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Google I/O 2014 is here (pictures)

Registration opened today in preparation for Google's biggest show of the year, Google I/O.

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Google I/O takes over San Francisco

Google's annual developers conference, Google I/O, starts tomorrow in San Francisco, and the doors opened Tuesday afternoon as thousands arrived to register and pick up up their badges for the week's events.

CNET will be live-blogging tomorrow's keynote, which begins at 9 a.m. PT. Join us!

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Google I/O 2014

Setting up earlier in the week for I/O, where thousands of developers will congregate to hear what's next in the massive Google pipeline.

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Glass, and more

Wearables are sure to be a part of the developer discussion this week, as partners will tout several new devices built around Google software, sources tell CNET. Samsung, LG, and Motorola are all expected to show off new gadgets.

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Better software

Inside the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco, the scene has been set for Google's developers conference, where the company will try to help programmers get more out of both Android and the Web.

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Ball game

For a bit of fun at registration, Google has Glass apps on display that help make recommendations and adjustments regarding your golf and basketball skills.

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Glass prototype

A 2010 Google Glass prototype backpack is on display at Moscone West.

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Wearables circa 1998

Glass obviously isn't the first wearable. On display at Moscone West is a vest and belt system designed by Greg Preist-Dorman in 1998.

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Wearables, 1991

And here's a piece of 1991-era wearable technology: the Flight Helmet by Virtual Research.

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I/O waterbottles

Google is giving away a stainless steel Google I/O water bottles at registration. The company says this will prevent more than 19,000 plastic bottles being thrown away.

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The I/O T-shirt

The 2014 Google I/O T-shirt, given away at registration.

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Outside, Intel inside

Outside Moscone West, two human-size plush Androids advertise for Intel.

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Testing Glass at I/O

Google I/O participants try out the real-time language translation abilities of Google Glass.

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