Luxury cars to glitzy gizmos; objects to desire in 2012

Cutting-edge designs draw the crowds at dual shows in Las Vegas, Detroit
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Lexus introduces the LF-LC Hybrid concept vehicle during the press preview at the North American International Auto Show at the COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan. The show is open to the general public Jan 14-22. (Getty Images)
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A Mercedes-Benz F125! gullwing coupe research car. The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through Jan 13 (Getty Images)
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The Colby MID-9742-8 tablet (Getty Images)
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An electric car2go Smart vehicle (Getty Images)
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An artist draws caricatures of attendees using the Galaxy Note Smartphone with integrated S Pen (Getty Images)
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A new Mercedes-Benz SL (Getty Images)
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The Lumix GX1 single lens reflex (SLR) camera with 14-42 mm power zoom lens (Getty Images)
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Motorola's Droid Xyboard 10.1 (Getty Images)
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Motorola's Droid 4 (Getty Images)
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Mercedes-Benz's new SL convertible sits alongside one of the company's first SLs (Getty Images)
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Nikon D4 (Getty Images)
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A conference attendee handles Toshiba Ultrabook on display (Getty Images)
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A Mercedes-Benz F125! gullwing coupe research car (Getty Images)
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Visitors look over a Mini convertible (Getty Images)
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The new Smart For Us vehicle is revealed at the Mercedes-Benz exhibit (Getty Images)
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New Acura NSX Concept vehicle (Getty Images)
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The Lincoln MKZ concept car (Getty Images)
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The 2012 Toyota Prius C hybrid (Getty Images)
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The Tesla Model S Signature (Getty Images)
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A worker cleans the new Acura NSX Concept vehicle (Getty Images)
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The new 2013 Scion FRS (Getty Images)
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President and COO of Sony Electronics Phil Molyneux shows a new remote for Google TV devices (Getty Images)
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BMW introduces the new Active Hybrid 3 (Getty Images)
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A Panasonic Toughpad (Getty Images)
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The new Volkswagen E Bugster (Getty Images)
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President of Panasonic Electronics Marketing Company of North America Shiro Kitajima shows a Panasonic Toughpad (Getty Images)
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Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of Daimler AG, gets out of the new Mercedes-Benz SL (Getty Images)
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The new Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet (Getty Images)
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An Asus UX31 Ultrabook (Getty Images)
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An Android Rear Seat Entertainment System is displayed at the Voxx International Corp booth (Getty Images)
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The Fauvette Platinum Edition bird speaker from chicBuds, a 2-watt amplified speaker that offers 4 hours of sound off one charge and fits in the palm of the hand (AFP/Getty Images)
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Stylish and functional retractable earphones from chicBuds are displayed (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Mighty Dwarf Blue II speaker, an innovative little speaker that uses vibration resonance instead of traditional speaker membrane, to turn any solid surface the speaker is placed on into a full spectrum, 360-degree speaker, is displayed (AFP/Getty Images)
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Chevrolet introduces the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic (Getty Images)
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Chevrolet introduces the Code 130R concept vehicle (Getty Images)
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The 2013 Ford Fusion (Getty Images)
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The 2013 Ford Fusion (Getty Images)
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Conference attendees look through 3D glasses at the TCL booth (Getty Images)
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A model displays the iShower speaker, an easily detachable Bluetooth enabled shower speaker with complete compatability with any Bluetooth audio streaming phone, tablet or computer (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Lumix Dual Lens 3D1 camera (Getty Images)
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Invited journalists examine the 2013 Cadillac ATS luxury sedan (Getty Images)
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Mercedes-Benz introduces their new SL convertible (Getty Images)
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The Signature Series Sidekick II receiver with strobe light from Silent Call Communications, which monitors telephone, doorbell, smoke detector, sound monitor and weather alert system with alarm clock (AFP/Getty Images)
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Mercedes-Benz introduces their new SL convertible (Getty Images)
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Mercedes-Benz introduces their new SL convertible (Getty Images)
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Motorola's Droid 4 on display (Getty Images)
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The dropcam HD Wi-Fi Video Monitoring Camera which uses cutting-edge data analysis and motion/audio sensing (AFP/Getty Images)
