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Leading up to day one of I/O, there were rumours Google would launch a big update to Google Wallet that would rely less heavily on NFC. And it's done that, sort of, with the company quietly announcing that it will begin to accept cash-free payments for items bought within video games.

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Months of planning went into the stunt that saw skydivers throw themselves out of an aircraft above San Francisco while streaming their plunge live via Google Glasses. You'll have to wait a lot longer than that to get a pair of Google Glasses of your own, but you can watch the making-of video right now.

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Not happy with a 90-second wrap-up of the Google I/O keynote? Want to see the epic skydive onto the Moscone Convention Centre with Google Glasses, and ogle all the gadgets in full? If you answered yes then there's good news for you. You can stream the I/O conference keynote on YouTube.

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Day one of Google's developer extravaganza brought us a few things we were expecting, like the latest iteration of Android. But it also brought us an orb-shaped media streamer made for Google Play, and Australian pricing and release dates for the Nexus 7 tablet. Here's a rundown of the top stories.

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You know when you get a Facebook invite for some party or event and it just feels empty? Google wants to fix that with Google+ events. Can cinemagraphs, calendar integration and other flashy tricks to make the people you invite feel like they're really having a good time?

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Google's annual I/O developer conference kcked off at 2.30am this morning, and Gizmodo liveblogged all the keynote news as it happened. Here's everything you need to know about the Nexus 7 tablet, Nexus Q entertainment PC, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and more — prices, specs, pictures and video!