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It's been mobile phone mayhem this week on TechRadar with a host of new smartphones being shown off at the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. And even though Apple wasn't there to show off a new iPhone, that hasn't stopped more iPhone 5 rumours cropping up. Read on for this week's most popular stories on TechRadar.
Top five news stories
Apple could be developing a budget iPhone in order to ward off competition from Google Android handsets.
A prototype version of a smaller, cheaper Apple handset than the iPhone 4 is said to exist, although this is no guarantee such an iPhone will ever make it to market.
The mysterious little iPhone is apparently a third smaller than the iPhone 4, with no home button on the front of the handset, which certainly sits well with rumours that Apple is aiming to do away with the button on all iOS devices.
Nokia has had a day to end all days today, with news that the company announcing it is ditching Symbian in favour of Windows Phone 7 prompting 1,000 of its employees to walk out.
This is according to Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, which is reporting that workers are protesting with their feet at Nokia's Oulu and Tampere offices.
If the reports are accurate then this equates to a quarter of the workforce based at the two offices.
Following persistent rumours of plans for a smaller, cheaper Apple iPhone nano, the latest Apple rumour this week is that the Cupertino-based tech giant is planning to release an iPhone 5 with a larger, 4-inch screen.
Details of Apple's next gen model reportedly leaked from component suppliers via Digitimes suggesting that Apple will release a larger-screened iPhone in order to compete with the growing threat from Android in the 4-to-7-inch smartphone market, such as Samsung's' Galaxy S and Google's Nexus S.
Photos of the concept handsets, believed to be the work of the new Microsoft and Nokia partnership, have emerged less than 24 hours after the deal was rubber-stamped.
Engadget is touting a pair of images which its claiming to be early mock-ups of a Nokia-manufactured handset running the Windows Phone 7 operating system.
The brightly-coloured phones boast full touchscreens with some Nokia design hallmarks and would add credence to Steve Balmer's claim that both companies have already been working together on devices.
The BBC has started integrating non-BBC channels into iPlayer, hoping that consumers will use the site as a landing page for other on-demand services.
Back in May it was announced that the iPlayer would begin to link to non-BBC channels and nine months later it has given birth to this 'sharing the link love' idea.
Now don't get your hopes up that you can now watch ITV content on the iPlayer, but you can search for on-demand ITV channels and they will appear on the iPlayer, with a link out to ITV Player.
Top five in-depth articles
Two months into 2011 and we've already seen the world's first dual-core phone, the world's first 3D phone and the world's first 'Facebook phone'.
From the Samsung Galaxy S2 to the HTC ChaCha, these are the best new phones on show at MWC 2011...
The dust had barely settled after a chaotic stampede of tablets at CES. Now, a month on, there's more tablet action to come.
At this year's Mobile World Congress, Samsung, HTC, Acer and LG all announced new tablets. Add these to devices on show from HP, RIM, ViewSonic and Motorola and you can see why 2011 is going to be the year of keyboard-less computing.
Here's our round-up of the best tablets and pads on show at MWC 2011…
The Samsung Galaxy Tab was the first real rival to Apple's iPad, so it's fitting that there'll be a Galaxy Tab 10.1 - unsurprisingly with a 10.1-inch screen - to take on the iPad 2and the other tablets that have recently emerged.
Samsung has announced the new tablet at Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona. So what do we know about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 UK release date, specifications and price?
iPhone 5 rumours are flying thick and fast already.
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.
Two of the highlights of this year's Mobile World Congress are the powerful Samsung Galaxy S2 (Galaxy S II) and the futuristic LG Optimus 3D.
Both step from 'smartphone' into 'super-phone' territory with their next-generation dual-core processors.
Both also impress with cutting-edge screen technology, although they couldn't be more different in their execution.
Top five reviews
If you have the money, and also the need, for this level of 3D-ready Full HD camcorder then the Panasonic HDC-SD900 has to be near the top of your shopping list.
Anyone interested in 3D is advised to think larger than 42-inches. Panasonic's 46-inch TX-P46VT20B, therefore, has the potential to be a real winner
Sony has made one of the most impressive BD players around. Its compatibility with almost any disc is excellent while the pictures it delivers are equally spotless.
This is almost the complete camcorder. It's hard to see, for the sub-£500 price, how you could reasonably ask for more. Watching our test footage played back, even mundane shots are imbued with an almost-tactile quality.
'S' means Style in the Nikon Coolpix range, and following on from the S70, the new Coolpix S80 brings improved features to the mid-range compact camera market with updated styling.
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