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January 2009

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Induction Cooking Demo This Saturday At Abt

If you love to cook, you’ll want to visit Abt this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a special demonstration by Sub-Zero/Wolf Corporate Chef Pete Trusiak involving a Wolf induction cooktop. Never heard of induction cooktops? Well, they’re the most energy efficient cooktops available, using electromagnetic technology to heat only the pan, with the burner plate…

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Seats and Eats For Your Super Bowl Party

Okay, you’ve got the HDTV and the surround-sound system, so now it’s time to think about your guests’ comfort and their probably insatiable hunger. It’s reported that antacid sales go up 20 percent the day after the Super Bowl, and that an estimated 1.4 million people are expected to call in sick that same day. So it’s up…

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Enter Abt’s 6th Man For A Day Contest

Ever thought about what it would be like to sit on the bench with a National Basketball Association team? You could do that and more if you’re lucky enough to win our 6th Man For A Day contest, being held in conjunction with the Chicago Bulls and Sharp Electronics. Our contest gives you the chance to win two…

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The Abt Security Connection

I was once told that “what separates Abt from any other electronics store is that we take things like fraud very personally.” With that said I ventured off to talk to our security team, which has close to 40 members. When I walked into the security office it felt more like a NASA command center than an office.…

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MK Sound Shows Off Its Speakers At CES

Not all the action at the Consumer Electronic Show took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Manufacturers also exhibited their wares at a few other smaller locations, including the Venetian Tower Suites, where MK Sound hosted visitors on the 30th floor to demonstrate the company’s audiophile-quality speakers. MK Sound was founded in 1974, and is the only…

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More New Products From CES

Now that the Consumer Electronics Show is officially over, we’d like to tell you about some of the other great new gadgets we saw over the course of the event at various manufacturers’ booths. Overall, there were an estimated 20,000 new technology products showcased across 1.7 million net square feet of exhibit space at this year’s show. Onkyo…

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