BGR uses several factors to come to their conclusion: Apple Employee Blackout dates of February 3rd and February 6th, Verizon Thursday Launches, and some earlier reports to conclude that February 3rd is D Day for the Verizon iPhone. That would put an announcement between now and then with perhaps some iPad 2 news as well (iPad 1 was announced in January but there wasn’t a ‘remaining iPads in inventory’ issue then).
Anyway. We’re hyped! (More below)
Related news claims “Verizon is having another one of their mandatory face-to-face training sessions for an “iconic pre-order”, this one scheduled for January 25 to February 4, 2011,” says BGR (they’re tracking this).