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Motorola's Droid Xyboard 10.1 on display (Getty Images)
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Mercedes-Benz introduces their new SL convertible (Getty Images)
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The chassis of a 2013 Cadillac ATS luxury sedan (Getty Images)
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The 2012 Lexus LF-LC Concept car(AFP/Getty Images)
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Lexus introduces the LF-LC Hybrid concept vehicle (Getty Images)
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The Lincoln MKZ concept car (Getty Images)
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The Lincoln MKZ concept car (Getty Images)
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The Huawei Ascend P1 S mobile phone (L) is displayed during Press Day Events at the annual Consumer Electronics Show on January 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Billed as the world's slimmest smartphone, the handset features a dual-core 1.5GHz processor and 4.3 inch super AMOLED touchscreen. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Hyundyai's Veloster is on display(AFP/Getty Images)
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Hyundyai's Genesis Coupe (AFP/Getty Images)
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Vicki Poponi, Assistant Vice President of Product Planning for Honda unveils the new Acura RDX prototype (AFP/Getty Images)
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Takanobu Ito, President and CEO of Honda Motor Corporation speaks at the launch of the Acura NSX concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Lincoln MKZ Concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of the media get a look at the Lincoln MKZ Concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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Acura unveils its NSX concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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Photographers surround the Acura NSX concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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Another view of Acura NSX concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Volvo XC-60 Plug-in Hybrid concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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H.W. Park, (2nd-R) Hyundai managing director and chief executive and Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik(R) are seen as the Hyundai Elantra was awarded the 2012 North American Car of the Year award at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, January 9, 2012 (AFP/Getty Images)
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The 2013 Buick Encore Crossover SUV (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Toyota Prius C (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Maybach 57 S (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Toyota Prius C on display (AFP/Getty Images)
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The new Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet (Getty Images)
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A model displays the new Nikon 1 consumer digital camera (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Sony representative briefs a user playing the Twisted Metal game(AFP/Getty Images)
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A sketch artist draws a portrait on Samsung's Galaxy Note smartphone (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Toshiba 13.3 inch Tablet (AFP/Getty Images)
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A woman touches the screen on Sharp's 80-inch touch screen TV set Aquos Board, an Interactive Display System (AFP/Getty Images)
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Nikon's flagship D4 DSLR camera (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Fiat 500C Abarth (AFP/Getty Images)
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Motorola's Droid Razr Maxx on display (Getty Images)
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The new Dodge Dart on display (AFP/Getty Images)
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American Honda Motor Co. Executive VP, John Mendel, introduces the Honda Accord Concept vehicle (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Toyota NS4 Concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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A TATA Technologies eMO electric vehicle (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Toyota Prius C (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Toyota NS4 Concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Toyota NS4 Concept car on display during the press preview day (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Toyota NS4 Concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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A TATA Technologies eMO electric vehicle on display (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Toyota NS4 Concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Honda Accord Concept vehicles (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Nissan Pathfinder SUV concept vehicle (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bendo, The Michelin Man, dusts the tires on the Infiniti M56X (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Samsung ES8000 TV (Getty Images)
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The new Lenovo television is shown during a presentation by Qualcomm at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (Getty Images)
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Photographers surround the Acura NSX concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Honda Accord Concept vehicle (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Buick Encore Crossover SUV (AFP/Getty Images)
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Takanobu Ito, President and CEO of Honda Motor Corporation poses with the new Acura NSX (AFP/Getty Images)
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Acura unveiled its 2013 RDX prototype (AFP/Getty Images)
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Takanobu Ito, President and CEO of Honda Motor Corporation speaks at the launch of the Acura NSX concept car (AFP/Getty Images)
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Acura unveiled its 2013 RDX prototype (AFP/Getty Images)