Google I/O Ticket Application Window Opens February 22 at 10AM PST

In past years, whenever Google opened up registration for Google I/O, swarms of people would blitzkrieg the website, typically leading it to crash. Thankfully, for the past couple years, Google implemented a lottery system — not a first-come, first-served basis. While I’m not huge on my chances of winning a lottery, it’s still better than what Google had before.

Needless to say, Google has made available the time at which the application window will open: Wednesday, February 22 at 10AM PST. (more…)

Google and LG Introduce Watch Sport and Watch Style, Available February 10

Google and LG officially unveiled the Watch Sport and Watch Style today after weeks of leaks. The devices are very much what we expected: one is a fully-featured sport-style connectivity and Android Pay, while the other is more fashion-focused.

The Watch Sport is “Android Wear’s most powerful watch yet,” according to Google. It features GPS, NFC for payments, a heart rate sensor, and cellular connectivity with AT&T and Verizon. It’s body features three buttons, including a rotating power button that helps you navigate the watch and comes in dark blue or titanium.

As for other specs, you are looking at a 1.38-inch circular POLED display, 430mAh battery, 4GB storage, 768MB RAM, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear processor. (more…)