Google is going to host its annual I/O developer conference tomorrow on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 through a live stream.
Online Only Free Event
Every Year, it is large, in-person event, this year’s I/O will be a virtual event, thanks to the ongoing pandemic. It will be hosted online on Google’s I/O website and will be free of cost for everyone. The event will see the launch of Android 12 and likely updates to Google’s core services, and there’s a possibility of an unveiling of new Pixel hardware. Google I/O runs from May 18-20.
Google I/O 2021: How to watch it live
The event will kick off at 10.30 pm IST tomorrow (18 May). You can tap on the livestream link embedded below to catch all the live updates.
Google IO 2021 Expectations / Rumours
At I/O, we usually get a sneak peek of the next version of Android. Google releases the OS to developers early to get familiarise with the update before a beta release this summer. This year, Android 12 is getting a major revamp. Leaked screenshots reveal a visual change, featuring a new interface, widgets and privacy features. Google also uses its annual developer conference to announce major updates to its services and apps, including Chrome and Chrome OS. During previous events, Google announced exciting features coming to Maps and Google Assistant.
- Android 12
- Google Pixel Buds A
- Pixel Watch
The live stream details will be uploaded on the Google IO events page before the event starts. The opening keynote address by Sundar Pichai will also be live-streamed on YouTube.