Google I/O kicks off at 1PM ET, comply with our liveblog right here!

Google I/O, the corporate’s annual developer-targeted convention, kicks off in just some hours — however at a a lot totally different venue than in years previous. As an alternative of San Francisco’s Moscone Middle, we’re actually in Google’s yard on the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View. The situation could also be totally different, however CEO Sundar Pichai and a parade of Google executives will nonetheless be taking the stage to inform us all concerning the subsequent model of Android, updates to Chrome, and a host of issues but to be formally introduced. We should always hear concerning the firm’s expanded VR ambitions, a brand new competitor to Amazon’s Alexa, extra particulars on Android Put on and far more.

The keynote begins at 1PM ET / 10AM PT, and we’ll be liveblogging all of the information proper right here. Google would not shuttle us all right down to Mountain View if it did not have one thing massive deliberate, so keep tuned.

Nathan is a senior editor at Engadget and was previously an editor at The Verge. A semi-current San Francisco resident by means of Boston, Nathan covers Google, gaming, apps and providers (particularly music), bizarre web tradition and rather more. He’ll evaluate nearly any odd piece of hardware that comes his approach. In his spare time, Nathan enjoys the superior meals SF has to supply and loves taking photographs round northern California.