Cardboard, Jump, Android M: Google IO 2015 announcements, ranked by coolness.

At its annual conference for software developers on Thursday, Google announced so much new stuff that tech reporters in the audience were begging for a pee break. Much of it was either “meh” or “me-too”—Google versions of products that rivals like Apple already offer. But things took a turn for the interesting at about the halfway mark, when Google veered from smartwatches and mobile payments into the sorts of things Google does best: creepy-smart A.I., massive free cloud storage, random experiments in virtual reality, and the like.

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