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Google's vision of a developing world (photos)

Scenes from the Google I/O conference at Moscone West in San Francisco, where developers are converging to learn the latest coming from inside the Googleplex.

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Google places

A Google placemarker stands outside Moscone West in San Francisco, where this week developers are converging to learn the latest coming from inside the Googleplex. Engineers and developers from Google are leading sessions, giving talks, and hacking the Web to see what they can build alongside developers using the latest innovations of Google growing family of projects.
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An Android Family

It's clear from the array of projects Google has going on that it intends for Android to be everywhere. Leading developers on their path toward more open innovation, Google is making it possible for developers to put Android anywhere. From TVs to music and even home appliances and lighting, from the looks of Google I/O, the Android family is growing.
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Ice Cream Sandwich icon

Google's next version of the Android OS is Ice Cream Sandwich, and it has a delicious looking logo.
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Google I/O t-shirt

There's always lots of freebies at Google, and the treats at I/O are no exception. Shortly after registering on Monday, an I/O attendee hold up this years shirt, just the first of many gifts to the Android developers.
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Stuffed Android

A cuddly stuffed Android waits to be embraced by developers inside Moscone West in San Francisco.
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Hugo Barra

Google's Hugo Barra ended Tuesday's keynote by announcing every I/O attendee would be receiving the yet-to-be-released Samsung Galaxy tablet 10.1.
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Picking up the first freebie

Hundreds lined up Tuesday following the keynote to receive their Samsung Galaxy tablets. Each one of the 5,000 attendees walked away with one of the Android devices.
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Google vision of the connected home

With its 'Google@Home' initiative, we saw how Google intends to empower developers to create a connected home, where Android can do everything from play music from the cloud over the stereo, and control the temperature in the house, to adjust lighting, monitor the laundry, and wake you up in the morning.
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Attendees pose for the Android

Standing alongside a case of uniquely designed Androids and an array of Android capable devices, attendees posed for pictures Tuesday.
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One little Droid

This may not be the Droid your looking for, but chances are, you can find one that suits you. Dozens of the individual little toys are floating around Moscone Center.
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Andy Rubin

Google chief Android engineer Andy Rubin answers questions during a press conference Tuesday following the keynote.
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Waiting outside the keynote

Thousands of Google I/O attendees rushed up the stairs as the escalators opened Wednesday morning to get a good spot for the keynote inside Moscone West.
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Chrome Switch Pitch ball

The Chrome-colored Switch Pitch ball that almost magically transforms inside out when tossed in the air was one of the many fun toys found at Google I/O.
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Mocking Apple

In a not-so-subtle mocking of Apple's mobile market share, this little Android shows that Google has taken a significant bite of the mobile space, with more than 400,000 daily Android activations.
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Helpful Droids

This helpful Droid acts as a charging station for depleted devices on the third floor of Moscone West on Wednesday during Google I/O.
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Seth Rosenblatt

CNET's Seth Rosenblatt tosses the Chrome Switch Pitch Ball into the air, turning its insides out.
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Sergey Brin at the press conference

Although he wasn't on stage at the keynote, Google's Sergey Brin made an appearance at the press conference following the keynote Wednesday.
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Press conference Wednesday

At the press conference Wednesday in Moscone West.
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Sergey's signature toed shoes

Sergey Brin's signature toed shoes as seen on stage during the Google press conference on Wednesday morning.
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Sold out

The 5,000 tickets available for Google I/O 2011 sold out in just 59 minutes back in February. Clearly there is a demand for more Google knowledge, and the developers who wants to collaborate.
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Music Beta

One of the bigger announcements on Tuesday was the launch of Google Music Beta, which will allow users to store their music libraries in Google's cloud and access their content from any Android device.

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