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Show Mom You Love Her With Pandora Jewelry

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Mother's Day

Make Mom smile and give her something special this Mother’s Day! Finding the right gift for her may be tricky, but you can never go wrong with jewelry. Stop by this week and pick out a great gift in the Abt Time Boutique with Pandora jewelry. Pandora jewelry is the perfect gift for her, you can customize her bracelet with different charms that best describes her, or charms that symbolize each precious moment that happened in her life. We have a large selection of gorgeous charms that come in different styles and colors—beautifully crafted Murano Glass Charms, Disney charms, holiday charms and more! Not only do we carry bracelets and charms, we also have necklaces, rings, and earrings. With Pandora jewelry, there’s no doubt that Mom will be in the spotlight! (more…)

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4 Things You Should Do Before You Start Grilling!

Monday, April 11th, 2016

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The season of being outdoors with great company and great food is just around the corner, yes we’re talking about grilling season. Since the warm weather is on its way very soon, it’s time to break out the grill and start grilling some delicious foods. But before you start showing off your grilling skills, there are a couple steps you should go through to make sure your grill is in great condition.

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Spring Break Essentials

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Spring Break Essentials

After the long, cold months of winter, Spring Break is finally here! Before you take off to your exciting adventure, go over your Spring Break checklist and make a quick stop at Abt to get all of your travel essentials. Grab some headphones so you can listen to your favorite songs on the plane, or get a lightweight carry on to pack all of your things into. Here at Abt, we want to make sure you’re covered and also help make your Spring Break a success!

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Nest And Alexa Team Up to Make Your Home Comfortable

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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The Nest Learning Thermostat makes conserving energy easy and keeps costs low. This thermostat has the capability to learn what temperature you prefer and can also shut off when you are away. In independent studies, Nest saved an average of 10-12% on heating bills and 15% on cooling bills. That means it can pay for itself in under two years. The device is easy to use, it has Wi-Fi, so you can adjust the temperature to your liking by simply using your smartphone, tablet, or your Mac.

Now, adjusting the temperature in your home is easier by using your own voice, thanks to Nest and Amazon Alexa. Alexa is a cloud-based service that you can speak to through your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, or Fire TV.  You can change the temperature on your Nest by stating a voice command such as “Alexa, set my living room thermostat to 68 degrees.” With this voice command feature, you can adjust the room temperature without having to lay a finger on your thermostat.

 

 

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Organizing Your Garage With Gladiator GarageWorks

Monday, March 7th, 2016
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It’s that time of year to clean and get organized. Thanks to Gladiator GarageWorks by Whirlpool Corporation, organizing your garage—and keeping it organized—can be a simple task! Gladiator GarageWorks products will help you organize and utilize the space in your garage with durable, modular shelving for the walls and floors, and standalone storage pieces  like rolling tool cabinets and sturdy work benches. Gladiator GarageWorks has a huge selection to choose from, giving the option to select individual pieces or full garage organization systems. The line consists of interchangeable products that can be arranged and rearranged into nearly endless layouts.

The Gladiator GarageWorks line includes:

Each product from the line is made with heavy-duty material and goes through precise quality testing. All pieces are also UL listed for quality, safety, and durability,  making Gladiator GarageWorks a dependable brand. The Gladiator GarageWorks provides you customization, so you can choose from numerous products to design an organized garage that best fits your lifestyle.

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Fitbit Alta Now Available For Pre-Order on Abt.com

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

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Fashion meets fitness with the new Fitbit Alta. The Fitbit Alta isn’t just your ordinary fitness tracker, you can switch up your style while staying on track with your fitness goals. Just like the other models in Fitbit’s line of fitness trackers, the Alta is capable of tracking your all- day activity, your sleeping patterns, and reminders to move. (more…)

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Find The Right Vacuum For Spring Cleaning

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Vacuum- floor care

The sun is out, the snow is melting, looks like spring is on its way! That means it’s time to refresh your floors with an annual spring cleaning. After the long, cold months of winter, dirt, dust, and stains have accumulated your floor, it’s time to eliminate them. Here at Abt, we have a variety of vacuums that you can choose from. For the perfect clean and satisfying results, its important to know what type of vacuum you are shopping for. Finding the right vacuum to use for your spring cleaning will assure you a cleaner home. We provided the different types of vacuums we carry and how each one works, see what type of vacuum would be best for your household!

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Fitbit Blaze Now Available for Pre-Order On Abt.com

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

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During CES 2016, Fitbit revealed their newest product, the Fitbit Blaze, and we couldn’t wait to get our hands on it. Now the moment is finally here, the Fitbit Blaze is available for pre-ordering on Abt.com. Click here or the buy now button in the video below to order yours today!

