The year is only a bit more than half over, but so far 2012 has been an exciting year in terms of cool technology.
We've seen the arrival of a new iPad, Microsoft's entry into the tablet arena, the unveiling of a dazzling Sony gaming handheld, and other debuts.
Here’s a roundup of some of the year’s best (so far) in cameras, smartphones, tablets, TVs, laptops, e-readers, and more. Let's start with what may be the best point-and-shoot camera ever. Enjoy!