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August 2017

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The Abt Labor Day Sale is Here

It’s always sad to say goodbye to summer, but we take solace in knowing that sweater weather and the beauty of autumn are just around the corner. And, of course, the Labor Day sales. The Abt Labor Day Sale is currently underway, and in addition to lowered prices throughout the site, a pair of promo codes will give…

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Abt Exclusive Internet of Things News

The Best Media Streaming Devices? Roku, Chromecast, Fire Stick, Apple TV

All four of these media streaming devices allow us to watch anything our heart desires. Like our favorite movies, tv shows, & music streaming. Yet, with four options to choose from it can be a little overwhelming to pick the right streaming device for you. To make your life easier, we are going to compare these devices, so…

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Our Top 3 Compact Bluetooth Speakers

Portable Bluetooth speakers let you enjoy your music on the go, without worrying about speaker wires or a power outlet. They’re perfect for a camping trip, a beach party, or just a night relaxing in the backyard. And while the limits of physics and modern technology mean that a small device will never 100% match the audio quality…

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Cooking with MasterChef Jr.’s Addison Osta-Smith

This afternoon, a large crowd of guests was treated to a special cooking demonstration put on by BlueStar, featuring MasterChef Junior winner Addison Osta-Smith. Addison, who was champ in the program’s 2014 season, came to demonstrate a pair of her favorite back-to-school recipes. After meeting her fans for some autographs and photo opportunities, Addison got to work whipping…

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Abt Exclusive Events

2017 WGN-TV Back to School Kids Fair

Each passing day in August brings us one day closer to that most bittersweet of late-summer events: the first day of school. For Chicago students, one of  the surest signs that the school year is around the corner is the WGN-TV Back-to-School Kids Fair. Every summer, WGN’s Fair gives Chicago families a little extra help in getting ready…

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Abt Exclusive Energy Efficiency News

Tesla Powerpacks!

We’re no strangers to green thinking or renewable energy, and this week, the latest addition to our array of eco-friendly infrastructure was installed: a cluster of Telsa Powerpacks. A sort of souped-up version of the Powerwall residential batteries announced in 2015, the Powerpacks are purpose-built to commercial and utility-grade specifications. They’re meant to endure harsh conditions—Chicago winters, for…

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Top 10 Products Every College Kid Wants

1. Yeti Rambler Whether it’s a 10 oz, 20 oz, or 30 oz, the Yeti Rambler is the perfect way to keep your beverage hot or cold while walking around campus. The rambler is Yeti’s first line of drinkware that you can hold while being very durable. With its composition of 1/18 stainless steel, they can keep your beverage…

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