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Google has just started sending out invites to an event scheduled for next Wednesday morning – that's July 24th. It's being billed as "breakfast with Sundar Puchai," the head of Chrome and Android. It's probably going to be Android-related, but details were not provided.

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This event will come just one day after Verizon's Droid announcement. Sundar Pichai could be hosting the gathering to announce a new Nexus 7, Android 4.3, the Moto X, or all three. That would sure overshadow Verizon. We'll keep an eye on this.

[via Engadget]

Ryan Whitwam
Ryan is a tech/science writer, skeptic, lover of all things electronic, and Android fan. In his spare time he reads golden-age sci-fi and sleeps, but rarely at the same time. His wife tolerates him as few would.

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  • Guillaume ‘XpLoDWilD’

    I hope the wait is over for Android 4.3.
    ...or it's just a breakfast to say hi.

    • mechapathy

      Jelly Beans for breakfast.

      • Ari

        Yep, if it were Key Lime Pie, you'd think dessert or snack, not breakfast.

        • mgamerz

          Android 5.0 Krepes

          • Sven

            HALF LIFE 3 CONFIRMED

      • Jonathan Zelayandia

        Theyre going to give them 5 jelly beans each, just to mess with them.

        • RitishOemraw

          4.3 jellybeans each*

    • GeeKLoRD

      4.3?
      Then Apple will implement it into the 5S and try to sue Google. LOL

  • KevinMCo

    New Nexus Q.

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ David Ruddock

      And puppies and ponies for every boy and girl!

      • https://plus.google.com/u/0/108482452903817442299/posts Andrew Bone

        In fairness if the rumours of a "nexus games console" turn out to be true it wouldn't surprise me if it took the Q's name

        • Aaron Berlin

          The rumors were that it would come in the fall. Maybe. Could happen, but there are also rumors of a watch, and a media streamer. My hunch would be that the wackier implementations come with KLP in the fall/early winter, given that the WSJ said it will be better suited to a wider number of use-cases.

    • NateCress

      I'd be up for the announcement of a TV Streaming device or Gaming Console, but something tells me that they would want to release that closer to the Holiday Season.

    • Daniel Rosseau

      And hopefully update the one I have to work again!!

  • kindrudekid

    About. Freaking. Time.

  • Aaron Berlin

    Sundar isn't the head of Motorola, so I doubt it has anything to do with Moto X. I'm sure they'll do their own event when the time comes.

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ David Ruddock

      That's kind of what I'd think as well.

    • Asphyx

      No but it could be a press junket regarding Android 4.3 which IS rumored to be part
      of the MotoX feature list.

      It would not surprise me at all if the Verizon Event will feature the MotoX since there was a leaked doc about an August release date seen regarding the X!

      Google did a Similar thing with Honeycomb when Moto Announced the Xoom.

      • Aaron Berlin

        My guess would be that an invite goes out for a Moto event in about two weeks (not as part of the VZ one since the Moto X is going to be cross carrier, and the personalization stuff is going to be a little complicated - honestly, it's the business side of picking carriers, customizing, etc. that I'm most interested in), and that it won't ship with 4.3 but Moto will be handling the updates and we get a date certain when it will be pushed. Just a guess.

  • mechapathy

    This almost has to be Android 4.3/new Nexus 7, right?

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ David Ruddock

      Probably maybe could be.

      • mechapathy

        Well I'm definitely possibly hopeful.

        • Matt

          Man, this sounds like a sure thing. Time to buy more Google stock.

          • mechapathy

            This just might be a somewhat reasonable time to speculate.

          • Matt

            A few weeks ago the stock was much lower, but I'm still expecting the stock to continue to rise for a while. Purchasing stock before I/O was a good idea, but oddly enough purchasing Apple stock before WWDC was a horrible idea (I guess because the new iOS didn't make toast?).

            George Burns was right: the tech stock market is a hideous bitch goddess.

          • Aaron Berlin

            Tomorrow's the earnings call. That'll do a lot more to move the stock (up or down) than a new Nexus or a new version of Android.

  • Evan Jenkins

    ....

    • Zach Mauch

      you got the plus from me just for referencing Ron Paul.

  • AK

    Android 4.3 + New Nexus 7.

    • Ari

      How exciting. Not

    • Daniel Rosseau

      +The new Google media streamer that passed through the FCC about 2 months ago!

      • Kellan

        Hopefully

      • Aaron Berlin

        Yes please.

    • GeeKLoRD

      My wallet is ready.

    • Solust

      According to Engadget you're at least right about the new N7.
      http://www.engadget.com/2013/07/17/new-nexus-7-coming/

  • Justin Foster

    Please be a new Nexus, please please please!! D:

    • Ari

      I hope you mean phone not another tablet.

