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Live stream: Watch Google launch the Nexus 7 2 and Android 4.3 here

Google's head of Android, Sundar Pichai, is hosting a special breakfast event over in San Francisco today, and needless to say we're intrigued by the possibilities.

Above, you'll find a live stream of Sundar's über-geeky coffee morning, and you can also follow the action via our Google Nexus 7 2 and Android 4.3 launch live blog. (opens in new tab)

For sure, the smart money is on Google launching the second-generation Nexus 7 (opens in new tab), which is expected to come running a refreshed OS, Android 4.3.

The Nexus 7 was a real game-changer when it arrived back in July 2012, shaking up the consumer electronics landscape to the point that there's now nary a manufacturer not flirting with devices in the 6in to 8in range.

To find out what made Google's 7in mini-tablet so great, hark back to our Nexus 7 review (opens in new tab). Or, to get an idea of what can we look forward to with Android 4.3, check out our Android 4.3 wishlist (opens in new tab) as a starting point.

Will the new Nexus 7 arrive today? Is Android 4.3 going to be a significant improvement over 4.2.2 Jelly Bean? (opens in new tab) And has Best Buy spoiled all the fun by leaking key Nexus 7 2 specs (opens in new tab) ahead of the big launch?

All your questions will be answered shortly, so stick to this page - the countdown is well and truly on.

In the meantime, share your thoughts with us via the comment section at the bottom of this page, or interact with us on social media via @ITProPortal. (opens in new tab)

James is a freelance editor, journalist, and writer with 10+ years experience in digital media, SEO and news writing. He has produced content on a number of Future sites, including TechRadar, ITProPortal, Tom's Guide, and T3, and was Senior Staff Writer at ITProPortal.