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Google I/O is going to be good this year. Photo: Google

Google I/O is going to be good this year. Photo: Google

If you weren’t already excited for Google I/O later this month, the conference schedule Google published today should get you in the mood.

In addition to all but confirming an Android M unveiling, it also promises new wearable’s from Google’s ATAP (Advanced Technology and Projects) team that “will blow your socks off.”

Google I/O is just weeks away. Photo: Google

Google I/O is just weeks away. Photo: Google

A description of a presentation planned for this year’s Google I/O developers conference all but confirms the unveiling of Android M, the next-generation Android upgrade.

Android Wear could soon be iPhone-friendly. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Android Wear could soon be iPhone-friendly. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google’s efforts to counter the threat of the Apple Watch will begin with bringing Android Wear support to iPhone. Sources claim the search giant is now “preparing” an Android Wear app for iOS, and it could be announced at Google I/O in May.

Google I/O kicks off early this year. Photo: Google

Google I/O kicks off early this year. Photo: Google

Google has officially announced this year’s I/O conference for developers, and it kicks off on May 28 in San Francisco. The two-day event promises to explore the latest in “tech, mobile and beyond,” and you can register for your ticket on March 17.

Will Android L be named ‘Licorice’? Image: Google

Will Android L be named ‘Licorice’? Image: Google

We’ve been pondering Android L’s real name for as long as I can remember. Google decided it didn’t want to put us out of our misery when it announced the update at Google I/O back in June, so we’re still guessing. Some reports have suggested it could be called Lollipop, while others say it will be named Lion after another chocolate bar made by Nestle.

Now a Google+ post from a sculptor you’ve probably never heard of suggests Android L will be named Licorice instead.

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