Fitness trackers, like the Fitbit Blaze, have made their way into the fitness world by keeping us on track to help achieve our fitness goals. These fitness trackers analyze your lifestyle by monitoring your steps, the calories you burn, and your sleeping pattern. The Blaze is much different than the other trackers part of Fitbit’s line, the Blaze has a colorful touchscreen display and a collection of stylish leather and stainless steel bands that you can choose from. The Blaze also features PurePulse™Heart Rate monitoring, connected GPS tracking and On-Screen workouts. The GPS tracking is not built-in but you will be able to access the GPS tracking through your smartphone or mobile device, this way you can just take your device while you go for a run or a bike ride. But what makes the Blaze unique is the SmartTrack feature. The SmartTrack feature can recognize what kind of workout you’re doing without the touch of a button. The sensors built in the device can detect your current activity and then will automatically record your movements for tracking. What’s awesome about the device is that the Blaze watch can send notifications from your smartphone to your watch. You can check your text messages, answer phone calls and receive calendar alerts. Fitbit has really stepped up their game with The Blaze, now you can achieve your fitness goals in style!

Here at Abt, we want you to live a happy and healthy lifestyle, click here to take a look at our selection of fitness equipment.

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CES 2016: FitBit Blaze Fitness Watch

Friday, January 8th, 2016

In the world of fitness, FitBit is recognized as one of the most popular fitness tracking devices out there. This week at CES, the company unveiled its brand new FitBit Blaze – their second fitness watch to date. The Blaze is much different from what we are used to seeing from the brand and this year Fitbit has managed to deliver a Smartwatch that can compete in not only tech, but style as well.

Close-up of the sleek FitBit Blaze in a stainless steel band.

Close-up of the sleek FitBit Blaze in a stainless steel band.

Considering that the company occupies about 88% of the total health and fitness wearable market, bringing style to their technology is something many consumers’ have been waiting for. The fitness watch features a colorful touchscreen display and a collection of stylish leather and stainless steel band accessories to choose from. You can wear a casual band for working out and easily swap it out for a fancier choice when going out for the night.

Closer look at the FitBit display at CES of the different bands you can use to personalize the Blaze Fitness Watch.

FitBit display at CES.

The main purpose of the FitBit Blaze is still heavily focused on monitoring your fitness. It includes features such as PurePulse™Heart Rate monitoring, Connected GPS tracking, and On-Screen Workouts. Unfortunately, it does not come with built-in GPS to track your fitness on its own. However, you are able to tether it to your Smartphone and bring your mobile device along for a run or bike ride to still track your route. FitBit has also included On-Screen Workouts, a newer feature that allows you to choose from three popular workout plans accessible directly from your wrist. But perhaps the biggest difference that sets the FitBit apart from all the other fitness trackers is its SmartTrack feature. SmartTrack knows exactly what type of exercise you’re doing – without you having to touch a button. Whether you are hiking or bike riding, the built-in sensors detect your current workout and automatically log your movements for tracking. This applies to their sleep monitoring as well; the FitBit Blaze knows when you’re asleep based on your movements, so you don’t have to bother with simple tasks such as remembering to switch it into sleep-mode.

Last but not least, we absolutely cannot forget to mention that the Blaze fitness watch can also send notifications from your Smartphone to the watch. You are able to answer (or reject) phone calls, check out incoming text messages and receive calendar alerts, which is partially what allows it to hold a Smartwatch title!

All in all, the FitBit Blaze is a huge step-up for the brand in the wearable tech category. Not to mention, its thin and sleek design will surely appeal to fashionable health “techies” everywhere. Currently it’s only available to pre-order for the retail price of $199.95, with an expected arrival date in March of this year.

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CES 2016: D3O Impact Protection

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

In a convention full of gadgets and gizmos, we stopped by D3O‘s booth to check out their product, which—in its natural state—has a decidedly more organic look than the tech it’s designed to protect. Used in everything from smartphone cases to motorcycle jackets, the D3O material is what’s known as a non-Newtonian fluid; sometimes its properties resemble those of a liquid, sometimes it behaves more like a solid. This unique trait lends itself well to products that benefit from need to sometimes be flexible, and sometimes rigid. At their booth, D3O had a vat full of raw material:

And just in case their reps were pulling some sort of illusionist trickery on us, we decided to sacrifice Josh’s hand to find out.

Here’s a bit of info on how D3O works:

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We’re looking forward to seeing the D3O material integrated into more products in the future. Have you had any experience with a product that uses D3O? We’d love to hear how you liked it!

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