Fall Tech Preview 2013

Maybe it's a little early to be getting in line for these gadgets, but they are coming and they look terrific!

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Most-anticipated TVs and projectors

Fall is when TV makers augment their existing TV lineups with higher-end or more experimental models. This year we'll see the first 4K screens from some major (and minor) brands, at least one TV with a curve, and a bonus dollop of new projectors.

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<p>The third quarter of the year is a busy time at CNET, partly because smartphone manufacturers choose this season to debut some of their top-notch devices. As such, we invite you to take a peek at what's coming to the market this fall 2013.</p>

The smartphones we're falling for in fall

Fall is a big time for notable smartphone launches. CNET rounds up the few handsets that have us waiting in anticipation for the leaves to change.

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<p>Camera manufacturers typically do the bulk of their new product announcements in the first half of the year. With weddings, graduations, and spring and summer vacations at that time of year it makes perfect sense.</p>  

<p>Cameras make good holiday gifts, too, of course, so there are always a few big releases at the end of summer as well. For that reason, we've rounded up some of the more interesting shooters headed our way in the coming months. </p>

Cameras and camcorders to fall for

With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, camera manufacturers are shooting out some interesting options. Here are some of our favorites so far.

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<p><b>Price:</b> $51,995
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<b>Availability:</b> September 2013
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<b>The outlook:</b> The substantial amount of tech Chevrolet put into the <a href="http://reviews.cnet.com/coupe-hatchback/2014-chevrolet-corvette-stingray/4505-10867_7-35826211.html" >Stingray</a> succeeds in making it a better car, without getting in the way of the driving experience. In fact, the tech, cabin appointments, and body design make it as desirable as models from Ferrari and Lamborghini, at the considerably lower price point of just over 50 grand.
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Fall in love with this upcoming car tech

From the rebirth of the American supercar to a gadget that will help boost the efficiency of your current ride, there's a lot to look forward to in car tech this fall.

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<b>Availability:</b> Fall 2013
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<b>The outlook:</b> The updated model has pro-level Xeon processors and dual GPUs, making it a hot workhorse for high-end multitasking. But it's the design of this new Mac Pro that became a conversation topic; instead of a big square box, the new Pro is a shiny black cylinder that looks like it fell off the engine of a starship, allowing the pro-level power as the current boxy Mac Pro to fit into a much smaller space.</p>

What's coming in laptops, desktops, and Windows tablets

These are the machines we can't wait to get our hands on.

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<p><b>Price:</b> $500
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<b>Availability:</b> November 22
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<b>The outlook:</b> Microsoft's entry into next-gen gaming comes in the form of the Xbox One, promising various integrations with live TV, fantasy sports and more, in addition to next-generation graphics and gameplay. After surviving what can only be called a PR nightmare regarding DRM policies, the Xbox One seemed dampened from the start, but since has made significant strides to right the ship.</p>

Games and gear coming soon

Brand-new consoles are right around the corner. Check out CNET's guide for the latest on next-gen hardware and games.

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<b>The outlook:</b> LG took a time-out from tablets but is stepping back in the scene with an 8.3-inch device that boasts some promising specs. The G Pad 8.3 houses a 1.7GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM, and a <a href="http://reviews.cnet.com/google-nexus-7/" >Google Nexus 7 (2013)</a>-matching 1,920x1,200-pixel resolution.

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Tablets to get excited about

We've rounded up the most anticipated tablets arriving just in time for the holiday season.

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