CES DAY 1: Here Are All The Incredible Gadgets You Missed, Plus A Very ‘Enthusiastic’ Steve Ballmer

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Day 1 of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas yesterday was a flurry of keynotes, gadgets, and very long lines.

Here’s the best of what we saw, including Ryan Seacrest, Steve Ballmer, Nokia’s hot new Windows Phone for North America, a massive 80-inch touchscreen TV, a waterproof tablet, and more.

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