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New & Now: Sonos Move 2

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Calling all audiophiles: we’re just five days away from the newest Sonos product launch, the Move 2. This is the brand’s third portable speaker release and the follow-up to the original Move speaker. With an upgrade to stereo sound, redesigned controls and an improved battery, the Sonos Move 2 takes versatility to the next level. If you’re in need of a new music companion, keep reading to learn more about this speaker’s…

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Garage Organization Ideas

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In search of garage organization ideas for your space? The garage is kind of like a basement: people use it for all sorts of things, from furniture storage to band jam sessions to football-watching parties to, well, car storage. But as time goes on, this space can easily become cluttered and crammed with stuff you don’t use. Many online articles might focus on giving you a clear, empty, yard-work-focused space, but we…

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Abt Exclusive Products

Staff Picks: Favorites From Abt’s Sales Team

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As local customers may know, visiting the Abt store in Glenview is an unmatched experience, from the cozy home theater to the colorful fish tank. With the sheer amount of technology and home products we have to explore, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. However, one of the best parts of perusing our store is the top-notch assistance you’ll get from our team of expert sales specialists. They’re always…

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Home Tips Kitchen

2023 Kitchen Design Trends

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As we move into the second half of the year, it’s time to talk about the 2023 kitchen design trends that have made the grade. Whether you’re staging a new kitchen, re-organizing the heart of your home or completely re-doing your space, top designers have one thing to say for sure: gray is out. The popular color has been a mainstay in living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms and pretty much the whole home…

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TVs & Electronics Videos

Samsung Q60C vs Q70C vs Q80C

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In 2023, Samsung released three new QLED TV models: the Q60C, Q70C and Q80C. If you’ve been looking for a new TV this year, you may be thinking, “They’re from the same brand, they’re the same type of TV and they look identical side by side”. Choosing between these models can become even more confusing once you start reading their lengthy, tech-heavy features lists. What exactly does each screen have to offer…

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Computers Products Video Games

Meta Quest 3 vs. 2

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Which will people love more in the battle of the Meta Quest 3 vs. 2? Meta announced the new VR headset, the Meta Quest 3, with a launch date aimed for September 27 at the brand’s Meta Connect event. While Facebook’s parent company has put a lot of eggs in the basket of VR tech, it all started with the Oculus Quest 1 and 2. Now, Meta’s truly rebranding the Quest in…

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Outdoor Products

Which Solo Stove Is Right For You?

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When it comes to camping trips and outdoor gatherings, few things compare to the warmth and ambiance of a crackling fire. But let’s face it, the traditional campfire experience often leaves us with smoky hair and clothes. Enter Solo Stove, a brand that has revolutionized the outdoor fire pit scene by combining innovation with coziness. With their precision-engineered fire pits, Solo Stove brings a touch of modernity to classic bonfires. Whether you’re…

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Appliances Videos

Video Highlight! Dyson Gen5 Detect

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When it comes to to-do lists, cleaning the house is often the one task we dread the most. Tidying your living space takes time and can often be tiresome, especially if the mess you’re taking on is large. But thanks to high-quality cleaning products from brands like Dyson, vacuuming does not have to be the hardest step. In the video below, one of Abt’s technologists, Andrew, does an overview of the Dyson…

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Flat Top Griddles And How To Use Them

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If there’s one thing everyone can agree they love, it’s grilling. So what do we do when flat top griddles have taken the summer stage? These versatile cookers can supplement the classic backyard barbecue. While the new models of the season are crafted by longtime grillmasters who make Weber grills and Traeger pellet grills, there’s still a lot to learn. We’ll walk through how to get started with seasoning, as well as…

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Kitchen Products

The New & Improved Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher

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The newest Bosch 800 Series dishwasher has emerged as a shining star in the world of appliances, setting new standards for cleanliness, convenience and innovation. The fresh 2023 models aren’t yet available, but the newest features look incredibly exciting. In four different colors, this pick offers features that are poised to revolutionize the way we approach dishwashing. Let’s take a look at three highlights that are sure to impress and leave you…

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