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April 2010

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Lights, Camera, and Bold Chat

Abt’s employees work 24 hours a day to keep day-to-day operations running at the high standards set by generations of the Abt family. Most day employees arrive between 3-9am, although employees come and go all day and night long. Thursday began like most, with one major exception, at 8:30am Ross Haskell, the director of marketing at Bold Software, and a production crew came in to spend the day taping a video for…

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Jitterbug Phones, Now Available at Abt

New to Abt, Jitterbug phones! Jitterbug phones have EasyDial keypads, powerful speakers, 24-hour live operators, simple menus, and they’re Bluetooth and Caller ID enabled. With Jitterbug, there are no contracts, no termination fees, and no prepaid hassles. Jitterbug plans begin at $14.95 a month and only $147 gets you started. For more information on Jitterbug phones and rate plans, contact an Abt small electronics sales specialist today. -Kelly B.…

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Music for This Summer's Backyard BBQs

It’s that time again. Summer’s almost here; are you ready for all the summer backyard barbeques? No backyard event is complete without the essentials, and that includes great friends, food, and music. You’ve got the food and the friends, but is the same old boom box going to cut it this year—probably not. Abt has an outdoor music solution for you. Bose Environmental, Boston Acoustics, Sonance, Definitive Audio, Polk, Klipsch, Outcast, and…

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Microsoft Zune, Available Now at Abt

Microsoft Zune is now available at Abt. It’s a 32 GB mp3 player with tons of features. It’s got a 3.3” scratch resistant, OLED touchscreen, HD radio, HD compatible video, web browser, Quickplay functionality, and it’s wireless. Zune will hold up to 8,000 songs, 10 hours of HD video from Zune Marketplace, 48 hours of video optimized for the device, or 25,000 pictures. It comes in two colors, either black or silver.…

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Protect Your Mac Book

Laptop cases are essential for anyone who totes their computer around. They can look utilitarian, whimsical, even like a backpack. What’s the most important feature of a laptop case? Computer protection. The second most important feature? Its looks. Mac Books are very light and delicate. They need sturdy protection. 12 South has come up with a “novel” interpretation on a traditional concept. The BookBook is a laptop case, made for Mac Books…

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Free iPod From Abt

Summer is almost here. I don’t know about you, but during the summer I love to listen to my iPod on long walks with my dog, on the beach in the sun, and bike rides too. If you haven’t gotten an iPod yet, or just need a new one, it’s your lucky day. I am giving away an iPod Shuffle to one of my loyal blog readers. To enter the contest to…

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Recycle Old Goods For Gift Cards

Even though Earth Week is coming to an end, Abt is eco-friendly every day. One of the lesser-known programs Abt participates in is super eco-friendly and has more to offer than just helping the environment. Abt is a proud participant in the CE Exchange. It’s a program for those with unwanted electronics who don’t just want to recycle or throw them away. It’s fast and easy to participate, just visit http://www.abt.com/Abt_CExchange.php3 and…

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Abt Hosts the Cradle's Night of Promise Charity Event

Abt is happy to be the venue for the Cradle’s 5th annual Night of Promise charity event. Saturday, April 24th from 7-11pm event attendees will enjoy great music, gourmet food, a silent auction, an open bar, and so much more. Founded in 1923 by Florence Dahl Walrath, the Cradle has become a beacon for women who are compelled to place their babies with adoptive families as well as adoptive families, desperate yet…

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Abt, in the Spotlight, for Being Green

Abt took center stage in CE Pro magazine today. In honor of Abt’s green initiatives, Julie Jacobson wrote an article to showcase Abt’s green efforts. In the Article, Abt Electronics: The Greenest A/V Retailer in the Country, Mike Abt tells Jacobson of Abt’s recycling center and bio-diesel generator. Mike Abt, a self-proclaimed hippie, is the president of Abt Electronics and spearheads all of Abt’s eco-friendly efforts. Wind turbines aid the generator in…

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