If your looking for coverage of the Google event being held at 7 PM EST time in New York, you may be out of luck. I’ve been checking every where to verify if we have the time correct, or there’s been a delay. The normal press outlets have been covering Apple news since yesterday so most of there sites are flooded with that. We are looking, though the Google Play account has teased something.
— Google Play (@GooglePlay) October 24, 2013
We are not sure if they’ll tweet out more information, or if they are just teasing everyone. The lack of coverage and no word from anyone has caused a lot of confusion, though we’ll try to keep you updated. The Nexus 5 is supposed to be announced or released, but many rumors state this will be a event focused soley on Play services.
[Update 6:36 PM Centeral Time]
No Google Play event tonight as said through Reddit? –http://www.reddit.com/r/Android/comments/1p4dx5/todays_google_play_event/ccyx6dw
Nothing is happening tonight. There will be no live stream, no press conference, nothing. No one is coming out on stage with a mystery device in their pocket, and no one that I know has been given a N5 or N10 for review yet. For your information, while we do occasionally get those before they are available for sale we do not get them before they are announced.
I didn’t break an NDA. The Google Play team didn’t think I would react the way I did when I got the invitation, and neglected to include some kind of note asking me not to share it. I caused that team a lot of headaches this past week as a result. It was a communication error, and I jumped the gun. End of story, I promise.
It’s been a long month, and we don’t have too much longer to wait if what I am hearing is true. I’m sorry I screwed up and got everyone’s hopes up, and I’m pissed that I have to apologize because I’m just as excited about this phone as everyone else, but please take my word for it. Nothing is going to happen tonight.
I know, I know. “Why book Capital Cities?”
To be honest, I don’t have the answer to that. Big companies hire bands for small events all the time, and usually it really is because reasons. The price was right, the band was available, and that’s all she wrote. It happens, and it isn’t indicative of anything.
We are looking to confirm if this is true?
[Update 7:42 PM Central Time]
We are still left out in the cold with Google and for the most part everyone. No one can confirm what is occuring, with the Play Twitter teasing a little more earlier. We want everyone to comment and leave what you think about all this mess.