Google IO 2013 Predictions

Let's see what you think will happen on Wednesday. Heres my predictions:

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Android 4.3 jelly been

  • Combined messing app to incorporate all of the google chat services, will be cross platform
  • Low latency audio
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Upgrade lock screen widget
  • Google games hub
  • Better tablet keyboard (split keyboard)

Google streaming music service

Google news store

Google wallet upgrades

Updated google maps interface on web

Google now on chrome

Chrome notifications

Some additional updates to allow chrome to be a more full featured OS, better offline apps and maybe some key software partnerships


Nexus 7 update (maybe closer to 8" screen called Nexus 8)

New Google tv/nexus Q - may including game controller capability to tie into new android game hub, will run on jelly bean, may include some Google at home features (i.e. control lights etc.)

New mid range chrome book

LTE Nexus 4

Moto X phone (probably will end up at separate Moto event, but one can hope)