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iPhone 5 is going to be completely redesigned, invisible tanks are heading to the battlefields and the BlackBerry Storm 3 isn't so invisible now that images have leaked. These are just some of the top stories this week on TechRadar.
Over in reviews, our in-depth look at Google TV proved popular as did our Motorola Flipout review and our updated Google Nexus S review.
Read on for this week's most popular stories on TechRadar…
Top five news stories
Clues about Apple's forthcoming iPhone 5 have been leaked online, claiming that the new device will have a new powerful CPU and feature another redesign.
Engadget is quoting 'extremely accurate' sources in saying that not only will the new device land in the summer (in line with every iPhone launch for the past few years) but Apple will be looking to keep the iPhone 5 at the sharp end of mobile technology.
To that end, we can expect to see Apple's new A5 CPU, an ARM Cortex A9 chipset, which will be multi-core, enabling much better battery life and even more power from the fruity phone.
Defence contractor BAE Systems has hatched a plan to cover British Army tanks with an E-Ink surface to make them practically invisible on the battlefield.
The high-tech plan which effectively weaponises the tech behind our beloved Kindle reader uses cameras to take pictures of the surroundings and project the images onto the surface of the vehicle.
The camera would continually snap images meaning that the tank's surface would be constantly refreshing making it practically untraceable to enemies and freedom haters across the globe. Awesome stuff, huh?
Apple is rumoured to be preparing a launch event for 9 February to unveil the iPad 2, according to speculation kicked off by a leaked image of an iPad 2 containing exactly that date on the Home screen.
Keen-eyed Apple-watching scouts over at 9to5Mac and Neowin suggest that the leaked image which shows the 9 February date on what purports to be a shot of the iPad 2 is good enough evidence to peg that date as the officially planned date for the reveal.
We hope you aren't bored of BlackBerry leaks yet, because here's another in the form of the BlackBerry Storm 3.
BGR's source has certainly been earning his keep over the past two days, having unofficially unveiled the BlackBerry Torch 2, the BlackBerry Curve Apollo and BlackBerry Dakota over the past 24 hours.
The latest leak, the BlackBerry Storm 3, arrives despite rumours of its demise and has the highest resolution display ever on a BlackBerry smartphone (800 x 480 pixels) in a 3.7-inch form.
Sky has made major changes to its channel order with HD channels swapping onto their SD slots for subscribers to the HD package and the eagerly anticipated Sky Atlantic given a high profile spot.
The Sky EPG has been given a major overhaul, including an HD channel swap and moves for some of the most popular channels.
The HD channel swap will mean that Sky+HD subscribers will see HD channels on the key early numbers rather than the SD versions.
Top five in-depth articles
iPhone 5 rumours are flying thick and fast. Will there be a rush release to erase memories of the iPhone 4's antenna problems?
Will the 5th generation iPhone deliver ultra-fast mobile internet? Will it ever end up on Verizon in the US?
Let's raid the iPhone 5 rumour fridge to find the tomatoes of truth amid the stinky stilton of baseless speculation.
The internet loves Apple and it loves ill-founded speculation, so it's hardly surprising that iPad 2 rumours were flying before the first iPad even reached the UK.
With only weeks to go before its expected unveiling the iPad 2 release date, specs and price are still closely guarded secrets, but that doesn't mean there aren't some juicy rumours, inspired guesses and possibly even Apple leaks to consider.
Reports suggest Apple is also expecting massive demand for the new device and has ordered six million units per month.
Here's our pick of the latest iPad 2 rumours.
This year is going to be the year of the touchscreen tablet, of that there can be no doubt.
While tablet PCs have been around for yonks, only now are they becoming the desirable, usable and functional devices that we've always wanted them to be – and it's about time too.
The iPad is currently the most obvious example of how tablets are going mainstream, but that's not to say that all tablets released from now on are guaranteed to be super awesome.
If you're one of the many thousands of iOS device owners who's become thoroughly addicted to bombarding kleptomaniac pigs with psychotic birds, it means two things.
First, you're a person of good taste; Angry Birds is one of the finest iOS games around. Secondly, it suggests you're a fan of artillery games and physics-based puzzlers, given that Angry Birds is a hybrid of the two. (Either that or you just have a thing against cartoon pigs, or can't stand to see any kind of injustice when it comes to our avian chums, in which case you should probably lay off the games for a bit and go and have a lie down.)
Luckily, when you've exhausted Angry Birds by three-starring every level, there are similar games on the App Store, along with titles more squarely positioned as artillery shooters or precision physics puzzlers with a decidedly destructive bent.
Can AMD's upcoming Bulldozer processors possibly compete with the latest second-generation Intel Core chips, the bonkers-quick CPU otherwise known as Sandy Bridge?
Bulldozer isn't due out until later this year but we can now give you the beginnings of an answer: yes, no and maybe.
If that sounds like a non-answer, bear with us. Bulldozer promises to be the most revolutionary CPU architecture in living memory. Its design fundamentally challenges the very concept of a CPU core. Even with full architectural disclosure, estimating performance is tricky, bordering on impossible. However, intentionally or otherwise, AMD has let slip a few metrics which can help piece together a picture of performance.
Top five reviews
If the UK devices don't have significant improvements and the Android Marketplace, we say wait for another version or two. At this point, it's too much Google and not enough TV.
The 40-inch 40PFL9705 is an expensive TV and is closer to the spec of the stunning £4,000 58-incher 58PFL9955H than it is to supermarket cheapies
We just feel like the overall Motorola Flipout package could be a lot better - perhaps the Motorola Flipout 2 (if it ever appears) will manage to iron out some of the kinks.
Updated: If you love Android in its purest form, then the Google Nexus S is the phone for you. If you like it a little more feature rich, check out the HTC range
Panasonic may be the world's most vociferous supporter of plasma, but it still does a nice line in LCD. Unlike its mainstream LCD rivals, the TX-L32D25 uses an IPS (In plane Switching) panel.
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