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July 2014

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Great Gadgets For Your Summer Road Trip

It’s hard to believe, but August is already here! School will soon be in session and before you know it the snow will be falling. Thankfully, there’s still plenty of time to pull off one of the all time great American pastimes: the Summer Road Trip. Abt’s very own Josh “The Technologist” Davis stopped by WCIU’s You & Me This Morning to show off some great gadgets that will make your end-of-summer…

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Hands-Free Cell Phone Options For Drivers

As of July 2014, any form of using your cell phone while driving is prohibited in 14 States (including Illinois!) as well as Washington D.C. That means no texting, no talking, no viewing GPS info, and no Facebooking. You cannot hold your cell phone to operate it while driving, period (though there are usually exemptions for emergency calls). In addition to these state prohibitions, many metropolitan areas across the country have similar…

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Schooled By Abt Sweepstakes!

There’s just over a week left in the Schooled By Abt summer sweepstakes, so be sure to get those entries in if you haven’t already done so!   The Schooled By Abt sweepstakes is the brainchild of a quartet of Marketing Department interns: Kevin Keene, David Stern, Skyler Norris and Matthew Aguilar. Instead of typical summer busy-work, they wanted an opportunity to do something big, leaving their mark at Abt by spreading…

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Available for Preorder

  Back in May, Microsoft stirred up the tech world with the announcement of the Surface Pro 3 Tablet, their new no-holds-barred Windows 8 Tablet. The Surface Pro 3 promised to be a legitimate laptop replacement, touting specs like 4th gen Intel Core CPUs (up to the Core i7-4650U), USB 3.0 support, SSDs up to 512 GB and a 2160 x 1440 resolution screen. All this would be wrapped in a body less…

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New Abt Careers Site

  Not to toot our own horn too much, but Abt can be a pretty great place to work. Of course, a workplace is only as good as its workers, so we’re always on the lookout for new, quality team members. To make the search easier for both ourselves and potential employees, we’ve recently launched a dedicated job listing site: jobs.abt.com. The new site provides an up-to-date listing of available positions at…

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4th of July Sale at Abt Electronics

After a winter that seemed like it would never end, it’s hard to believe it’s already July. That means it’s time for the greatest American holiday of all, the Fourth of July. A weekend devoted to celebrating the birth of our great nation, enjoying fireworks and barbecue, and spending time with friends and family. And it’s also time for the annual Abt Electronics 4th of July Sale. From now until July 7,…

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