Products

Top 5 Dorm Room Must-Haves

Before you head back to campus, gear up with these products to help you ace dorm life. 1.) Countertop Microwave.  The essential college appliance, no dorm room or first apartment should be without a microwave. From reheating last night’s pizza to baking brownies in a mug, there’s little you can’t to cook in a microwave. This compact Whirlpool…

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TVs & Electronics Videos

Sonos Beam vs Playbar Soundbar Comparison

When the Sonos Playbar first launched, it was the company’s first foray into the popular category of soundbar speakers. The Playbar combined the typical soundbar form factor with Sonos’ renowned wireless audio technology, giving the speaker an advantage over its non-connected competitors; the wireless functionality meant the Playbar worked marvelously as a stand-alone speaker, great for streaming your…

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Computers

Laptops for Work and Play

For a long time, buying a laptop meant you’d have to settle for compromises in performance and usability compared to a similarly-priced desktop. Low-quality screens, weak processors, and poor graphics equaled a bad time when it came to intensive tasks like heavy media editing or working with large spreadsheets. To get the power of a desktop, you’d need …

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Recipes

Abt-solutely Delicious: Birthday Cake Shakes

Cruise through the profile of any popular Instagram foodie from a big city and you’re bound to encounter a gallery filled with over-the-top desserts: Colossal cookies, ornate cakes, and overflowing frozen treats decorated like a child’s sugar-fueled dream. We’ve grown fond of the type of milk shakes made popular by a variety of Chicagoland establishments, which manage to…

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Outdoor Recipes Videos

Gourmet Cooking with Weber Grills

There’s something so satisfying about simple burgers, hot dogs or brats cooked over the open flame of your backyard grill. These barbecue regulars are tasty, easy to make, and perfect for a typical summer evening. But sometimes we crave something that’s not served on a bun, something with some more complex flavors. Thankfully, you don’t need a culinary…

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News

Abt, From the Skies

The next time you’re flying out of Chicago’s O’Hare airport, take a look out your window and see if you can spot Abt. If you’re not sure how to identify us (we’re the giant building right next to the expressway), just look for our rooftop logo! You’ll also see a few other interesting things, including our rooftop solar…

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