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KENSINGTON® BRINGS NOTEBOOK -TO-DESKTOP FLEXIBILITY TO COMPUTER USERS WITH NEW LAPTOP DESKTOP USB

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8/26/2004

Notebook Portability and Desktop Usability Unite In Customizable, Ergonomically-Designed Package

Kensington Technology Group, the leading maker of accessories that enhance the lifestyle of computer users, today introduced the latest innovative addition to its laptop accessories line of products. The new Kensington® Laptop Desktop USB is the ideal solution for laptop users seeking desktop convenience and functionality.

Designed for laptops 16" and smaller, the Laptop Desktop USB is a space saving and money saving solution for everyone from students living at home or in a dorm to the home/office entrepreneur to the office road warrior. Users simply slip their laptop computer into an attractive, glove-like holder that doubles as a docking station. By using a separate keyboard and mouse that connects directly to the Laptop Desktop USB, laptop users effectively convert their mobile PC into a slim desktop computer, complete with a screen that is automatically raised for optimal viewing and ergonomic comfort. In addition to eliminating the need for bulky desktop monitors, the Laptop Desktop USB offers a 4-port USB 2.0 hub that provides convenient one-time connection of additional accessories. Users can further customize their workspace by adjusting the unit's screen height, as well as through tilt and swivel features.

Additional features of the Kensington Laptop Desktop include:

  • Curved back and padded insert ensure constant ventilation and secure fit, while enclosure offers protection from spills.
  • Built-in copyholder positions documents in line with the screen for easier viewing.
  • VESA mounting plate can attach to monitor arms, wall mounts and cubicle hangers.

"With the growth of laptop sales continuing at a rapid pace, it's clear that consumers are seeking solutions for going from mobile to stationary quickly and easily, while allowing them to claim back their home and office desks,"said Don Angel, VP of Product Development.

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About Kensington

Kensington, a leader in smart. safe. simple.™ computing accessories, is the recognized industry standard trusted by enterprises around the world. Kensington's mobile security product offerings include laptop and mobile security locks providing a new generation of front-line protection for mobile devices. In addition, Kensington offers accessories including power adapters, chargers, mice, keyboards, trackballs, universal docking stations, desktop accessories, carrying cases and iPad/iPhone/iPod accessories. Kensington Computer Products Group, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, is the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ABD), a world leader in branded office products, with products marketed in more than 100 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.kensington.com or call Kensington toll-free at 1-800-235-6708.

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