7 best gadgets and gizmos coming this fall

Over the next three months, tech companies will be launching some of their most highly-anticipated gadgets. Here's what to expect -- or hope -- for in the fall.

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  • Date: Confirmed Oct. 26

Microsoft's highly anticipated tablet will be the software company's first PC of its own design.

Running first on the Windows RT operating system, and then on the fuller Windows 8 in January, the tablet will feature a built-in stand, cameras and a cover that doubles as a keyboard.

- Last updated August 30 2012 08:01 AM ET