More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Watch the Google I/O 2014 Live Stream Here!
Folks, the time we have all been waiting for is almost here! We’re now just half an hour away from Google I/O 2014’s opening keynote. In this session, we expect to learn more about the future of Android, Wear, Glass, Chrome, and the rest of Google’s significant products. And for those who don’t remember, this opening keynote is where we expect to be introduced to Android “L.”
If you’re not currently waiting in San Francisco’s Moscone center, don’t fret. We already talked about how the I/O 2014 keynote and all other sessions will be live streamed two days ago, but we just wanted to give you another quick reminder in case you missed it or forgot, so that you don’t miss out. To get in on the live stream, head over to the Google I/O 2014 Live Stream page and then tune into the keynote. Alternatively, the keynote itself will also be available below:
What are you most looking forward to in today’s I/O keynote? Share all your predictions in the comments below, and again, don’t forget to head over to the official site to watch the live stream.
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