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LG sends out August 7 NYC press invite as G2 images leak

A few weeks back the folks from LG announced August 7th they'd be holding a media event, where they'll likely be announcing their new flagship Optimus G2 (or just G2) smartphone. Today, they've sent out formal invites for a press only event on August 7th in New York City. At the same time, we've just received another image of the unannounced LG G2 in the wild.

Galaxy Note III tipped with 5.7-inch display and 3GB of RAM

The rumors around Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note III haven't slowed down one bit, and are only getting worse. We've heard anything from a flexible display, all the way to a 6.3-inch phablet. However, the latest reports are going against the "confirmed" 5.99-inch screen specs and are now claiming it will be 5.7-inches instead. And that's not all.

Moto X announcement tipped for July 11th

Motorola and Google will soon be announcing the new Moto X smartphone. A device that appears to be extremely customizable with their new online web-store, allowing customers all sorts of colors and customization options. Their initial advertising started up yesterday for the 4th of July, but we also received a few tips that July 10th or 11th could be the day they announce all the details.

MediaTek 2GHz MT6592 8-core chipset rumored for market arrival early 2014

Word has surfaced from a couple sources in China that MediaTek is working on a full 8-core offering, the MT6592 2GHz chipset, which is rumored to begin shipping in the last quarter of this year. If the leaks pan out, this will trump Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa offering in terms of pure core usage, due to the Exynox 5 Octa utilizing big.LITTLE tech with four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 cores.

Qualcomm TOQ patent hints at future smartwatch

Google Glass might be the most notable piece of wearable technology to consumers' eye (get it?), but smartwatches are more prevalent, with several companies reportedly moving towards developing their own device following the runaway success of the Pebble, which is featured below. Now it looks like Qualcomm is getting into the market with a smartwatch patent discovered for a device called TOQ.

ASUS rep leaks new Nexus 7 specs and release date

At this point we've heard multiple different rumors regarding the next-gen second Nexus 7 from ASUS and Google. After expecting it to arrive at Google I/O, only to have the event pass with no such news, we're now seeing some additional details to get us excited. According to one Google+ user an ASUS rep told him Q2 for the release date and the full spec list. Read on for the latest.