      • Stacey Liu

        Hopefully tablet. The current phone is just fine. The N7 doesn't even run well.

        • Steve Freeman

          What now? My N7 works just fine. I would love a new model though, but that's just because I want a new toy.

      • Justin Foster

        I actually forgot all about Nexus Tablets as being relevant xD. Definitely want a new Nexus phone announcement!!!

  • angel_spain

    It has livestream so......hype!!!!

  • DJ SPY

    Can someone please have the guts to ask them why are they crippling their apps? Put the fanboysm aside for a minute.

    • awingtheking

      All these apps seem like ground up rewrites...I expect all the features to trickle in just give it some time..

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ David Ruddock

      I'm so glad to see someone hijacking this pre-event post with a vague and generic complaint that probably has nothing to do with anything that will be announced at the event.

      • DJ SPY

        I'm glad I brightened up your day =)

    • http://my.opera.com/rafaelluik Rafael

      Care to give examples besides Lattitude?

  • NateCress

    Why does it have to be Android related? This could be an announcement about Chrome and the recent growth of ChromeOS... Regardless, I'll be watching to see what this is all about.

  • Ari

    Is the Nexus phone line dead? There seems to be no discussion of that at all. Like others, I'm now in the Nexus or permanently switching to iPhone. Plus the 4.3 update V's a major 5.0 also doesn't excited me. Maybe they're waiting for Fall for an iPhone competitor but I'm getting more frustrated and disappointed with Android

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ David Ruddock

      Nexus phones have come out in Fall for the last 3 years, please find something worthwhile to whine about.

    • mechapathy

      No. Google have said the Nexus program isn't going away, and it's been reported and discussed ad nauseum. The Nexus line is not going away. There's a new Nexus phone once a year. The Nexus 4 was released in November. Expect the next Nexus around then.

    • Cory Wilson

      No mention of LG making the Galaxy Nexus successor was made until September, it's just too soon right now.

  • Andrew

    Let's not jump to concl... OMG NEW ANDROID NEW TABLET !!111

    • https://plus.google.com/u/0/108482452903817442299/posts Andrew Bone

      The nexus 111!? So it's an all in one 111" flat screen google TV with kinect like capabilities and a touch screen!?

      • http://www.androidpolice.com/ David Ruddock

        Only $199999.99

        • Justin Foster

          But it's so worth it!! it gets the latest Channeldroid updates from Dish Network!!!!

      • Freak4Dell

        I'll wait for the 392" Samsung version.

  • NateCress
    • Aaron Berlin

      Maybe they'll call their over-the-top cable service "Google Play Movies & TV All Access". Try saying that five times fast.

  • Tamadrummer94

    Would they really live their hardware partners in the dust with a one-two (4.3 and 5.0) punch? Assuming this event will launch 4.3 and 5.0 will be out before the year's end. If we are going to see 5.0 this year, I'm not sure there will be a 4.3.

  • Cory Wilson

    About friggen time!

  • RitishOemraw

    Or it is just Chrome related.....and has nothing to do with Android :P
    xD

    • Nasko Hristov

      I don't think so, it is Android's turn now.

  • Dillon Shepherd

    Android 4.3
    Nexus 7-2
    (Maybe) Nexus Q
    ...
    That is all

  • justone

    I hope they drop the android 4.3, weve been waiting too long..

  • nawa

    Why the hell is Sundar glowing on this photo?

    • Justin Foster

      Because he's in the sun....duhr!!! (sundar spoof)

      • Matthew Fleisher

        It's not funny anymore after you explain it.

        • Justin Foster

          I see :(

      • nawa

        No, I meant... It's Matias who should glow...

  • A_random_user

    It must be about chrome...because I am on chrome beta Version 29.0.1547.22 beta-m......and I saw pop-up today...asking for..."Do you want to enable google now cards?" I clicked yes...but still haven't seen any card...I think July 24th is the day they gonna enable them...

  • Marcel Jeannin II

    I can't wait anymore,lol. Guess next Wednesday will have to do. Come on 4.3!

  • Matthew Fry

    Meh. Probably announcing they are doing Summer product cleaning and getting rid of your favorite Google products. I kid, but seriously.

  • Piyush

    I hope key lime pie is on the Menu

  • descendency

    He wants to you join him in consuming bacon. There won't be a product announcement. He just wants to share his love for bacon.

    • Matthew Fry

      Sundar is Indian. While I don't want to make any assumptions, there's a high chance he's either Hindu or Muslim and doesn't eat any bacon. Maybe he wants to share facon with us though.

      • Ting tong

        Sundar Pichai is possibly a pure veggie since he hails from Brahmin community. They eat only veg. I belong to the same region.

        • Matthew Fry

          Good call!

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