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September 2015

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Free Electronics Recycling and Donation Event

This may be of interest for Chicago-area customers who are doing some cleaning and organizing around the house before the cold sets in. On Saturday, October 3rd, Abt will be teaming up with The Burke Group, US Bank, McShane Construction, The Salvation Army, and The Village of Rosemont for a special community recycle and donation event. From 10am-1pm, area residents are encouraged to bring any unwanted clothing and home goods, along with…

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Stand Up to Office Work

Chances are that you’re reading this while seated at your desk, staring at a computer screen. If you’re like many of us, that’s a familiar location for 40 or more hours a week. Sadly, sitting at a desk all day is not just tiresome, it can lead to a range of health issues. To combat the monotony and health risks of constant workplace sitting, many office workers are turning to alternative desk solutions, like the…

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MICHELE Watch Trunk Show

This weekend, the Abt Time Boutique is hosting our annual MICHELE Trunk Show. The trunk show is a great chance for watch lovers to get an up-close look at exclusive limited-edition releases by MICHELE, along with their entire collection of  fine timepieces. If you’re looking your new fall fashions, stop by Abt and enjoy a mimosa while you shop for the perfect accessory.…

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Celebrating Our Star Employees

Abt has always prided itself on being a close-knit family business, even with 1200 employees working together. To help keep focus on the individuals who make up such a large team, we take the time twice a year to recognize a quartet of employees who have gone above and beyond what’s expected of them in their daily roles. These employees exemplify the Abt ideal of taking care of the customer, that “The answer…

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Pandora Free Charm Event

This weekend, visit the Abt Time Boutique to take advantage of a special promotion from Pandora Jewelry.  From September 17-20, get a free charm with your purchase of Pandora products totaling $100 or more. With an extensive selection of charms and bracelets in a range of prices, Pandora Jewelry makes the perfect gift for everyone in your life. Give the free gift to your giftee, or keep it for yourself (we won’t tell).  Choose from…

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The Apple Buzz Continues With Abt’s Own Josh Davis!

As to be expected, everyone’s still buzzing about yesterday’s Apple event, where quite a few new features were unveiled. Today, our in-house Apple guru, Josh Davis, made the rounds to discuss the new Apple products and take a closer look at some of the upgrades and what they mean for Apple users. And he also paid a visit to the lovely ladies at You & Me This Morning, who finally let him…

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The New Apple TV Is Here

More than three years after its last major design change, the new Apple TV is finally here. Earlier today Apple announced the changes and upgrades, specifically designed to make a better, more engaging Apple TV device. The ultimate goal for the new Apple TV is to make interacting with your television across the room natural and easy. Apple accomplished this through new voice and touch capabilities, along with a redesigned interface.   Key to the…

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iPad Mini Gets a Refresh

While the iPad Pro got all the big news at today’s Apple event, fans of smaller tablets were not left wanting. Apple announced a revamp of the iPad mini, which hasn’t seen a serious upgrade in almost two years. While still sporting the same 7.9-inch Retina display, the new iPad Mini—technically the iPad mini 4—is slightly lighter and 18% thinner than its predecessor.   The big news is in the iPad mini’s…

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The New iPad Pro

After existing at a comfortable 9.7-inch size since its debut and venturing into smaller territory with Mini versions, the iPad finally got big today. The iPad Pro is Apple’s answer to the Microsoft Surface Pro, Samsung Galaxy Note Pro, and other large-format tablets that have been making their way into enterprise roles in recent years. As tablets have begun to replace laptops as legitimate business tools, the Apple iPad Pro looks to…

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Apple Announces iPhone 6S an 6S Plus

As expected, today Apple announced refreshes to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, with both being upgraded to “S” versions, which means that while the form factor stayed the same, each model received internal upgrades that will improve performance in many different aspects. While both the 6S and 6s Plus are shaped the same as their predecessors (so your cases and other accessories will still fit), there are some significant differences in the construction of each phone.…

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