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Samsung Smart Window Display Case

Samsung Smart Window Display Case Gives Retailers a Futuristic Way to Display Products CES 2013—When flat panel HDTVs  first started appearing in large sizes, I often joked that I’d like to replace all of the windows in my house with them, so I could see whatever scene I’d like outside. No more cloudy, rainy days or long winter nights. While modern 4K TVs can create a scene almost indistinguishable from real life,…

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Tips When Shopping for TVs

When shopping for a new TV, you can easily be overwhelmed by both the size and selection.  Keeping in mind a few specifics will help you narrow down the style and size that’s perfect for you and your TV room. First, know what technology you plan on getting.  Right now you can choose from the three main types: LCD, LED and Plasma.  There are good and bad factors with each.  They are…

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Sharp Halts Production at Two Largest Factories

Sharp, Japan’s largest exporter of LCD TVs has suspended production at its two biggest factories, due to a shortage of a gas used in their manufacturing process. The Osaka and Mie plants, which have a combined capacity of 172,000 sets per month, will not reopen until May 6, at the earliest. As far as the existing production, the company says it has enough TVs in its inventory to last about a month. The…

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TVs Get Energized

That familiar, big, yellow, energy guide label that comes with all your appliances will now be found in your upcoming television purchases. Recently, the Federal Trade Commission ruled that all television sets manufactured after May 10th, 2011 must include the EnergyGuide label. This new ruling will allow consumers to get a better picture of the yearly energy consumption of any particular model.  Those that are environmentally conscious will be able to make…

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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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Need A TV? Abt Has One For You!

When the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler, you know that (regular) football season is almost here! Here at Abt, we carry a wide assortment of TVs for homes and businesses to cheer on their favorite team. We carry all major brands such as Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, SunBriteTV, Haier and Bang & Olufsen.  If you’re looking for a slim LED, an all-around picture from a LCD,…

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Watch the Big Games in Style

The NCAA Final Four semi-finals and championship games are around the corner. Is your TV up to par, or is now the time to consider a new one? Abt’s weekly specials section has seven TVs in stock and available for Chicagoland delivery before the big games. Michigan and Butler tip off at 6:05pm ET Saturday evening (4/3), and West Virginia battles Duke immediately following at 9pm ET. The winners will fight for…

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Last Minute Gift Ideas!!!

Looking for a few last minute gift ideas? We have compiled a list of the top 10 purchases from Black Friday 2009. Sometimes inspiration from other shoppers gives you the perfect gift idea. 1. 8GB iPod Touch (3rd Generation) 2. 6” Sony E Reader Touch 3. COBY Black 8″ Digital Photo Frame 4. Panasonic Black Blu-ray Player 5. Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS 10 Megapixels Digital Camera—Two Colors Available 6. Samsung 46″ Black…

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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. Chicago, like many other cities are hands-free, when it comes to cell phones. Do…

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