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Make College Move-In Day Easier with Abt2School

Calling all college students: As August anxiously approaches, we are forced to come to terms with the inevitable: summer is coming to a close and that means it’s time to start thinking about (brace yourself) going back to school. While most companies associate “back to school” with the products, our goal is to shift the focus from product to place. By this we mean, whether you are a returning student or an incoming…

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Show Us How You Celebrate and LG TV Giveaway

We’ve been waiting all season long for the big game and it’s just days away! Do you have what it takes to get ready for game day? Show us how you get ready for game day for your chance to win a LG 43″ HDTV. It’s pretty simple to enter! Snap a pic of your awesome man cave, or of game day at a party with your friends! You can also show off your cooking skills…

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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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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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TV Size Matters Helps You Pick Your TV

A helpful little website entitled TV Size Matters gives you an idea of what your living room, basement, room, etc. would look like with whatever size TV you are thinking of purchasing.  The website has a stock image of a livingroom with a couch and you can adjust the size of the TV hanging on the wall, giving you an idea of what it would look like. One of the more unique…

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Kinect Comes to Your PC/TV

Microsoft is planning on importing its Kinect technology to their Windows programming.  In an interview with BBC at CES 2011 last weekend, Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer stated that Microsoft “will support that in a formal way in the right time.”  No word on specifically what time, but the technology will be used for easier web and menu navigation.  Full details can be found in Information Week’s article, “Kinect Technology Heading to PCs,…

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Holiday Shopping Forecast

According to the Consumer Electronics Association, that while all around holiday-gift shopping sales might drop this year approximately 2% per person, the purchasing of consumer electronics is expected to rise by 5% per person. Could this prediction come from the new releases of exciting items such as iPads and 3D TVs?  Perhaps. What do you think?…

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Get Digital!

Abt Electronics is pleased to announce that we now offer our online customers digital services.  Through our website you can find out what cable TV, internet, digital phone and HD programming is in your area and price out packages that best suit your needs and finances.  This has been a service provided, in our store, to our Chicago-land customers for years, but we can now bring it to you, all across America.…

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Da Bears!

Kids having fun at last year’s Kids Day Chicago Bears theme. On Sunday, September 19th, da Bears will be playing the Dallas Cowboys at Texas Stadium at 12 noon.  That’s the same day that we are hosting another Kids Day from 11:30am to 3pm with a Bears theme.  Kids (young and old at heart) can participate in making helmets, pennants, and fingers.  Also available are football bracelets, water bottles and squishy footballs…

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