A tech toy timeline for 2012 (video)

CNET's Dan Ackerman gives "The Early Show on Saturday Morning" a rundown of the most anticipated gadgets, including a monthly timeline of expected product releases.

For even the most conscientious tech-industry watchers, keeping track of what's coming down the pike can be a tricky task--and the rumor mill only complicates things.

Enter CNET Senior Editor Dan Ackerman, who lays it all out for "The Early Show on Saturday Morning" in this video of the most anticipated tech toys, which includes a timeline of what we can expect each month.

So when will see a new iPad? How about PlayStation's Vita or those "Ultrabooks" people have been talking about? Tune into Ackerman's crystal ball.

Disclosure: "The Early Show" is produced by CBS. CNET News and Crave are published by CBS Interactive, a unit of CBS.

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