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Check out the Samsung and Panasonic bundles at Abt

It’s summer and it’s time to relax and have fun. Abt will have special promotion offers on products all summer long. Right now through July 10th, Panasonic is offering a free communication camera—for use with Skype—when you purchase an eligible Viera PDP model (TC-P54G25, TC-P50G25, TC-P46G25, and TC-P42G25). Starting this Sunday, June 13th, Samsung is offering a great…

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Will You Watch Blu-ray in 3D?

Will Blu-ray discs bring the 3D experience to your living room? It looks that way. This morning, the Blu-ray Disc Association announced the finalization and release of the “Blu-ray 3DTM” specification. This will bring a movie theater-quality 3D experience to your home. “Throughout this year, movie goers have shown an overwhelming preference for 3D when presented with the…

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Hot Holiday Gift Ideas From Abt

Ed Curran, CBS 2’s technology reporter, visited Abt Electronics on Wednesday. He spoke with employee Josh Davis about the hottest holiday gift ideas for 2009. Beginning with the Yamaha M4 piano, outside our Sony store, Ed sat down to listen to a few Christmas tunes. This Yamaha will play prerecorded songs or you can make your own music.…

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Gadget Buying Made Simple

This morning, Abt’s Josh Davis did a featured segment for You & Me This Morning with Jeanne Sparrow, on WCIU—channel 26. He explained that gadgets and electronics do not have to be intimidating. Giving gadgets for Christmas is simple and less expensive than ever before, Josh explains. The Bumblebee Bluetooth headset is just $9.99. In previous years, a…

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Free Blu-ray!!!

Do you want a free Blu-ray player or a home theater system? Sony has a great bundle offer for a free Sony Black 5.1 Channel Blu-ray Disc Player and Home Theater System with the purchase of select HDTVs. This bundle ends Saturday so hurry before the offer goes away. Also- don’t forget an HDMI cable for true 1080p…

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Flip Your Disc?

Have you been leery of buying DVDs lately? Are you thinking that you might purchase a Blu-ray player in the future and don’t want to spend money on a DVD, only to replace it with a Blu-ray? Well, you aren’t alone and there might be a solution early January 2010. The Blu-ray Disc Association just released the date…

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DVDs for Blu-rays?

If you could trade in your DVDs for movies in Blu-ray format, would you? Warner Bros. is betting that you will. This holiday season Warner Bros. has implemented a program allowing owners to trade in all of their Warner Bros. DVDs to exchange them for the same movie in Blu-ray format. Warner Bros. created a website to get…

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Burn it up with Pioneer

Be on the look out for Pioneer’s Blu-ray DVD Burner. Coming this October, their first Blu-ray burner will be in stores. When the new Blu-ray burner hits stores, it will retail for $249. The Pioneer BDR-205 is the first and fastest burner that is capable of writing at a speed of 12x. Steve Cohn, Director of Optical Disc…

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