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Google Cancels Monday’s Android Event Due to Hurricane Sandy

Google has cancelled the Android event that was to take place in New York on Monday, due to the threat of Hurricane Sandy. No new date for the event has been scheduled just yet. Once we know more from them, we’ll be sure to pass it along.

  • https://www.facebook.com/aaron.williams.125 Champion1229

    DAMN YOU SANDY!!!!! Hopefully they can find somewhere else to hold the press event or even hold it at Google HQ and live stream it on YouTube for all to see!

  • jet

    Apple did it.

  • FFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

    FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

  • Mario Mendez

    If it were iPhone fanboys waiting for a newer iPhone to be released they would refuse to leave then get blown away by the hurricane :D

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Luong/100000498981386 David Luong

    Can’t they just move it to somewhere else? Like San Francisco, it’s all beautiful here. They moved last year’s ice cream sandwich event to Hong Kong so why not move it again.

  • Thomas

    My thoughts & prayers go out to all those in the path of this storm.

  • Tim Hardeman

    The event wasn’t postponed — Sandy IS the event. They’re showing off their new cloud!

    • Kyle Cummings

      well played sir, well played…

  • monkey082506

    Steve Jobs did this…I know it!

  • Asimoalex

    Thats why you should have it in San Fran like last time when they showed off Project glass and whats his face jumped off the plane

  • http://twitter.com/itsmeEmilio Emilio Figueroa

    CT’s governor just declared this a state of emergency so I think there are bigger things to worry about than this event.

    • Verizon

      Not if you’re on the west coast.

  • Ashot Harutyunyan

    Damn, now I dont have a reason to ditch 3rd period at school :/

  • Aj

    Maybe they’re postponing it so that they can produce more devices and say: “they will be shipping tomorrow” or something?

  • http://twitter.com/razinlightyear AndrewRazin

    The ghost of Steve Jobs haunts us again!

  • fanboy1974

    Apple can breath now.

  • http://BGR.COM/ riggs

    That would be awesome if they still dropped 4.2 that day…silently releasing it on the internet.

  • Bryan

    While it’s the responsible thing to do its just annoying. Last year Jobs this year Sandy maybe next year they should schedule in August so they can do it in September?

  • http://twitter.com/doxxim Mikael
  • mr android

    Google is officially more important than
    the weather, my pretties.

  • moelsen8

    Balls..

  • azndan4

    They delayed last year too when Steve Jobs died. I’m pretty sure they like to deny whenever possible to get more time to double check the software, set up logistics of the event, etc.

    • Diablo81588

      Mr. positive in the building.

    • MikeCiggy

      There calling for the worst storm in years. It’s for people’s safety.

    • https://www.facebook.com/aaron.williams.125 Champion1229

      Wouldn’t this actually cause more work? Seeing as invitations were already sent out, stages set up and ready to go, bands hired and on their way (Google usually has live bands at press events).

  • MikeSaver

    I blame Apple

    • michael arazan

      Hurricane Apple? I’d love to see apple lawyers go out in the middle of a hurricane to summons it to court.

  • Trevor

    Maybe the true reason they are postponing it is so they can add a microSD slot and LTE to the Nexus 4.

    • KleenDroid

      And a removable battery

  • Kevin Olson

    Damn… wonder if this will affect me being able to march into staples on Monday morning to buy my 32gb Nexus 7…????

  • MotoRulz

    This BLOWS!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Chris-Robson/1317522018 Chris Robson

    Dang it!

  • Murphy

    They better stock up on liquor!!!

    • JoshGroff

      I got beer, mountain dew, and bacon. My N7, G-Nex, DS, and mophie juice pack will be fully charged. Mother nature, bring it on. I’m ready.

  • Andrew Merewitz

    How do you get tickets to these events?

  • http://twitter.com/spdivr1122 Stephen

    this hurricane is slowly ruining my life, first in central jersey, next in central pa at school, and now in my phone obsession.

    • Verizon

      I’d have figured central Jersey ruined your life.

  • TheKockyRooster

    GREAT now what am I going to do at work all day in front of the computer!!!

    • JoshGroff

      Play pacman?

  • Bradley Albert Nemitz
  • http://www.kovdev.com/ kover

    Aww, I was looking forward to meeting Kellen. Oh.. and learning all the new things Google wants to share.

  • Android1997

    If i have to go to school monday then google can have their event

    • https://plus.google.com/110773438514346746273/ tjhrulz

      This.

    • MikeCiggy

      Devry campuses closed on Monday :)

  • Mike_Cook7

    Dammit Sandy…..

