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Abt’s Post-Holiday Sales

The presents are opened, all the sweets have been eaten and everyone is ready to add to their new gifts, or return the ones they got.  At Abt, we are here for all your accessory needs.  If you found yourself opening a new fancy gadget, chances are you will want to keep is safe and efficient.  Find hundreds of add-ons to your new tablets, MP3 players, TVs or more!  Get chargers, cases, screen protectors, headphones, docks…

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New Batteries Will Last Longer, Charge Faster

Engineers at Northwestern University are creating batteries that last longer and charge faster, a potential solution to battery drain on mobile devices.  Using the innovation, a typical smartphone is expected to charge fully in 15 minutes and last for at least a week on a single charge. As consumers use smartphones and tablets for more data-intensive purposes like watching movies, playing games and surfing the web, battery life has become a big…

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iPhone 4s Has Arrived!

Well, today’s the day.  Apple users feel like it’s Christmas morning  as they look outside to see the arrival of the postman or many wait outside cell phone retail stores hoping to get their hands on one: the iPhone 4s!  Did you get yours today?  What are your thoughts?  If you haven’t yet, do you plan on getting one?  Let us know!…

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iPhone 5 for Sprint?

One of the most talked about tech stories this year is, “what will the iPhone 5 look like?”  With that, comes a vast array of rumors, false reports on tech specs and stories of hopeful ideas.  Some are true, some are close, others are completely wrong.  One of the more interesting stories that seems to be true is that the iPhone 5 is coming to Sprint. From the beginning, the iPhone was…

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Kingston Wi-Drive

You can find them all over the place now.  What you ask? Well it is a portable hard drive that will work with my IOS devices more specifically my iPhone, iPad, or iPad Touch.  Since these drives have come out in the last few months many people have asked, “Why do I need an additional drive, if my device already has storage?”  Let me take a moment and answer that question. I…

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The 11th Annual Sundance Film Festival

 As you may or may not have already ascertained from my previous blog entries, I am a huge movie fan.  Huge.  So I’m pretty excited to follow this weekends events.  January 20-24th in Park City, Utah is the CES of movies; The 11th Annual Sundance Film festival 2011.  Four days of new, independent films presented by filmmakers, to other filmmakers, movie stars and cinema freaks alike. This year is a bit…

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Keep Your Fingertips Functional and Warm

Sometimes I get a lot of grief from my friends for wearing fingerless gloves during the wintertime.  “You look like a hobo.  How do your fingers keep warm?” says my one friend, wagging their mitten covered hand at me.  I know fingerless gloves don’t exactly keep you as warm as you would like, but for me, it’s their functionality that warms me over.  Simply put, I like wearing them because I can…

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Abt's New Bose Room

Abt is pleased to announce the opening of the new Bose® room in our audio/video department. Like many of the trusted brands featured in our store, Abt has worked closely together with Bose for many years to create a tremendous shopping experience. This new Bose® area in our store does just that! The new room features 20 Bose home theater and personal audio products on display, including the newest Lifestyle® home entertainment…

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Keep Your Car Safe & Warm This Winter

It’s 7 am. The month of December.  22 degrees outside. You have to be at work in an hour, but you just woke up.  You need to shower, change, eat breakfast, make a lunch and give yourself about 10-15 minutes to warm up your car properly.  Sure, you could throw on the coat, gloves, scarf and run out to your car, turn it on and run back inside. But as technology progresses,…

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Type N Walk: Helpful or Harmful?

An application I recently discovered, called Type N Walk, which is available for the iPhone 4, has raised both interest as well as ethical questions.  The program, which can be downloaded for $.99 on the iPhone market, allows users to text while walking.  It uses the iPhone’s built in camera to stream video of what is in front of the walker, all the while allowing you to see both your keyboard and…

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