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LG Nexus 4 leaks in apparently official press shot [Update: Is it fake?]

LG Nexus 4 leaks in apparently official press shot [Update: Is it fake?]

What's believed to be a promotional image of the LG Nexus 4 bearing Google's Nexus branding has leaked, ahead of the smartphone's expected launch next week. The image, courtesy of tipster evleaks, fits with previous leaked photos of the handset in the wild, though that last sighting didn't include the bold "nexus" logo across the upper rear of the phone. Update: Not so fast! This might not be as legit as we hoped.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 19, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 19, 2012

Welcome to Friday evening, everyone. We're about ready to kick off the weekend, but before we do, let's recap the news from the afternoon. Today we heard that the iPad Mini might mean the end of the iPad 2, and that a jailbreak for the iPhone 5 will coming shortly. We learned today that T-Mobile will be holding a product event on October 29 - the same day that Google and Microsoft are holding events - and that the prices of the rumored Mac Mini and iMac refreshes might be staying the same.

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LG Nexus 4 name, specs outed in latest leak

LG Nexus 4 name, specs outed in latest leak

By now, we're no stranger to Nexus 4 leaks, and Google seems primed to announce the new Nexus phone at an Android event its holding on October 29. Before it gets the chance to reveal it, however, the trusty folks of @evleaks have some more details to share with us, this time leaking both the name of the device and its specs. Since @evleaks rarely steers us in the wrong direction, we're tempted to believe them with this one.

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Google sends out invites to October 29 Android event

Google sends out invites to October 29 Android event

Well, what do we have here? Google has started sending out invites to an Android event that will be taking place in New York on Monday, October 29 - less than two weeks from now. The colorful invite tells us that "The playground is open," and even though it doesn't get into specifics about what we'll see at the event (of course it doesn't), we think we have a pretty good idea of what to expect.

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LG Nexus 4 photo samples leaked onto Google+

LG Nexus 4 photo samples leaked onto Google+

We've certainly heard a lot of rumblings when it comes to Google's upcoming Nexus device. It's about that time of the year when the company usually outs a new product, so it's really no surprise that Nexus rumors are flying around. The latest leak comes from a couple of Google and LG employees themselves who ended up posting photo samples from a mysterious device onto Google+.

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Sony Nexus X mockup appears unlikely

Sony Nexus X mockup appears unlikely

What we're seeing this morning is a couple of photos that have appeared on Picasa with the name Sony Nexus X attached to them - dare we assume? Though quite likely an elaborate mock-up of what could be in the future, the notion of a Sony Nexus device is not new - back when the Xperia Play was released, it was revealed that it was a Nexus device before being turned down in favor of the Nexus S. It also plays well with the notion that Google's future Nexus releases will go with more than one manufacturer rather than just Samsung or HTC.

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LG Nexus Prototype detailed in full

LG Nexus Prototype detailed in full

The next Nexus family device set to be released by Google and LG appears to have been revealed essentially top to bottom by a man with a prototype. This LG Nexus device being a prototype shown off by the Onliner lends quite a bit of detail as far as how this device will look and feel, but does not send out final details insomuch as it's working with software that's already out on the market and does not seem to be performing as it would have to in benchmark tests of several types. This review of the device release today is therefor a look at the ideation process behind Google and LG's collaboration.

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