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Google reportedly launching new Nexus 7 and Android OS at July event

Google has sent out invites for a 24 July event featuring Sundar Pichai, the company's head of Android and Chrome.

"Please join us for breakfast with Sundar Pichai," the invites reads. The gathering kicks off in San Francisco; it will be live-streamed for those who can't attend.

The invite is otherwise light on details, so we'll have to wait until next Wednesday to see what Google has up its sleeve. Recent rumours, however, suggest that a follow-up to the company's Nexus 7 tablet is scheduled for a July release. The first Nexus 7 made its debut at Google I/O 2012, so it's well due for a revamp.

There's also the possibility that we might hear details about an Android update. Late last month, the blogosphere reported about leaked versions of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, though it didn't include any major updates of note, according to a hands on from Android Central.

Recent reports suggest that the next major update to the mobile OS - Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie - is set for October, which coincides with the fifth anniversary of the first Android device going on sale.

There's also Chrome OS. Prior to March's executive shuffle, which put Pichai in charge of Chrome and Android, Pichai was focused primarily on Chrome and Google's lineup of Internet-based notebooks.

There haven't been too many announcements on that front lately. Chromebooks expanded their retail footprint in June, while Google unveiled its high-res Chromebook Pixel back in February. But this year's Google I/O focused largely on improvements to Google Maps, Google+, Google Search, and other back-end improvements to Android for developers.

Pichai presided over the February Pixel unveiling, but that was before he took over the Android team from Andy Rubin.