Midday Fix: Spring clean your electronics

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Carl Prouty, Tech Expert, Abt Electronics

Abt Electronics

1200 N Milwaukee Ave

Glenview, IL


Abt trade-in days are Saturday and Sunday, April 21 & 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Abt store where you can trade in your old electronics for cash!

New items featured:

Dump the old wired headphones for JLB Wireless Headphones (on sale: $47.95, reg. price: $59.95) - Features JLB Signature Sound, 8-hour battery life. Easily switches from music to phone call and back, and a neck clip to secure headphone in place.

Dump the old watch for a Fitbit Versa Smartwatch ($199.00) - Key features: 15+ exercise modes, stores over 300 songs, 4+ day battery life, PurePulse heartrate monitor, pay without wallet with NFC chip, connect to your favorite apps.

Dump the old digital camera for a Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera ($69.95) - Instamatic cameras have come a long way! Takes selfies, close-up shots and adjusts to lighting for the perfect pic every time.

Dump the old TV for a Sony 55" BRAVIA Ultra HD 4K LED HDR Smart HDTV (on sale: $698.00. Reg. price $1099.00) - Vivid 4K Ultra HD resolution for amazing lifelike picture. Features include X-Reality™ PRO for enhanced picture details, ClearAudio+ for immersive sound, internet ready and one-button YouTube, and HDR gaming.

Dump the old vacuum cleaner for iRobot Roomba 890 Wi-Fi Connected Vacuuming Robot ($499.00) - No more maneuvering around a long cord or unplugging the vac from room to room.  Advance performance has 5x more power, is ideal for pet hair, and is Wi-Fi connected and able to connect to iRobot HOME App to clean your rooms even while your away.

Dump the dusty, dirty air in your home for Blueair Slim Air Purifier ($249.00) - Gets rid of airborne allergens (dust, smoke, pollen, pet dander, bacteria, mold spores) while remaining incredible quiet.