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May 9, 2013

Google I/O 2013 app ready for download on Google Play


With just under a week until the Google I/O developer conference of the year, the official Google I/O app has been updated for 2013. Both Smartphone and Tablets are supported. As Google with every past year, this app gives all the latest design trends and will give you access to everything you need to make sure you can find your way at the show.


The official Google I/O 2013 conference companion app supports devices running Android 2.3+, and is optimized for phones and tablets of all shapes and sizes. Click on the Google app icon below to download the app.
With the app you can:

  • View the conference agenda and edit your personal schedule
  • Sync your schedule between all of your devices and the I/O website
  • View detailed session, code lab, office hours, and speaker information, including speaker bios, photos, and Google+ profiles
  • +1 sessions right from the app
  • Participate in public #io13 conversations on Google+
  • Guide yourself using the vector-based conference map
  • Get a reminder a few minutes before sessions in your schedule are due to start
  • View information about companies in the Developer Sandbox
  • Keep up with announcements from the I/O team during the conference
  • View your schedule on your Android 3.0+ device’s home and lock screens using widget
  • Play “I/O Live” session video streams on your Android 3.0+ devices
  • Beam session details from your Android 4.0, NFC-enabled device to another using Android Beam
  • Scan attendee badges on your NFC-enabled device

Source code for the app will be available soon at


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Dave Thornton

Senior Editor

Senior Editor
Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini