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July 2009

News Products

How Do You Feel About Talking To Your Wrists?

After months of speculation and waiting, two of the most popular cell phone companies have announced that they are going to ship their versions of the watchphones.  Samsung and LG will begin their releases in Europe before hopefully heading stateside.  Some features include a touch screen, speakerphone, MP3 player and of course, the ability to tell time.  Not…

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Products

Sonos CR200 Now Available For Pre-Order At Abt.com

Yesterday, Sonos announced that their first touch screen controller CR200 will be available at stores at the end of next week. Their latest multi-room wireless music system controller uses a 3.5-inch color touch screen instead of the traditional button-based layout. Compared to other similar touch screen devices, the CR200’s screen utilizes the latest technology for superior response, accuracy…

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The New Sony Experience At Abt

In this day and age, TVs and Audio Receivers are getting smarter and packing more features than ever. With the growing trend in internet shopping, it’s difficult to see and try all those extra features you pay for by just reading about it. What is Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio? What is DLNA? Can you see…

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Events

A Review Of July’s Kids Day At Abt

Kids day was a great success! Thanks to all who came out and participated. Many enjoyed ice cream cones and Hot Dogs while others made Sports Bracelets to represent their favorite team.  We also had a surprise visit from 2009 Miss Northern Illinois, Season Winesburg. She appeared in the atrium signing autographs and talking to all giving advice…

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Events

Join Us For Consumer Education Day Tomorrow

Did you know that the Abt Design Center is celebrating their 1 year anniversary next week? In honor of this milestone, come join us tomorrow, July 25th, for Consumer Education Day from 10am to 4pm for an afternoon of events hosted by the stores of the design center. The day includes workshops at The Kohler Store, Fox Lighting…

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Events

Abt Supports The For Autistic Kids Foundation

Gandhi once said “Be the change you seek in the world.”  The employees of Abt Electronics have recently held a variety of fundraisers and events for “For Autistic Kids,” a foundation that the Abt family established to raise awareness and understanding of autism.  This disorder affects 1 out of 150 children each year.  One of the fundraisers were…

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Events

Join Us This Sunday For Kids Day At Abt

Abt’s monthly kids day is back! This month, we are celebrating “Summer Sports” in our atrium on Sunday, July 19th. We will be playing bags and horseshoes. Our newly remodeled Sony Store will feature Wii Sports for all ages to play. For you hoppers and putters, a giant hopscotch course as well as a miniature golf course will be set up.…

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A Day in the Life of a Cookie Girl

It started as a demo and grew into a store favorite. Abt has been serving freshly baked chocolate chip cookies every Saturday and Sunday for over 4 years now. Originally, the cookies were baked to showcase different ovens the store sold. Now, the cookies are baked to feed hundreds of customers every weekend. Most people walk up to…

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