16 most-anticipated tech products of 2012

What gadgets and gizmos are we looking forwarding to getting our hands on this coming year? Here's a look at the top most-anticipated tech products of 2012.

The usual assortment of intriguing new gear should make an appearance this year's CES. sammyhub.com

Each year around this time I do a roundup of the most-anticipated products of the coming year. Last year I had 12; this year I'm going with 16.

Since many companies like to keep future new releases under tight wraps so they don't short-circuit sales of their current products, we can't predict what all the new hot gadgets will be. But as usual, we expect to see a fair amount of intriguing stuff at this year's CES in Las Vegas, and we know that plenty of sequels to today's popular products are on the way--whether the company wants you to know it or not.

Here's our list. As always feel free to voice your opinion. And if you don't like our selections, suggest new ones. As I said, right now, we're at 16 picks (they're listed in random order), but I've left a few slots open for reader contributions. Make a good case and I'll add the product to the slideshow.

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