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Posts Tagged ‘tablets’

Is the computer mouse facing extinction?

Monday, October 8th, 2012

A story written by the Washington Post poses the question, is there an expiration date for the computer mouse?  According to the Washington Post, for the first time, sales of iPads are taking over the sales of PCs in schools, according to Charles Wolf, an analyst for the investment research firm Needham & Co.  Even the growth of educational toys like Leap Frog are surpassing laptop and desktop computer sales.

People are growing more used to interactive displays such as smartphones and tablets.  If this trend continues, it is only a matter of time for computer mice to no longer exist.  Do you prefer touch screen, or old-fashioned point and click?

Tablet Sales to Surpass Netbook Sales by 2016

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

According to the latest NPD D sales  of tablets are expected to exceed those of notebooks in 2016.  Their research indicates that tablets will eventually become the preferred choice of portable electronics for people around the world.  Have you jumped on the tablet bandwagon?  If so, what’s your favorite and what do you use it for?”  If you haven’t yet, when do you plan on making the change?

Abt’s Post-Holiday Sales

Monday, December 26th, 2011

The presents are opened, all the sweets have been eaten and everyone is ready to add to their new gifts, or return the ones they got.  At Abt, we are here for all your accessory needs.  If you found yourself opening a new fancy gadget, chances are you will want to keep is safe and efficient.  Find hundreds of add-ons to your new tablets, MP3 players, TVs or more!  Get chargers, cases, screen protectors, headphones, docks and more!  Visit our accessories page and start shopping.