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Some of the most recognizable designs start with complex sketches

Wired.com goes over some of the most iconic and their earliest sketches to help turn them into a reality.  It definitely puts into perspective what some of the newest technologies look like under the hood.  Below you will see an early sketch of the iRobot Rooma Robo Vacuum.  Under that, well, it’s a little wink to sci-fi fans out there. Roomba Vacuum  At-At Walker from Star Wars It’s impressive to see the technical details involved…

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Happy Star Wars Day From Abt! May The 4th Be With You!

“Those deals at Abt are as big as Jabba the Hutt!!” Happy Star Wars Day everyone! Grab your lightsabers and blasters rifles, and snuggle up next to your favorite Ewok, it’s time to enjoy the movies that defined a generation of “Warsies” and captivated the world’s audiences to the tune of over $4 billion, according to >Mania.com.  It’s been over 30 years since The Empire struck back, and although some Star Wars…

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Androids Rule!

Whether you are talking about R2-D2 from Star Wars, Bishop from Aliens, or Abt’s Customer Service Representative, Gary Q’s favorite character, Data from Star Trek, androids are all the rage in cinema and TV.  That certainly hasn’t changed in the world of cell phones;  Android cell phone operating systems to be precise. “Android” is now the world’s most popular cellular phone OS (operating system) shipping out 33 million to customers since its creation…

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