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Google I/O 2012 registration officially opens March 27 at 7 AM

Google has just officially announced the details for those interested in the Google I/O 2012 developer conference. Along with the time, date, pricing, and new rules to name a few. Google I/O 2012 tickets will go on sale March 27th at 7 AM PDT, and you better be ready because last year they sold out in a matter of minutes. More details and links available below.

Android Community Yearly Wrap-Up: 2011

This past year we've seen the Android OS grow to unimaginable heights and it has helped reassure its adopters time after time they are in good hands. Through the countless devices we've handled and reviewed, the devices and merchandise given away, and events we've attended - 2011 been one of our best year's! Though indiscrete after a while, one of our biggest changes was our AC logo. It proved to be a much welcome change to the entire community. Also, this is the first year of Device.AC - our Android Community device database. Its got the specific specs of the latest and greatest to earliest and iconic Android devices. The release of Google+ and Google Music were quite significant as well. They have brought us closer to acquaintances of all kinds - whether it be friends or co-workers.

Google I/O now 3 days long, moved to June 27-29

It's time to get the calenders out and add Google I/O 2012's updated dates to the list. Google I/O has been an extremely hot event for Google for a few years now, not to mention they always give away a few awesome goodies for free. Last year it was the Galaxy Tab 10.1 among other things. Today Google's extended I/O 2012 from two days to now giving us 3 days of fun, but they've also pushed back the event a few months.

Google I/O 2012 dates announced

The biggest Google event of the year, Google's I/O developer conference has just been announced for 2012. It will be held on April 24-25th and will most likely be just as amazingly awesome as the last. Hopefully this time around we get a bigger stage because tickets sold out in less than an hour for I/O 2011. It will take place at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco, California. Just in time for Easter you bet we'll be seeing plenty of hidden eggs and special treats from the G-men.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Review [Wi-Fi Edition]

Welcome to the ongoing epic story we've got unfolding here at Android Community with the Samsung Galaxy Tab series, having reviewed just about every version of the original tab, then seeing this newest series before its software was even connected to its hardware, moving on then to the official announcements and pre-release hands-on of the 8.9 and the 10.1 and yes, the most popular review of the Google I/O Limited Edition Galaxy Tab 10.1 on the internet. Now we've got the official Wi-Fi edition of the 10.1 tab on our desk and it's time to cross check and review this iteration - yes indeed!

Galaxy Tab 10.1 Google I/O Edition Honeycomb 3.1 update rolling out now

If you were one of the lucky few (5,000) live at Google I/O 2011 this year then you probably received a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 courtesy of Google. They gave all those lucky and faithful developers a tablet to keep. News today is those fancy Limited Edition Galaxy Tab's are now getting the OTA update to Android 3.1 Honeycomb. All you have to do is sign in to the Galaxy Tab with your Samsung account or make a new one and then hit "check for updates" in the about me page.

Samsung Hints at Lowering Galaxy Tab Prices Lower than $199 [10.1 and 8.9 too?]

In an interview given with the Wall Street Journal today (May 30, 2011,) JK Shin, head of Samsung Mobile Communications, hinted at several important points, the most immediately important of which being that although they'd very recently reduced the price of the Samsung Galaxy Tab (original 7-inch) to $199 - and that the "company would be willing to lower prices further in order to gain more share." This comes amid news that Samsung did indeed have "plans to deepen its relationship with Google Inc. by depending on the U.S. company's Android mobile device software to run future versions of its tablets."

Displays Breaking on Galaxy Tab 10.1 [Google I/O Limited Edition]

We've got an account here of a until-recently-proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Google I/O Limited Edition Android tablet. An account that tells a story of one of the most evil errors a person holding a $500 device might hope never to have to experience - the fact that this device was free notwithstanding. This error is a physical error - it appears that the glass covering the front of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is coming loose. Luckily the person who we're speaking with here has gotten word back from the Samsung support line on what he should do to fix this situation.

Seeeduino ADK Provides Inexpensive Android Open Accessory Kit Alternative

Just a couple of weeks ago we were at Google I/O hearing the newest word on the future of Android. In the keynote speeches that blew the ears off everyone in the room (and the internet, since it was streaming,) we learned about Android Open Accessory. This is a new project in which Google will help out and support developers hoping to connect Android devices to other real-world functional electronics like robots, lamps, and more robots. With this came an announcement about a kit you'd be able to buy for a cool $400.