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Are Laptop Keyboards Soon to be Extinct?

As you may have already noticed, tablets are slowly gaining in numbers when it comes to personal electronic devices. Many believe with the influx of these uniquely designed computer alternatives, laptops will soon slowly disappear, with one reason being the keyboard. Tablet users can enjoy surfing the web, reading their e-mails, purchasing online, or watching a movie, all without having to punch physical keys to type or access information.  According to an…

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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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Belkin N600 Router Firsthand

I just set up the New Belkin N600DB router at my house the other day and I have to tell you I was a little skeptical about the promises that were made to me. Well, here’s what I will tell you about the N600DB. First of all, the router was the easiest router I have ever setup ever:  I just opened the box and plugged it in. The router already had the…

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CES 2011: Samsung Slider PC 7

Now this is an interesting PC product. Samsung Slider PC appears to be a tablet at first glance but unveils a keyboard and a tiltable screen. The Slider has 2GB DDR RAM, 32 or 64GB SSD drive. The resolution is 1,366 x 768 wrapped in a 10” screen. Connectivity can be obtained via its built in 3G and Wimax features. The battery life is expected to last 9 hours and weighs in…

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Introducing The Playbook

Image courtesy of RIM.com Research In Motion (RIM), best known as the developer of the BlackBerry cellular phones, recently announced their newest product: The PlayBook. Attempting to tackle the iPad in tablet sales, the PlayBook will use an operating system called BlackBerry Tablet OS. This system will offer full world wide web surfing and other features used with BlackBerry phones such as Push technology, and BBMTM. While the screen size is about…

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Stream Music from Your Computer With Ease

People ask me all the time how can they transfer music from their computer without being complicated. Look no further than the Audioengine W1 wireless adapter. It is as simple as plugging it into your desktop or laptop computer. Rather than using Bluetooth technology, this unit uses a locked 802.11 Wifi network to connect your laptop to your receiver or speakers from up to 100 feet away. It can wireless send your…

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Which Computer Do You Need For School?

It’s that time of year again, summer is winding down and the return of the school year is just around the corner.  All students know to have the essentials ready: a backpack, writing supplies, and books. But there’s one school supply everyone loves to have: a new computer.  Here at Abt Electronics we have a large supply of laptops, desktops and computer accessories in our Connect store.  To make shopping a bit…

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Connect Better With Abt Connect Techs

Did you know that not only does Abt sell computers & computer accessories, but we also offer a full array of services for your new or existing computer? We offer 2 start-up packages for your new computer to help you get going right away. Our Connect Techs can install software, operating systems, hardware, and upgrades to personalize your computer. Need a wireless network in your house? We can do that for you…

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Shred Your Old documents and Dispose of Unwanted Electronics at the United Center

Do you have old documents, computers, printers, or electronics that you would like to dispose of, but don’t know how? This Saturday, June 26, the Better Business Bureau will be hosting a “Shred Event” as well as safe disposal of unwanted electronics. Because the BBB is hosting the event, you can be sure that all your old equipment and documents will be disposed of according to the Department of Defense’s guidelines. You…

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Apple's Big Secret

The buzz in the tech industry is all about Apple’s upcoming announcement on January 27 about the Apple Tablet, so many of us are dying to get our hands on. Apple will not confirm that the announcement is going to be the release of the tablet, but many in the consumer electronics industry are pretty sure that will be the announcement. Check back for more on the Apple announcement. Stay up-to-date about…

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