January 27, 2012 14:23 ET

The Best of CES With Steve Greenberg, The Innovation Insider

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jan 27, 2012) - The Innovation Insider and author of "Gadget Nation," Steve Greenberg, has the best picks of CES 2012!

This year Samsung is launching the QF20, a camcorder with Switch Grip functionality for lefties and righties and now VERTICAL Switch Grip -- so you can use the camera sideways. With 1080i Full HD recording, 20x optical zoom and creative functions in a slim and portable form, the QF20 also offers Wi-Fi capability so users can quickly upload their contents to social media sites and wirelessly and Auto-Backup media to PC.

LG's Streaming Media Player ($100) allows you to watch all sorts of web content including Netflix and YouTube on your TV. And with LG's Smart TV Upgrader ($180) you have access to LG's full smart TV platform which includes tons of APPs, Facebook, Pandora, and so much more -- and the Smart TV Upgrader is controlled with this "gesture-based magic motion remote."

The Acer Aspire S-3 is super thin, super light (less than 3 lbs), and has all of the power of standard size notebook. It's about $899 ($800 on the web) and runs on Windows-7. It's a great example of the new PCs that are coming out this year. It's fast and great for everything from gaming to office work to entertainment.

Nokia launched the company's first Windows smartphone that takes advantage of AT&T's fastest 4G LTW network, the Lumia 900. It had a large 4.3 inch display, features a long-lasting battery and comes in two colors -- cyan and matte black. The Lumia 900 boasts and eight-megapixel camera on the back, as well as a front-facing camera. It is easy and fun to use with many built in apps, like an exclusive ESPN sports hub. Look for the Lumia 900 coming soon to AT&T.

Check out 3M's Natural View Screen Protectors (starting at $15) for tablets, phones and eReaders. To keep the information on your screen for your eyes only check out 3M's new Privacy Screen Protectors starting at $15. Both films prevent smudges and scratches and are easy to apply in just a few seconds with no spray adhesive and no bubbles, and remove easily without leaving residue.

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