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August 2011

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All Things Apple

All things Apple.  That’s what you will find here at Abt Electronics.  From Macbooks to iPods, you will find just what you are looking for when outfitting your office, or your dorm.  Save even more money on your new purchase with our Trade in & Save program.  Just register to trade your product online, or bring it into the store.…

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New App Makes Using A GPS A Bit Safer

Wikitude is a new app that allows users to reap the benefits of a GPS on their phone, while still keeping an eye on the road.  Ordinarily, when you glance to see what direction you are going, you take your eyes off the road.  With Wikitude, your cell phone’s camera is used to stream live video of the road ahead while keeping up-to-the minute with where to turn and when. A really…

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iPhone 5 for Sprint?

One of the most talked about tech stories this year is, “what will the iPhone 5 look like?”  With that, comes a vast array of rumors, false reports on tech specs and stories of hopeful ideas.  Some are true, some are close, others are completely wrong.  One of the more interesting stories that seems to be true is that the iPhone 5 is coming to Sprint. From the beginning, the iPhone was…

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Abt’s Energy Solutions Center Tour

For anyone who has ever heard of Abt, or has even stepped into our store in Glenview, IL, it’s hard not to notice our dedication to helping the environment.  Abt hosted an energy solutions tour sponsored by Com Ed recently that informed customers of energy saving tips and were asked to fill out surveys explaining their daily energy uses.  A visitor to the tour even mentioned that they were convinced to do away with their old…

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Newly Redesigned Custom Audio Department

Next time you step into Abt’s custom audio you will notice a few changes.  First off, you may think you are in a showroom in Vegas with our new 16×16 Planar Video Wall.  Located in the middle of our custom audio center, there are 16 46 LCD 1080p TVs  lined up to create the ultimate home theater experience you cannot find in any retail store. The panel is controlled by a computer…

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Steve Jobs Retires from Apple

Steve Jobs officially announced his retirement from his world renowned company Apple this week.  What does this mean for Apple?  Not much exactly.  It will still continue to be a Steve Jobs company.  Steve Jobs has been involved since its inception, but has taken numerous hiatuses the last several years due to illness.  In dealing with his absence, Apple worked on training a replacement who could eventually fill his place when Apple’s creator steps down. This comes a…

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Oxygen Audio: A Breath of Fresh Air in Audio

The Oxygen Audio O Series Single Din car receiver has arrived at Abt. The O Series is a revolutionary line of patented products that allow you to fully integrate the iPhone into your car stereo entertainment system. You can now access all of the features of your iPhone in the car and enjoy your ride. Once clipped into the receiver the iPod can be charged at the same time, all while staying…

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Nintendo DS May Get an Upgrade

      When the Nintendo 3DS launched earlier this year, its lack of two thumbsticks was cited by critics as a major flaw. Two thumbsticks, like those employed in traditional game controllers, typically allow for more appealing gameplay by offering users better control over characters. Nintendo is planning on moving forward and actually create a new Nintendo 3DS with an additional right joystick for easy playability. Nintendo has hit a bump recently, reporting…

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Definitive’s Big Boom

Definitive Technology has done it again: big sound, in a small package.  The SuperCube 2000 is an extraordinary sub woofer that is juts over 10 inches in height, width and depth.  With incredible sound and a high glossy finish, you will not be disappointed with it’s spectacular audio output and visually appealing look.  Add this to your home theater experience!…

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