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A New Way to Watch and Record Birds…Or Be A Super Saavy Spy

Binoculars.  They’ve been around for years and have helped the common man see things from great distances, or even watch individuals from afar without being discovered.  Sony unveiled their new line of hybrid binoculars that not only give users a glimpse into the beyond, but they can now also record it.  The unusual combo product will capture both high-definition full-motion video and high resolution still images in 2D or 3D formats. The ability…

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CES 2011: Samsung Flexes Its Techno Know How

Some real amazing stuff from Samsung at CES 2011 have been found.  First, is  Samsung’s ultra thin 75 inch LED Smart HDTV.  The TV, like other Smart TVs will support internet connectivity, apps, 3D content and playback.  It is also power efficient due to LED backlighting and more. And when we say thin, we mean THIN. It looks like an upright, glass tube from this angle.  Also at Samsung’s booth is their…

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Abt's New Bose Room

Abt is pleased to announce the opening of the new Bose® room in our audio/video department. Like many of the trusted brands featured in our store, Abt has worked closely together with Bose for many years to create a tremendous shopping experience. This new Bose® area in our store does just that! The new room features 20 Bose home theater and personal audio products on display, including the newest Lifestyle® home entertainment…

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Get Digital!

Abt Electronics is pleased to announce that we now offer our online customers digital services.  Through our website you can find out what cable TV, internet, digital phone and HD programming is in your area and price out packages that best suit your needs and finances.  This has been a service provided, in our store, to our Chicago-land customers for years, but we can now bring it to you, all across America.…

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Sony’s Amazing Fantastic Wonderful New Bloggie

If you are looking for an easy way to shoot HD video and take amazing pictures in one small package, then look no further than the new Sony Touch Bloggie. This camera can shoot up to 4 hours of 1920 by 1080 HD video with up to 8 GB of storage. It’s also a 12.8 mp still camera to take beautiful, detailed pictures, even while recording video on the bloggie. Yes, you…

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Abt has a 3D Sony Bravia on Display

Abt is one of the only stores in Illinois to have a 3D Bravia. It’s on display with a Playstation3 and the folks in the Sony Store have already downloaded some games. Right now you can come in the store and play Wipeout HD, MotorStorm HD, and SuperStardust all in 3D. Sony’s 3D Bravias aren’t actually available for purchase until next month, but if you want a sneak peek, come in and…

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Watch the Big Games in Style

The NCAA Final Four semi-finals and championship games are around the corner. Is your TV up to par, or is now the time to consider a new one? Abt’s weekly specials section has seven TVs in stock and available for Chicagoland delivery before the big games. Michigan and Butler tip off at 6:05pm ET Saturday evening (4/3), and West Virginia battles Duke immediately following at 9pm ET. The winners will fight for…

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Streaming Blu-ray on Netflix? Not This Year.

Neflix began streaming movies in May of 2008. They expanded to streaming on gaming systems like XBOX and then to an independent box, made just for streaming video. Could it get any better than that?  It did.  Netflix currently streams on game systems like Xbox360 & Sony’s PS3, as well as higher end television sets from Sony and LG, and blu-ray players from Sony, Samsung, and LG. Netflix is aiming to release…

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Come See Full HD 3D at Abt Today

Come to the Panasonic Full HD 3D demonstration in Abt Electronics’ parking lot until 3PM today!!! One of the three Panasonic trucks, currently traveling the country, is in front of the store and will be demonstrating the new HD 3D technology. Previously, 3D had a maximum resolution of 480p and TV can go up to a resolution of 1080p. Now, Panasonic has improved that resolution to 1080p in each eye—that’s 4X better…

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