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This is Google’s new VR headset reference design, hardware to start arriving in the fall

In what’s become the Google I/O defining moment, the company kicked off the 2012 event with a series of skydivers, bikers, and climbers to debut the hot newness that was Project Glass (hindsight, etc.). Two years later, Google went all Oprah on everyone and sent I/O attendees home with Cardboard headsets of their very own –…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/18/google-vr-headset/?ncid=rss

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Google takes a new approach to native apps with Instant Apps for Android

Mobile apps often provide a better user experience than browser-based web apps, but you first have to find them, download them, and then try not to forget you installed them. Now, Google wants us to rethink what mobile apps are and how we interact with them. Instant Apps, a new Android feature Google announced at its…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/18/google-takes-a-new-approach-to-native-apps-with-instant-apps-for-android/?ncid=rss

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What Will Be Announced At Google I/O 2016? Here’s What We Expect

One day a year, Google gathers all sides of the industry to show off everything the company has been cooking up for the past twelve months. From all new Android to automated automobiles, it’s the day they unveil everything they’ve worked so hard (with varying degrees of success) to keep secret. Tomorrow is that day…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/17/what-will-be-announced-at-google-io-2016-heres-what-we-expect/?ncid=rss