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January 2013

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4K TV Broadcasts Have Arrived. Kind of.

 4K TV Broadcasts get one step closer to reality We’ve been talking a lot about Ultra High Definition TV, aka 4K TV, on the Abt Blog lately. The first UHDTV sets made their way into our showroom in the last few months and were met with quite a bit of excitement, with several already having been purchased. All…

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Star Wars not to be released in 3D…Yet

Star Wars’ Journey to theaters in 3D, put on hold. A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, or maybe just Hollywood a few days ago, there were rumblings of releasing the original classic Star Wars Trilogy in 3D.  Those plans however have been scrapped, for the time being. With Writer/Director J.J. Abrams officially taking helm…

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LG Ultra HDTV VIP Event Recap

  Last night’s LG Ultra HD TV VIP Event at Abt was a resounding success, with a turnout of over 500 guests. After braving a line that spanned the width of the salesfloor, attendees were entered into a raffle for a chance to win a $500 Abt Gift card. Once inside the Atrium, they enjoyed complimentary hors d’oeuvres…

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Jenn-Air Culinary Center helps usher in new age of cooking

The cookbook has evolved from handwritten or printed collections of recipes into software programs, online forums, blogs or recipe apps for smartphones. Yet only one luxury appliance maker, Jenn-Air, has integrated an image-driven gourmet guide within the oven itself — adding interactivity so cooks can create perfect dishes with guidance for up to 50 food options, from meats…

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LG Laser TV: 100 Inches of Full HD Beauty

The LG Laser combines the picture size of a projector with the simplicity of a wall-mount LCD TV. CES 2013 may be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy some of the exciting toys that the manufacturers showed off. Abt Electronics is proud to be the only retailer in the nation currently displaying the all-new LG…

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Events

The Connect Store Gets An Upgrade

If you’re a regular customer at our Glenview showroom, you probably know we like to keep things constantly changing around here. Recent visitors might have noticed construction going on in our computer boutique, the Connect Store, and some have expressed concern that we were removing it. I’m happy to inform everyone not to worry, and the truth is…

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3D Print A $300,000 burger? I’ll Take Two!

3D printing is the newest technology to enhance the speed and accuracy of making precise 3D objects.  We’ve written about it before and it’s always been fascinating.  From creating personal toys, to helping major motion pictures speed up their production, 3D printing is poised to make its mark on the world.  What if, 3D printing can not only…

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