  • http://www.youtube.com/lordstickmax LordStickMax

    Yeah. Wtf. Its a tech company. Just hold the conference in a basement.

    • https://plus.google.com/110773438514346746273/ tjhrulz

      So long as there is a live stream and internets they can host it on the moon for all I care. Actually that sounds cool Google do your next event on the moon then you don’t have to deal with Earth weather.

      • Milton Aleman

        But what about Moon weather!?! o_O

      • Disqus Sucks

        They should do the next one from the moon. They can close with, “your move Apple.”

      • Crockett Kimberlin

        You know that’s the real reason for space x right?

  • user311

    Damn mother nature. Yet again stopping us in our tracks. First the Ice Age and now this!

  • http://www.facebook.com/Dmw017 Dominic Wagner

    wow man cmon… thats so typical

  • TheKockyRooster

    i haven’t been in this much suspense since Egghead had Batman and Robin tied up and i had to wait for the next episode. Holy Hurricane Batman

  • Justin W

    That’s not good. I wonder if the Nexus 4 will sill go on sale on the 30th?

    • Diablo81588

      Go on sale, announce it a week later :P

      • JoshGroff

        That’s true marketing perfection.

  • http://twitter.com/ianflo Original Eva

    google can never get an October event to actually happened the first time they plan it to. jobs passing last year, hurricane this year..

  • ayyy

    nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

  • Sean Livingston

    Fail.

    • JoshGroff

      Yes, changing the date of a press event on account of a hurricane is fail. /s

  • steve30x

    That means i cant HIDE in the bathroom at work to watch it a live stream damn!

    • http://twitter.com/morpheus282 William

      Live stream in the bathroom? That sounds like a personal issue.

      • Pat Hamilton

        This week on extreme medical emergency!

      • michael arazan

        Don’t cross the streams! Seriously, you might electrocute yourself.

        • Wyveryx

          either that or one helluva mess!

  • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

    Delayed! Damn you Verizon! …….. oh wait

    • Christopher Hutton

      Dammit, is this what it felt like before hurricane Katrina?

      • Chris

        Well. What exactly do you mean by that (I’m from New Orleans)? :O

      • DiamondDave

        insensitive dude.

      • http://profiles.google.com/morganfboyle morgan boyle

        too soon……..too soon..

    • https://plus.google.com/110773438514346746273/ tjhrulz

      Two years in a row!

    • Wyveryx

      Who’s to say that Verizon didn’t create Sandy?
      They bilk their subscribers for enough money they could have built two hurricane making machines by now!

  • Nick Daulton

    Ahhhhhhh the suspense.

  • Zac

    That blows a big one

  • Adam

    That’s what they get for scheduling it in NYC. Should have held it in San Francisco.

    • EvanTheGamer

      Or Los Angeles.

      • http://twitter.com/TheTerrorWrist Poise

        Or Cleveland

        • KOBALT

          I live in Cleveland. It sucks ass here. Move on.

      • teleclimber

        Balmy and sunny in LA today. They should really hold more events here.

        • EvanTheGamer

          100% agreed. Could easily have events at the LACC(it’s a great, BIG place to hold events). Or even the Nokia Theater.

    • paul_cus

      They should just have it in Chicago since New York isn’t going to happen.

    • http://twitter.com/bboyairwreck Eric Chee

      OR SEATTLE!!!! well… I would atleast

  • http://www.facebook.com/tikyee.chan.1 Tik Yee Chan

    I guess we all have to wait.

  • http://twitter.com/whatisajimmy ok

    I’m going to eat my own firstborn child. NO. GIVE ME KEY LIME PIE.

    • Zach

      For the 26th time, 4.2 is still Jelly Bean! No KLP this year!

      • Christopher Hutton

        Key Lime Pie… Im a fatass, so I am thinking of desserts.

      • Verizon

        Don’t exaggerate, this is only the 25th time.

      • http://twitter.com/DannyAree DannyAree ? ツ 

        And you know this how?

    • Yep

      Since there’s no /sarc tag at the end of your idiotic hissy fit, I feel pretty confident saying that you need a severe adjustment to your friggin priorities. Like with a 2×4 upside your skull. Dolt.

  • http://www.goosio.com/ Adam Siekmann

    I guess I’ll have to be productive at work Monday then :(

    • davy b

      Unless you live in NY

  • chris125

    Well now wp8 will get all the spotlight that day. Oh well will still be waiting to see when they reschedule and what they unveil