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July 2008

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Getting Ready To Go Back To School

For the Abt blog enthusiasts, I’d like to introduce myself to all the readers who stay current on the latest and greatest news and products here at Abt Electronics. My name is Scott Shefler and I’m the Marketing Summer Intern here at Abt. Getting the chance to work at the storefront on 37-acres of land in Glenview, Illinois…

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Sony Elevates Its Home Theater Receivers

Three new audio/video receivers have been released, courtesy of Sony, that are designed for upscale home theater set-ups. These receivers are part of Sony’s ES (or “Elevated Standard”) lineup and offer features such as automatic speaker calibration, lossless audio decoding for Blu-ray movies, video upscaling to 1080p high-definition output, and Sirius and XM satellite radio compatibility. The STRDA2400ES…

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A “Hole-In-One” For Autistic Kids

Earlier this week, the “For Autistic Kids” Foundation held its 7th annual golf benefit at the Glen View Club in Golf, Illinois. The foundation was established by Ricky and Bob Abt along with the entire Abt family to benefit some of the 1.7 million individuals in the U.S. (including Ricky’s son Willie) who are autistic. Autism is a…

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High-Tech Gadgets For Summer Fun

Want to stay on the cutting edge this summer? Take a look at this video of Abt sales manager Josh Davis, who showed viewers some great new gadgets during a recent appearance on Chicago’s NBC Channel 5 weekend news. Here are the details and Abt links for the products Josh mentioned: The Outset Digital Remote Meat Thermometer features…

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New Innovative Refrigerators From Miele

Miele, the Gütersloh, Germany-based appliance manufacturer, has become a significant presence in the American market in recent years. The company’s line of kitchen appliances consists of cooktops, ovens, ventilation hoods, coffee systems, and dishwashers, but recently Miele released its first line of refrigerators, the “Independence Series,” and Abt has one on display in our showroom. Abt was chosen…

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Start Your Wine-ing

When summer rolls around, it seems a lot of people turn to beer or those tropical mixed drinks for their parties or when they’re just lounging around the yard or patio on a lazy weekend. But why stop drinking wine, especially when there are several convenient ways to store your favorite varieties so you can enjoy them outdoors?…

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Four For The 4th

To help you kick off your 4>th of July celebration, we thought we’d offer up four things that might make your holiday weekend even more enjoyable. First, if you’re traveling anywhere, it really helps to know the quickest way to get there. The Garmin Nuvi 260 GPS navigation system is easy to use and features turn-by-turn voice directions…

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Great Gourmet Grilling Gadgets

All your friends are coming over, and they’re expecting some great summertime food and fun. The pressure is on, so you’d better deliver some top-notch grillin’ gastronomy. Even if the girl of your dreams let you buy the grill of your dreams, now is not the time to be caught without all the extra things you’ll need to…

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