The keynote for Google I/O 2021 was held in Mountain View, California, United States. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, and his team of executives were in charge of the event. People from all over the world participated in the event to receive a first look at upgrades to Google products, including new AI milestones, useful improvements in Android, Photos, and Maps, and ways google designing with security and privacy in mind.

Google I/O 2021

The goal of the company is to organize the world’s information and make it universally useful and accessible. Let’s look into several announcements about Google I/O 2021 keynote conference, which runs until May 20:

Android 12 New Look

Android gets a new appearance. We’ve rethought the entire experience for Android12, from colors to shapes, light, and motion, all inspired by Material You. It’s more personal and expressive – a one-of-a-kind design created specifically for you.

LaMDA AI LAnguage Model

Google showcase LaMDA as its new language model for dialogue applications at its I/O presentation. It claims to be able to talk on any subject and is offering as an open domain, meaning it is customizable for any conversation.

Google Wear OS Combining With Samsung Mobile Tizen

Wear OS and Tizen are collaborating, which is great news for both companies. Apps will launch faster, have better battery life. Additionally, you will have more options than ever before, from devices to apps and watch faces.

Google Photos With Locked Folders

The company is adding a password-protected feature in Google Photos. Users will have to unlock the folder using their fingerprint or a PIN each time they wish to peek at some of their throwback memories. However, Locked Folder will be available on Google Pixel first, and then on other Android devices later this year.

Google Workspace

Google Workspace now has a smart canvas to help teams collaborate on Google Docs, Sheets, and other productivity tools. Moreover, users will be able to video call their coworkers while working on their next task on Google Workspace.

Google Maps Additional Information

Google is also introducing new features to make maps more useful, such as displaying different eateries at different times of the day. Also, pointing out local landmarks if you’re visiting a new city, and displaying how rushy a specific location is.


Google I/O is regarded as a celebration of technology for those who use and create it, including the millions of developers worldwide. However, the above-mentioned announcements are just a few from a list of new advancements Google shared with the world.  Get more details on I/O 2021!