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October 2013

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Technologist Tuesday: 4K to Stay

Smartphones were around for a while before Apple brought us the iPhone.  What then happened to the Smartphone industry? It exploded.  Apple’s product became insanely popular and the competition began to mold new products around this newly energized Smartphone market. When we look to the current market of Televisions, we see so many different kinds of TVs.  Most…

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2013 Abt Builder Appreciation Sale

We want to give a big thank you to everyone who took part in our annual Builder Appreciation Gala on Tuesday night. Hundreds of attendees were able to chat with industry reps from some big names in the appliance and home-good industries, like La Cornue, Miele, DCS Grills, Liebherr refrigeration products and more. Special thanks also go out to sponsor…

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New iPad Mini, iPad Air and MacBook Pro Revealed

Big news out of Cupertino today, as Apple released new versions of the iPad, iPad Mini and various Mac computers. Both the iPad and the iPad mini received impressive new hardware changes, as opposed to marginal mid-life refreshes. The iPad Mini will now be spec’d with a Retina Display, with a 2048×1536 resolution giving it a 326ppi screen.…

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Technologist Tuesday: Hurray for Comcast IMAP!

Do you have multiple devices to check your email?  Do you wish that when one device reads, deletes or moves a message that all your other devices automatically sync to these behaviors?  iCloud, Gmail & many Yahoo email customers already experience this.  Then again, many of you Comcast emailers that have just cleared an inbox of fifty messages…

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Technologist Tuesday: Technology Forecast

Welcome to the Abt Electronics technology forecast.  I’m your Technologist, Josh Davis.  There’s lots of change in the air so let’s get to it.  We’ve got a massive eruption of new Google product and software on its way from Mountain View, CA.  The new OS 4.4 Kit Kat will really hit the Smartphone and tablet industries hard.  You’ll…

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Technologist tuesday- iPad Rumor Roundup

To make sure you’re up to date, here’s a current iPad overview: Today’s full size iPad is known as the 4th generation iPad.  It is the only Apple product to feature the Oct. 2012 A6X processor.  This processor has twice the speed and twice the graphics as its predecessor the A5X (iPad 3rd Generation).  These iPads hit our…

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Behind the Abt Curtain!

By reading this I’m confident that you know the store Abt.  You may also know that we’re one of the largest independent single-store appliance and electronics retailers in the country. Our history on our site also breaks down how we were founded and who we’ve become.  Here are 15 things we don’t talk about: 1) Bob Taylor and…

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