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CES 2020: LG UltraGear Gaming Monitors

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Gamers will enjoy the news that many of LG’s upcoming televisions have gaming-specific optimizations implemented, but most of those sets are too large (and expensive) to be realistically used as a gaming monitor. A better choice would be one of the many dedicated gaming monitors that LG displayed at this year’s CES. These models fall under the UltraGear model line, and all feature a variety of technologies that make them excellent choices…

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CES 2020: Asus ROG Gaming Peripherals

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The Asus ROG brand includes just about every type of gaming accessory imaginable, from wireless headsets to ultra-high refresh gaming monitors. While at the Asus booth, we got hands-on with a variety of the brand’s new gaming peripherals. Asus ROG gear is geared towards all levels of PC gamers, but select items are purpose-built to meet the needs of top-tier gaming professionals. When you’re playing at the most elite level, every potential…

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Top Accessories for Your Holiday Gifts

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Another holiday season is in the books! We hope you and yours had a great time, and that everyone’s top gift wishes were fulfilled. For many, that meant getting a new TV, digital camera, video game console, or other high tech gadget. Any of those things are sure to bring joy to, but you may have found yourself with a great new tech toy that you couldn’t fully take advantage of, because…

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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 by Abt with a collection of their most popular pinball machines, and they’ll all…

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The HP Emperium 65 PC Gaming Monitor is Here

Anyone who’s ever taken a stroll through our showroom knows that we often have some pretty crazy products on display—the kind of stuff you probably won’t see at any other appliance or electronics retailer. You know, things like the World’s Largest Pac-Man, or an 85-inch 8K QLED TV. This week, we added another droolworthy bit of gear to the floor: the HP Omen Emperium 65 BFGD. The HP Emperium 65 BFGD (get…

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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 products—whether the PC or console variety—in that it actually removes the gaming hardware from…

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CES 2019: Game On With Samsung’s Latest Gaming Monitors

Samsung’s aim at this year’s CES wasn’t just to unveil a variety of new products. The company wanted to introduce the world to new experiences through their innovative screens. Our team has already taken a look at the amazing modular MicroLED TV dubbed The Wall, the Serif and Frame lifestyle TVs, and the workplace decluttering Space Monitor. Now we see what’s next for the world of gaming with a few CES 2019…

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Abt Gift Guide: Find The Best PC Gaming Gear

We’ve long been fans of PC gaming, but a recent trip to the Intel Extreme Masters competition in Chicago illustrated just how frenetic and passionate that world can be. From mice and keyboards illuminated with color-changing LED lights, to high-end laptops that can handily overpower many fancy desktops, PC gaming gear means serious business. However, if you’re not familiar with the hobby, shopping for a PC gamer can be a bit frustrating.…

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The Cave

Man Cave. She Shed. Den. Parlor. Family Room. Call it what you will, every home needs one. Whether man or woman, single or parents of a half-dozen kids, we all need a place we can forget about work and stress, unplug (or plug-in) and just enjoy life, our hobbies, or whatever helps us escape. It It can be high-tech or lo-fi; as simple as a room with a favorite chair, or a…

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Sony PlayStation Classic Announced

After the resounding successes of the Nintendo NES Classic and SNES Classic, it was only a matter of time before the other big names got in on the retro action. This week, Sony dropped news of their own replica console, giving gamers who were there for the legendary system’s debut a chance to recapture some nostalgia. The Sony PlayStation Classic will come pre-loaded with 20 fan-favorite games, including Final Fantasy VII, Tekken…

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