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Samsung Meets SodaStream

At CES 2013 this year, it was pretty interesting to see appliances enter the fray of the world’s biggest electronics show.  One of the leaders in technologically advanced appliances has been Samsung.  They recently  announced their new 36” four-door refrigerator will have the industry’s first-ever automatic sparkling water dispenser. It will be powered by SodaStream, which will allow you to pour yourself cold, bubbly water any time of the day.  The filtered sparkling water will come…

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Thunderbolt Technology Transfers at the Speed of Lightning

One of the developments from CES 2013 that didn’t get much fanfare was the noticeable increase in product support for the Thunderbolt standard. Because it’s just an interface, it didn’t attract the attention that flashy TVs or flexible smartphones may have. But the growing adoption of the Thunderbolt technology is something that will greatly benefit everyone who consumes large amounts of data. Thunderbolt is a new computer peripheral connection standard that was…

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CES 2013 Camera Recap

CES 2013: The photo industry responds to a rapidly-changing world of image consumption and sharing Wi-Fi Enabled cameras CES 2013—With so much of the population packing smartphones capable of producing acceptable-quality photos, camera makers have had to innovate in recent years to keep their products viable. The main allure of a camera phone, besides eliminating the need to bring a dedicated camera everywhere you go, is the ability to share your photos…

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Sennheiser HE90: The Holy Grail of Headphones

The Sennheiser HE90 Headphones. This is what half my yearly salary sounds like. CES 2013—We love CES because, much like our showroom, it’s a veritable playground for electronics that push the limit of quality and elegance, the results of a manufacturer sparing no expense in crafting the ultimate representation of its brand. Case in point: the Sennheiser Orpheus HE90 headphones. Released in 1991, the HE90 were the result of Sennheiser challenging its…

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Grablet Invades CES

Grablets might sound like vicious, furry creatures from a forgotten 80s horror-comedy, but, thankfully they’re something much better. CES 2013—There’s no denying that the iPad has been one of the most popular gadgets released in the last few years. As such, its success has prompted a flurry of add-ons and accessories to hit the market, many of which were only marginally useful. We find it refreshing, then, to find one that’s truly…

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ASUS Transformer CES 2013

Josh stopped by the Asus booth at CES 2013 and they showcased their new Asus Transformer All-in-One. Combining the best of their Transformer line, Asus developed a 18.4-inch 1080P display TEGRA display, operating both Windows 8 and the Android operating system, this doubles as a fully-functional tablet as well as a desktop computer. Operating with Windows 8 & Android, it is fully touch-screen, so you can easily navigate between applications and other work you…

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Boomdizzle: Momma said “Stop, collaborate and listen (Online in Real time!)”

Boomdizzle, LL Cool J’s music sharing platform, gets the spotlight at CES CES 2013— Apologies for the early-90s rap mixed-metaphor, but it is, oddly enough, apropos to the video you’re about to watch. The Abt Crew caught a presentation by rapper/actor/shark-killer LL Cool J, who laid out the details of his Boomdizzle label. Part social network, part music-creation platform, Boomdizzle allows users from anywhere in the world to log on and collaborate on…

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Panasonic WT60: Stunning All Around

The Panasonic WT60 3D LED TV wraps a gorgeous IPS display in a stunning, nearly-invisible frame. CES 2013—While CES 2013 is a great place to see manufacturers’ conceptual products, sometimes it gets frustrating to be bombarded by technology that we won’t see on the retail market for years, if ever. Panasonic, thankfully, had a booth full of stunning TVs that will be available this year. Our favorite was the flagship Panasonic WT60…

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LG Debuts Ultra Wide Monitor

Here at Abt Electronics, a lot of salespeople and administrative have two monitors working side-by-side.  It makes things run faster and more efficiently.  LG has announced their new monitor that takes advantage of the dual monitor look, and developed one, WIDE monitor. On display at CES 2013 is the LG 29-inch UltraWide monitor.  This super-wide monitor is rated at 2560×1080 resolution, a 21:9 aspect ratio format designed for simultaneous side-by-side dual document display.  This…

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