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February 2010

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Hersey High School Students Tour Abt

Friday, a group of 10 Hersey High School special education students, accompanied by three of their teachers, spent the day at Abt. They are participants in a career track program Hersey offers to students who plan to begin working right after graduation or attend a two-year, career oriented school. On the minds of many of these students is…

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Whirlpool Rebate is Expiring Soon

Don’t forget that the Whirlpool Prepaid MasterCard promotion ends Saturday! If you purchase 2 select Whirlpool appliances, receive a $100 rebate. If you purchase 3 select Whirlpool appliances, receive a $200 rebate. If you purchase 4 select Whirlpool appliances, receive a $250 rebate. For all appliances that are in the “Bonus” category receive up to $100 per appliance…

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Did You Know? Part 2

Did you know that majority of cell phones have Bluetooth Technology? Kevin R., Abt internet sales specialist tells me, “That’s important in the state of Illinois because it’s illegal to talk on a phone while driving. You can have the phone on speakerphone but that isn’t really isn’t hands free when you’re holding the phone up to your…

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Did You Know? Part 1

Have you jumped on the iPod bandwagon yet? If not, I found out some cool aspects of the Apple iPod Touch from internet sales specialist, Steve P. Today he let me know that the iPod Touch can surf the internet using Wi-Fi—just like a Smartphone. The iPod Touch can also play thousands of songs and hours of video.…

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The Geek Squad at Abt?

One of Abt’s eagle-eyed employees spotted a Geek Squad-mobile in the Abt parking lot today. Are they checking out the competition, doing some shopping, or do they need our assistance? We may never know. If you need assistance, visit the Connect Techs at Abt for all of your computer needs! -Kelly B.…

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Do You Skype?

Do you have Verizon Wireless? Do you Skype? Well, if Verizon is you wireless provider, you may be able to take advantage of free mobile to mobile Skype-ing. Sometime in March, Verizon is launching unlimited Skype-to-Skype calls on nine of their smartphones with accompanying 3G plans. One drawback, you can’t “Skype call” regular lines to save money. Will…

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Do You Live in the Chicagoland area?

Are you a local Abt customer? On Abt.com there is a section just for you! At the bottom of the home page there is a link below the “Assistance Tab” labeled “Chicagoland Customers.” Once linked to the section, you will find general store information, shopping support, department information, specific store information, and post-sales support. In the shopping support…

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Abt Recycles and Aids Young Artists

Photo Courtesy of St. John Brebeuf   Continuing the tradition from previous years, Abt donated a refrigerator box to St. John Brebeuf School in Niles. The third graders at St. John use the box to paint a mural on. This year the kids based the mural on a book they read in class, The Boxcar Children, by Gertrude…

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