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June 2013

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Chicago Hosts Blackhawk’s Stanley Cup Championship Parade

Part of the beauty of working in a stellar electronics store is the many, many TVs we have. When there is an awesome sports game happening, chances are, we will be showing it.  Today, Chicago is celebrating the Blackhawks and their Stanley Cup Championship.  A huge parade is being broadcast and the TVs are full of cheering fans, thrilled Blackhawks players, and since the TVs are all high-definition, you can see Lord…

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Chicago Rain Brings a Wedding Party To Abt

We’re only halfway through 2013, but the Chicagoland area has already received more rainfall than in all of 2012. June has been especially rainy, as it seems to have been across the entire country. Earlier this month, a local couple (and Abt customers) faced what every bride and groom hope to avoid: rain on their wedding day. The bad weather meant they couldn’t use the outdoor location they’d planned on for shooting the…

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B&W Speaker Gallery Now Open

B&W Speakers find a new home at Abt Electronics One of the latest additions to our product selection, and one that’s got our audio guys really excited, is our new collection of speakers from Bowers & Wilkins. B&W Speakers (as they’re known to their fans) are some of the most highly-rated speakers available today. One of the progenitors of audiophile-level speakers, B&W have continuously put out innovative products that have won over…

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Keep Prying Eyes Off Your Data With a Transporter Private Cloud Drive

The Transporter Private Cloud Drive gives you  totally secure, remote access to your files. You don’t need to be attuned to tech news to have heard the recently-revealed information about alleged government spying programs. Whatever the extent of this snooping, one thing is now certain: data you store on the cloud will never be truly safe, regardless of a storage-provider’s claim. If all this talk of privacy breaches is making you search…

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Samsung Galaxy NX Camera/Android Hybrid Revealed

Samsung today showed off the Galaxy NX, the newest entry into the Galaxy line of Android devices With the release of the Galaxy Camera, Samsung showed the world a device that was more camera than phone, as opposed to the typical smartphone with a crippled camera function. The Galaxy Camera was an amalgam of a super-zoom point & shoot camera’s sensor and lens with the brains and display of an Android smartphone.…

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Tumi Monogramming Now Available at Abt

Tumi Luggage is well known for its high-quality construction, which combines the finest materials with elegant styiling. The result is a product that will last years, and look great the whole time. Their wide variety of travel bags and accessories are also a great way to express yourself with something a bit more unique than the average carry-on case. Abt is happy to begin offering our customers an additional way to customize…

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Abt Exclusive The Technologist

Introducing Josh Davis, The Technologist at Abt

Technology is changing more rapidly than ever, these days, and we know it can be hard to keep up with this shifting landscape. We do our best to lend a helping hand by building a team of knowledgeable, passionate sales and service associates. Regular training and a commitment to customer satisfaction make our employees some of the best in the industry. But even with a team of on-call experts, we know wading…

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In-Dash iPads: A Growing Trend

In-Dash iPads, available at Abt Electronics, are a growing trend The home audio industry is one that is continually evolving, constantly creating new technologies to make listening to music easier and more enjoyable. With every new advancement, sound quality increases while device size decreases, and a device standard or physical media often becomes obsolete. It’s usually not long after the home debut of a technology that we begin to see it implemented…

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WGN TV Visits Abt for Father’s Day Gift Ideas

WGN-TV Chicago reporter Marcus Leshock, who covers Chicago’s most interesting cultural and social offerings, swung by Abt a few days ago to give viewers a glimpse of some epic Father’s Day gifts. While we mentioned yesterday that plenty of Dads would be happy to just have a fun Father’s Day with their loved ones in lieu of a gift, we’re also pretty sure that most Dads wouldn’t refuse an 85″ Samsung 4K…

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