In Pictures: Google's most innovative projects

Google unveiled two new products at its I/O developer conference: the Nexus 7 tablet and Project Glass. Here's a look at how some of Google's other famous projects got their start.

8. Google Nexus 7, 2012

At this year's Google I/O developer conference, Google announced the Nexus 7 tablet, a direct competitor to Amazon's Kindle Fire.

The Nexus 7 is priced at $199, features a 7-inch display, 1280x800 resolution and is the only device that currently runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Google plans to start shipping the tablet in July, but you can pre-order it now from the Google Play store.

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