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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Wireless Audio System Unveiled

For more than fifty years, Bowers & Wilkins has made a name creating some of the finest speakers available for purchase. They are best known for creating audiophile-quality speakers whose signature is stunningly accurate sound reproduction—the listener hears exactly what the music creator intended. While they have always experimented with radical, innovative speaker designs like the Nautilus and…

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AXPONA 2019 Recap

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Last weekend, we had the opportunity to take part in the Audio Expo North America (AXPONA), the country’s largest audio equipment expo. AXPONA is an audiophile’s dream—think of it as the Detroit Auto Show for audio lovers. It’s where the best of the best gets put on display, giving thousands of people the chance to experience something normally…

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Disney Plus: Everything You Need to Know

After months of rumors and speculation,the major specifications of Disney’s new streaming service were officially unveiled yesterday. Disney+, as the service will be known, stands to be the biggest news in digital streaming since Netflix started the online component of its business more than twelve years ago. Here’s all of the important info that we have on Disney+…

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Stern Pinball Day

Stern Pinball is not only the oldest and largest maker of pinball machines in the world—they’re also a local institution and friends of Abt. So we’re excited that they’re joining us for a special day of pinball fun later this month, and area pinball fans should be excited too. On April 20th, reps from Stern will be stopping…

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Visit Us at AXPONA

If you’re an audiophile or a music lover in the Chicagoland area, you’ll be interested to know that one of the industry’s most exciting events is right around the corner: The Audio Expo North America. AXPONA is the largest audio expo in North America, a three-day event celebrating everything about audio gear and the listening experience. Hundreds of…

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Samsung QLED 8K Launch Event

Last month, the groundbreaking Samsung Q900 QLED 8K TV quietly hit our showroom floor. The set was the industry’s first commercially-available 8K TV, and Abt was one of the few places in the country that you could see it. With four times the detail of a 4K TV, and clocking in at a whopping 85 inches, the Q900…

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Google Stadia Streaming Gaming Platform Announced

While Google has become entrenched in just about every technological aspect of our lives, from our cars to our thermostats, they’ve generally stayed away from the world of gaming (aside from those made for Android devices). That changed today, with their announcement of the Stadia streaming gaming platform. Google’s Stadia is a radical departure from traditional home gaming…

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Abt Bracket Challenge 2019

The Bracket is back. Mid-March means it’s time for the NCAA Championship Tournament, which also means your chance to compete for some killer prizes courtesy of our friends at LG. Think you’ve got the chops to make it to the Final Four and eventually be crowned champ? Scroll down to find out how to enter the Abt Bracket…

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