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February 2013

Abt Exclusive

New Gaggenau Kitchen Appliance Display

Abt is proud to make all of the displays you see around the store in our in-house woodshop, by a staff of dedicated carpenters. Occasionally though, we like to have some fun and invite a guest builder to craft something for our showroom. If you’ve been in our Atrium lately, near the cookie area, you’ve probably seen the latest custom kitchen display, designed by Chester & Chester of Evanston, Illinois. We teamed…

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Products

Jenn-Air® JX3™ Cooktops stand alone with Duct-Free Downdraft option

Imagine an active kitchen in a modern, high-rise condo with a stunning view. Or consider an open, gourmet kitchen with an island cooktop at the heart of the living and entertaining area. In each case, the goal is to preserve open, clean sight lines, yet keep the home free from cooking vapors. Traditional ventilation options, such as overhead hoods, may be undesirable obstructions in such luxurious settings — or they simply may…

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Technology News

PlayStation 4: What to Expect…

Last night, Sony announced the release of their newest gaming console, the PlayStation 4.  The news has been 7 years in the making since the release of the PlayStation 3 back in 2006, and since then, rumors, mock-ups, ideas and opinions of the next console have been swirling around the internet ever since.  With great fanfare and a 2-hour unveiling, Sony goes over the meat of their newest console with great hype,…

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Abt Exclusive

Google Glass Makes Its Official Debut

Google gave the world a closer look at the Google Glass today, with a new video that chronicles the many potential uses for the cutting-edge device. It seems that with the release of every significantly new piece of technology, a wave of critics arrives asking “what’s the point of that?” The Google Glass glasses have received their share of skepticism, and this video helps illustrate their possible usefulness. From swinging on a…

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Abt Exclusive

How to Design a Smartphone App for Dumm…Laymen

Got a great idea for a new application?  Follow these steps to help develop a smartphone app of your very own. If you own a smartphone you know that some of the most exciting things you can do on them is shop through the vast amounts of applications.  There are games, programs, features and so much more that enhance your mobile phone experience.  No longer is the cell phone used to just…

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Abt Exclusive

President’s Day Sale at Abt Electronics

Enjoy great savings on appliances and electronics this President’s Day.  Whether you are looking for a washer, dryer, LED TV, or even a new pair of sunglasses for the upcoming summer. Shop our wide selection and save big. Our sale will be operating at our retail location until tomorrow at 9 pm CST or online via Abt.com until 10.59 pm CST.…

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Technology News

Samsung Meets SodaStream

At CES 2013 this year, it was pretty interesting to see appliances enter the fray of the world’s biggest electronics show.  One of the leaders in technologically advanced appliances has been Samsung.  They recently  announced their new 36” four-door refrigerator will have the industry’s first-ever automatic sparkling water dispenser. It will be powered by SodaStream, which will allow you to pour yourself cold, bubbly water any time of the day.  The filtered sparkling water will come…

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Home Theater Products

Sonos Playbar: A Soundbar From the Wireless Music Experts

The Sonos Playbar integrates Sonos Play technology into a home theater soundbar About ten years ago, Sonos set out to transform the way people listen to music in the digital era by removing one of the obstacles to getting music to multiple locations around the house: the wires. With a Sonos system, you could store your digital music files in one location, and listen to them anywhere else in the home with…

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Abt Exclusive

Pandora Jewelry and Fine Watches For Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day is just two short days away, and if you still haven’t found the perfect gift for that special someone in your life, Abt can come to your rescue with a variety of beautiful gifts. Most of our customers are familiar with the Abt Time Boutique, where we carry an extensive line of fine watches from brands like Citizen, Ball, Hamilton, and Rado. An elegant timepiece is a gift that anyone…

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Guest Post Technology News

Jenn-Air Ventilation system brings iconic persona to your kitchen

A luxury kitchen is more than the sum of its appliances. A focal point of the home, it makes a statement about you to your guests. Appliances serve more than merely the expected function, but personify and reveal your personality. This February when Jenn-Air unveils its Accolade™ Downdraft Ventilation System, it will command attention for both its iconic design and its extraordinary performance. This 36-inch, super-premium downdraft ventilation system will generate a…

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