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April 2012

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Antique to Abt-ique: The Search for the Nations Most Prized Antique Electronics and Appliances

When was the last time you were in your grandma’s attic?  How about your great uncle’s stuffy basement?  Chances are, it’s been a while.  If you are brave enough to go hunting in those places, you may just have the chance to get rewarded from Abt.com.  Right now, Abt.com is looking for the most treasured antique electronics and appliances around. Unlike any contest that has been done before, Abt is calling on…

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NBA Baller Beats: Aggravating moms and downstairs neighbors this fall

This weekend marks the start of the 2012 NBA playoffs and our very own Chicago Bulls prepare to make their run at a long-awaited championship. While we all might not able to rise above and beyond the rim like our hometown hero Derrick Rose, we can soon hone our ball handling skills to the beat of some popular tunes. In a series of posts by Joystiq, they reveal gaming developer Majesco’s latest…

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Abt at KBIS 2012

  The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show 2012 (KBIS) is being held at McCormick Place on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, and Abt has a front row seat for all the action. The tradeshow showcases the leading manufacturers of everything kitchen and bath.  With other two million square feet, the largest convention center in the United States, is packed full of the latest products, materials, technology, and lifestyle innovation.…

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The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show Begins Today!

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show launches its first day today.  Held at the McCormack Place in Chicago, the KBIS  is an an inspiring, interactive window to the world of everything new.  At the show, the brightest and best in the industry assemble to spot trends, see and experience product introductions, acquire knowledge and find the practical solutions and valuable connections that will take them into the future.   Always on the leading edge,…

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Earth Day At Abt Electronics

Join us on Sunday, April 22nd for Earth Day at Abt Electronics festivities!  We will be hosting several activities as well as showcasing dioramas explaining some great environmentally friendly tip as well as projects and games from 12pm-4pm. There will be a Fisker car on display – all electric Garvey’s office supply will be here with recycled products, along with giveaways The Grove will be stopping by and bringing animals and displays Child ID…

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Apple Gives Away iOS Snow Leopard to Increase iCloud Users

Apple has a a great plan to help more MobileMe users make the move to iCloud.  The cloud-based storage service will replace MobileMe in June, but only users running OS X Lion (version 10.7) will have access to iCloud.   Apple has discovered that many MobileMe users are probably running an older OS and may be left behind by the cost of upgrading their systems. So Apple is giving users of older…

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Technology at Coachella Brings Rapper Tupac Back To Life

Chances are, you’ve heard of the news coming from this weekend’s music festival Coachella: Tupac Shakur is back.  The famous rapper who passed away in 1996 isn’t exactly back from the dead in flesh and blood, but rather, electronics and lights.  On April 15, a “hologram” of Tupac Shakur (technically a 2-D video projection) performed his songs “Hail Mary” and “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” with Snoop Dogg, at the Coachella Music Festival. The video…

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5 Products That Make Any House Smarter

All 80’s babies should remember the Disney Channel original movie, Smart House. It starred the, now SAMCRO first lady, Katey Sagal, as the avatar named PAT. PAT could cook, clean, and entertain, making her occupants lives as comfortable as possible. Take a look at the list of products below from Abt that can turn your home into the smart house of your dreams, without the constant fear of an iRobot-like attack on…

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