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June 2010

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Sony Recalls Vaio Due to Burn Hazard

Attention Sony Vaio Owners: Sony Recalls VAIO Laptop Computers Due to Burn Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Notebook computers Units: About 233,000 Manufacturer: Sony…

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Stay Safe This Summer with an Escort Radar Detector

I don’t know about you, but in the summer I feel like I’m always going somewhere. Since I spend so much time in the car, there are so many more chances to be pulled over. I’ve been lucky so far (knock on wood). I like to play it safe, so I have been thinking of getting an Escort radar detector. Now through July 18th, Abt and Escort are giving away a free…

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This Weekend At Abt You Can Watch the World Cup in 3D

This weekend at Abt there is fun for everyone. Saturday we are airing the US versus Ghana game at 1:30 in the atrium. Samsung will provide glasses and Comcast as well as DirecTV will provide the 3D coverage of the game. Sunday Abt and ESPN are collaborating to bring you World Cup 2010 coverage in 3D. Watch the second round action 2pm at Abt. Mexico is battling Argentina in Johannesburg. Samsung, again,…

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Shred Your Old documents and Dispose of Unwanted Electronics at the United Center

Do you have old documents, computers, printers, or electronics that you would like to dispose of, but don’t know how? This Saturday, June 26, the Better Business Bureau will be hosting a “Shred Event” as well as safe disposal of unwanted electronics. Because the BBB is hosting the event, you can be sure that all your old equipment and documents will be disposed of according to the department of defense’s guidelines. You…

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Wireless Networking Made Easy with Cisco

Cisco, leader in networking solutions, discovered that it was hard for people to set up a wireless home network. They received a lot of returns on Linksys brand routers. What was their next move? They needed to find a way that would make setting up a wireless home network simple. So, they decided to apply the point and shoot simplicity of Flip Video Cameras to wireless home networking. “We have exported Flip…

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Enter the Abt Blog Contest and Win!

Do you read the Abt Blog every day? I think it’s time you start! The Abt Blog brings you store news, technology info, product information and more. I had a contest a few months back and it was a hit. So, I decided that I want to give away more cool stuff! A new contest is starting today. Leave a comment about the blog, the contest, or Abt anytime between now and…

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Panasonic wants to give you money!

Panasonic has a great promo starting this Sunday, June 20th. When you purchase one of three iPod speaker-docking stations, you will receive either a $10 Digital Music Gift Card or $10 Abt gift card. The Panasonic SC-HC 30 and 40 are sleek, wall-mountable, compact stereos with bamboo speakers for the ultimate in music clarity. The Panasonic SC-SP100 is a great alternative to a wall mountable speaker because it is portable and small.…

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