will not be selling music to store in your cloud.
2. “Google Goggles Gets Upgrade On Android Devices (via Search Engine Land/SEL)”
Last week we posted about about a few cameraphone search apps specifically for iOS devices. Two of them recently launched and are both very cool.
3. “Get more into movies on YouTube” (via YouTube Blog)
More movies to rent using YouTube.