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CES 2020: LG Opens The Door On New Smart Home Technology

LG Smart Door CES 2020

In 1989, ‘Back to the Future II’ introduced us to the world of tomorrow. Although, “tomorrow” meant 2015 back then. Here we are five years later in the real world and actual hoverboards, flying cars, and self-drying jackets still aren’t commercially available. However, at this year’s CES, LG has introduced us to some new technology that takes us…

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BlueStar Cafe Grand Opening Event with Chef Paul Kahan

Chef Paul Kahan cooking in the Bluestar kitchen at Abt

The newest addition to our ever-evolving showroom had its official opening last night, with a special event led by renowned local chef Paul Kahan. Chef Kahan, best known as the creative force behind Chicago restaurants Blackbird, avec, and The Publican, among others, stopped by Abt to lead guests through a multi-course cooking demonstration utilizing BlueStar kitchen appliances. Attendees…

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Events Internet of Things Kitchen

Samsung Family Hub Event

Whether you already own a Samsung Family Hub refrigerator or you’re considering adding one to your kitchen, this informational event will help you learn to get the most out of its full capabilities. Our friends from Samsung will be on hand to demonstrate the versatility of the Family Hub and all of the benefits that its smart technology…

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CES 2019 Kitchen

CES 2019: LG HomeBrew Craft Beer System

With the meteoric growth in both the home brewing and smart home industries, it’s not surprising to attend a consumer electronics trade show and see products that combine them both. The LG HomeBrew is a countertop appliance that aims to take the mess and trial out of brewing beer. Simply insert a series of ingredient capsules, add water,…

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Abt Gift Guide: For the Coffee Lovers

gifts for coffee lovers

Nearly everyone loves coffee, or at least begrudgingly drinks it as a way to stay awake all day. If you’re still on the hunt for a gift for that hard-to-buy-for someone, consider one of these coffee-related gifts. We love the stuff as much as anyone else, so we’ve put together a collection of some of our favorite gifts…

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Kitchen Recipes

Abt-solutely Delicious: Thanksgiving in a Blanket

We’re pulling this post out of the archives in preparation for the inevitable leftover situation we’ll all be facing the day after Thanksgiving. It’s one of our favorite recipes because it requires minimal effort, essentially zero cooking skills, and you’ll only need to buy one item. That makes it especially perfect after two days filled with Thanksgiving cooking…

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Thanksgiving Dinner with Miele Appliances

Holiday cooking season is in full swing, and we’re always looking for ways to be better prepared and work more efficiently in the kitchen. Our quest took us to the Miele Experience Center at the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago, where we chatted with the pros from Miele about some of their latest products. They showed us some…

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2018

Mother’s Day is just over a week away, and you might be scrambling to find a great gift for Mom. But we’re here to help. Here’s a quick pick for a variety of Mother’s Day gift ideas that fit into any budget and wi Fitbit Versa The newest wrist-mounted activity tracker from the company that basically invented them, the…

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