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Fairwell, Elaine!

There are a lot of mixed emotions today at Abt. Our colleague, Elaine Guberman is retiring, and it’s with a heavy heart that we say goodbye. Almost 30 years ago, Elaine’s husband Earl Guberman started working at Abt as a Sales Associate. In 1997, after 10 years of being with us, Earl unfortunately passed away and we lost a beloved Sales Associate and friend. Shortly after, we were lucky enough to have…

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CES 2015: Sony Smart B-Trainer

The hardest part of your daily run is actually getting in the mood for it. Wish you could have a personal trainer with you? Someone constantly in your ear telling you to keep going? Well, although Sony can’t provide you with a personal trainer, they can provide you with what we believe to be the next best thing. Sony is working on a prototype that we’re sure runners and fitness enthusiasts alike would love.…

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CES 2015: Lenovo ThinkPad Stack

Whether it’s because we’re away for school or travel for work, we depend on our laptops to keep us connected and organized. Unfortunately, there are some things that a desktop offers that a laptop cannot – unlimited battery life being one. Well, Lenovo went ahead and conveniently solved that problem. Lenovo introduced its ThinkPad Stack earlier, and are we impressed. The Lenovo ThinkPad Stack is a variety of modules ranging from a…

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CES 2015: Samsung Dual Door Flex Duo Range

Samsung has found a way to take the stress out of cooking. How many times have you had to plan out your meals because of different cooking temperatures? Well, with the Samsung Dual Door Flex Duo Range, you can spend your time enjoying your food rather than cooking. The Samsung Dual Door Flex Duo Range allows you to cook two different meals at two different temperatures with a built-in divider. This isn’t uncommon technology, but what…

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CES 2015: Belkin WeMo Sensors keep you aware of what’s going on at home, even when you’re not there!

A security system is a great way to keep your home and family safe. Unfortunately, home security systems can be costly, especially for someone on a budget. Well, with Belkin WeMo Sensors, you can stay protected and know what’s going on in your home, without the cost. WeMo’s mobile app sends you live notification and alerts of activity in your home, depending on the sensor you own.WeMo Sensors provide you with a level…

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CES 2015: KANEX GoBuddy and GoBuddy+

You’re at a friend’s house and you notice that your phone is about to run out of battery. “Hey, do you have an iPhone charger?” The response you get is quite upsetting. “Sorry, I have an android.” Or vice versa. Conventionally, you would either leave your friend’s home to charge your phone, or your phone’s juice would eventually run out and your phone would shut off. Well, KANEX has the solution to…

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CES 2015: Emiota Belty Smart Belt

Within the last few years, we have seen an increase in wearable technology. We’ve seen watches that can connect to your cell phone, and we’ve seen wristbands that monitor your fitness. Today, we have the unveiling of an all new wearable technology: Belty. Belty is a smart belt which uses tiny motors in the buckle that self-adjust to your waist based on your positioning. For example, if you were to sit, Belty would…

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The End of Year Sale at Abt!

It’s hard to believe that a new year is among us, and with the year coming to an end, we take a minute and reflect back on all the gifts we didn’t receive this holiday season. If there was something on your wishlist that you didn’t get, now is your chance to get it at a low price. As a way to thank you for being with us another year and to…

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Apple Pay: Pay with a Touch of a Button

We have seen the idea of a digital wallet in the past with Google Wallet, but it has not had much success. Apple launched Apple Pay, their virtual wallet service, for their iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 yesterday, and we are curious to see its success. Apple Pay allows you to pay for your goods with a touch of a button. There is no more reaching into your…

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#BriggsManCaveMonday Contest by Lance Briggs and Abt Electronics

Let’s face it, Chicago has some of the most diehard fans in the nation, am I right? Think you are one of those fans? Well, here is your chance to prove it! Lance Briggs of the Chicago Bears and Abt Electronics have teamed up this season to bring you #BriggsManCaveMonday on Instagram.  Follow @LanceBriggs on Instagram and Twitter to stay up-to-date and see some awesome man caves. Post pictures of your man…

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