Google I/O 2014 schedule: What to expect

In case you hadn't heard, Google I/O is just a few days away. Kicking off in San Francisco, it promises to be one of the most popular developer events of the year and we'll be liveblogging every second of it as the curtain lifts on 25 June at 9am PDT / 5pm BST.

In the meantime, for the full event timetable head to the Google I/O schedule here.

The two day event is Google's answer to Apple's momentous WWDC conference. This year we're expecting a big emphasis on wearable technology as developers look for new software to build the apps of tomorrow with. This week could see Google peel the wrapping off its operating system for wearable devices, Google Wear, alongside a bevy of smart watches and other devices courtesy of HTC, LG and Asus.

Still, many of you will be waiting with baited breath for news of Google Glass, and we're sure the Californian clever clogs won't disappoint. Earlier this month saw the announcement of new partners for its "Glass at Work" programme which aims to encourage development of enterprise applications for the smart-spectacled office employee – hopefully there'll be some new updates on this in San Francisco.

Excitingly, with such an emphasis on smart wearables it seems likely that Google will also launch a new Android operating system: Android 5.0 Lollipop. Moving away from the chocolatey KitKat operating system, this new OS will help bring overhaul some of Google's services that are beginning to look dated, like Gmail.

With so many huge updates due, our liveblog will be bursting with the juicy details of new announcements, photos and analysis from the Californian conference. Be sure to tune in for minute-by-minute action from our heavily caffeinated team.