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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

This week our editors were busy reviewing two SUVs, a great compact AirPlay speaker with a battery option, and an innovative protector for your iPhone that's made of "orange goo."

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2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i

2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i

The 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i emphasizes onroad handling in the most high-tech SUV available, although it hasn't conquered the curse of mediocre SUV fuel economy. Read the review.

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Tech21 Impact Band for iPhone 4/4S

Tech21 Impact Band for iPhone 4/4S

It's not cheap, but the Tech21 Impact Band for iPhone 4/4S provides solid protection for your iPhone while showing a welcome bit of innovation. Read the review.

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3 of 8 Sarah Tew/CNET

Lenovo ThinkPad X230

Lenovo ThinkPad X230

There may not be a better full-fledged business ultraportable than theLenovo ThinkPad X230, but more efficient, less expensive, and thinner ultrabooks are the real future of this category. Read the review.

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4 of 8 Sarah Tew/CNET

Philips Fidelio SoundRing DS3881W

Philips Fidelio SoundRing DS3881W

While it's a bit overpriced, Philips Fidelio SoundRing DS3881W is one of the better compact AirPlay speakers we've tested -- and it has a battery-powered option to boot. Read the review.

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2013 Infiniti JX35

2013 Infiniti JX35

The 2013 Infiniti JX35 seems to be custom-made for distracted parents, with seating for seven, advanced and innovative driver aid technology, and a full infotainment and rear-seat entertainment package. Read the review.

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Huawei Ascend P1

Huawei Ascend P1

Huawei's Ascend P1 takes a step in the premium direction with great specs and a striking design, but it ultimately falls short of its potential. Read the review.

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Asus VG23AH

Asus VG23AH

The Asus VG23AH nails it in price, features, and 2D performance, but falls flat on its screen in 3D. Read the review.

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8 of 8 Dong Ngo/CNET

Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot

Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot

The Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot offers another very good option for those who need fast Internet connection on the go to share within a small group. Those traveling within Sprint's WiMax coverage would likely find it an excellent product. Read the review.

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