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July 2012

Guest Post

Indulgent Gadgets for Every Room

The following is a guest post from Stephanie Staszko, a  UK blogger from BathShop321.com. While not written by Abt, we loved the article and wanted to share it with you – our readers. As technology has evolved, modern homes have become increasingly accustomed to “techy” items. A home without a television or fridge freezer often raises eyebrows, but domestic tech as gone far beyond that. Nowadays, there are so many electronic gadgets…

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Sony Electrolounge Huge Success at Abt!

The traveling Sony Electrolounge was a big success this weekend.  After fighting off some really nasty rain storms, Sony’s reps were eager to show off all the exciting things Sony has to offer.  About 1200 people stopped by to try out Sony’s TVs, speakers, headphones and more Sony products that aren’t even sold yet in the US! A full album of the Sony Electrolounge event’s pictures can be found on Abt’s Facebook…

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Gunnar Optiks Digital Performance Eye Wear, Not Just For Gamers

Screens of all kinds play a part in our everyday lives, and according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, screen time should be limited to less than 2-hours per day.  Seems like kind of a silly (unrealistic) recommendation, as most modern careers require upwards of 8-10 hours of screen time per day (not counting personal time with video games and television).  An article in the New York Times   actually states…

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Sony Electrolounge at Abt This Weekend

If you’ve been to Abt recently, you may have noticed a section of our parking lot blocked off. Sony arrived and they are building what they are calling, an “Electrolounge” stage that they will showcase this weekend. This  Sony Electrolounge truck that has been traveling cross country to showcase the latest in Sony technology. The Electrolounge will be open this weekend during our normal store hours on Friday 9 am-9 pm, Saturday…

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Countdown to Summer Olympics in London

The Olympic Opening ceremonies are just around the corner.  Do you have what you need to experience every breathtaking moment as the world watches their most athletic representatives compete?  At Abt Electronics, we have exactly what you need to see every splash, hit and hear every shot and grunt made by these incredible athletes.   Consider the following when getting your TV ready to watch the Olympic Games. Where are you going…

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Abt’s dehumidifiers help you and your home recoup from soggy weather

If you’re from the Chicagoland area, you are familiar with the recent rainstorms we’ve been facing,.  After many weeks of vritually no rain, Mother Nature came back with a vengeance.  Home’s basements have been feeling the revirbirations and only recently have people finished getting rid of rain water in their homes.  While all the water may be gone, the damage can continue to get worse.  Protect your home with a dehumidifier from Abt.…

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2012 Nissan 370Z’s Abt Makeover

Our mobile installation department is at it again.  Taking a break from upgrading classic cars to Ferraris to Porsches, their next job is to supe up a Nissan 370z.  Over the course of the couple of days, Abt’s Mobile Installation department will be installing tinted windows, tinted tail lights, full hood and bumper clear bra.  Mobile installation is planning on adding more audio to the car, so they are looking to install an Alpine…

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The New iPhone 19-pin connector: What does this mean for accessories/docks?

It was announced recently that iPhone 5, Apple’s next generation iPhone expected to go on sale around October, will have a 19-pin connector port at the bottom instead of the traditional 30-pin port.  According to a source from Apple, this move was to make room for the headphone plug to be moved to the bottom. With a new way to connect your iPhone, that means the new phone will not connect with the huge…

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3D Printing Begins to Invade Hollywood

About a year ago, we blogged about how Epson released a consumer friendly 3D printer that allowed you to print almost everything in 3D.  The options for what you want printed are potentially endless.  Hollywood seems to have agreed with the potential creative possibilities and is now releasing a movie that was made with 3D Printers: ParaNorman. ParaNorman is the first stop-motion movie to use a 3-D color printer to create its puppets’…

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Electronics that will help you enjoy the London 2012 Olympics!

The London 2012 Olympics are just around the corner.  You may be ready to root for your favorite athlete or cheer for your native country, but do you have what you need to fully experience the sights and sounds of the Olympics?  At Abt Electronics, we’ve put together a list of some of the must-haves to immerse yourself in this incredible event.  Below are just a few of the electronics you will need to soak up every…

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