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January 2012

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“Know Your Neighbors” and Win Prizes from Abt Electronics

Join the week-long contest sponsored by Windy City Live and Abt Electronics and win great prizes!  To enter, fill out the necessary Windy City LIVE “Know Your Neighbors” entry form.  Each day a Metro Chicago neighborhood/city/suburb/town will be randomly selected to be Windy City LIVE’s NEIGHBOR FOR THE DAY. Once the NEIGHBOR OF THE DAY is selected, we’ll ask viewers to share facts about it. We’ll reveal some of those facts on…

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Sony Enhances Online Applications

If you are one of the many who currently own a Sony BRAVIA TV, you now have access to a plethora of new online features.  They recently launched AOLHD which offers you mail, news videos and more from AOL and all their affiliates.  NewsLook was also added which gives viewers an enhances view of both domestic and world news.…

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Abt Electronics On YouTube

Want to stay current with new technology?  Need to find out what is the best computer or appliance for you and your family?  Those answers and more can be answered by visiting our YouTube Channel: AbtElectronics.  We have videos to inform you of what to think of before buying a product from Abt, as well as product reviews.  If you are looking for a video we don’t have, or if you need…

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KitchenAid Stand Mixer Recipes

Yesterday we blogged about the great deal on the KitchenAid stand mixer.  Not sure if it’s right for you? Well, below we’ve compiled a list of some amazing recipes you can make with your KitchenAid mixer.  If these mouth watering goodies don’t convince you that you need this mixer, nothing will!  Some recipes will require additional pieces for your KitchenAid mixer, but those are worth the additional investment. Italian Sausage Ingredients 3…

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KitchenAid Stand Mixer Rebate

Right now, when you purchase select KitchenAid stand mixers, you can get up to $40 off by  mail-in-rebate as well as a 1-year subscription to Food & Wine OR Travel & Leisure.  These KitchenAid stand mixers are rated at the top in their category and can help you make anything from basic cookie recipes to more complex pasta recipes.  Check out our full line of KitchenAid mixers and get started.…

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Rise of the Planet of the Tablets

The Pew Research Center released information about last year’s tablet sales.  According to the latest survey, 19 percent of all adult Americans now own some form of tablet, which is double the figures from a poll conducted in mid-December. E-reader ownership, meanwhile, increased by exactly the same margin over this period, jumping from 10 percent to 19 percent. Tablets are certainly on the rise and they are slowly becoming replacements for laptop…

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Apple Plans to Make School Textbooks Available on iPad

Apple is looking to make school a bit easier for students by providing iPad users with accessibility to school/university textbooks.  Apple has been working with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Pearson PLC and McGraw-Hill – publishers responsible for 90 percent of U.S. textbooks – to develop digital textbooks that can be offered on the iPad, Reuters reports. The digital textbook market is estimated at $8 billion, and Amazon and others are already tapping into it.…

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