Field report tidbits from Engadget's mobile insider, the Boy Genius.

Have you been frantically refreshing Engadget Mobile waiting for the next tidbit from The Boy Genius? Are you sweating profusely at the prospect of LG's US Chocolate launch? Boy Genius' latest insider tip is regarding none other than the highly anticipated LG8500 for Verizon Wireless. What'd he dig up? This bad boy will be available on August 14th, nationally. So there.

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