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Abt at the Movies – Gangster Squad

It’s BACK! “Abt at the Movies”.  Every Tuesday we will be showcasing a new movie to come to home video.  In addition, there will be a special price on a select home theater item.  Check out our weekly reviews and piece together your dream home theater! Gangster Squad It doesn’t take us long to realize that the bad guy in this film is Sean Penn’s Mickey Cohen. I say that because after…

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Sony Blu-ray Software Upgrade to 3D

Sony Blu-ray player, model NSZGT1 will now support 3D Disc Playback. In addition to that, there are other performance enhancements which include increased Google Chrome start up time and upgrade from Android 3.1 to Android 3.2.  You will need to get the updated software to enjoy these new benefits.  The update is simple, if your unit is connected to the internet, you can update via online or through a USB with the…

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Abt @ CES 2012: Sony Google TV Streamer and Blu-ray Player

A glimpse of one of the many trends hitting CES 2012 is the advanced TV technology presented by Sony. Sony announced an updated version of its Google TV-powered Blu-ray player, the NSZGP9, as well as their first ever Google TV set-top box, the NSZGS7. As you can see, the Blu-ray design is different that Sony’s model from last year, the NSZGT1.  That model, while still available, offered a bulkier look and and…

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The Internet: Not Just for Computers

With the internet widely available on almost all sorts of electronics, you don’t have to be on your computer to surf the web. More often now, computers take a seat next to phones and tablets when consumers want to check their e-mail, shop online, navigate etc. Shipments of internet-enabled consumer electronics devices will soar to exceed those of the computer for the first time in 2013, according to a new IHS iSuppli…

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CES 2011: Sony Portable Blu-ray Player

Sony displayed its first 3D Blu-ray player prototype at CES, featuring a 10.1-inch screen and 5-hour battery life. There is 1,366 x 768 pixels so the screen will not deliver full Blu-ray resolution. Other features are its 180-degree swivel stand, built-in speakers, headphone output and USB port. Additional connectivity sources are unclear at this moment so it is unknown whether or not the player could be used as a standalone unit via…

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CES 2011: Samsung 3D, Thin TVs and More!

Samsung had a huge display this year at CES.  From their super thin TVs, to their 3D technology and portable devices, including their new Google TV items, Samsung is looking to wow the consumers this year with their new products. The images from their new line of LED 3D TVs are absolutely stunning.  We are definitely looking forward to having them on our showroom floors. Samsung is also releasing the world’s thinnest…

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Great Blu-ray Deal!

If you don’t own a Blu-ray player but have been hoping to get an affordable one to experience movies in a whole new light, look no further than LG.  They are currently running a promotion for their Blu-ray player, model BD530 where you can get it now for the unbelievable low price of $79.99! See movies in astonishing 1080p quality for the first time. And, if you get it from abt.com shipping…

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My Top 3 Blu-ray Players

If you’re a movie buff, you know there’s nothing better than getting the most out of your movie viewing experience. You want the best audio and video to watch new releases and old favorites. Owning a Blu-ray player gives you just that. With all the available models and features, how do you pick the best one for you?  We’re here to give you our top 3 favorite Blu-ray models. 3. Panasonic Blu-ray…

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Will 3D Be the Death of Standard HDTV?

Everywhere you turn, there is something in the news, on line, in a blog, on TV, really everywhere, about 3D TV. It is fairly pricey right now, as so are the accessories—or rather necessities, like 3D glasses, Blu-ray, and HDMI cables. But, if you remember the early days of the VCR, DVD, and Blu-ray player, they too were expensive when they first came to the market. Check out this article on 3D…

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