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Kensington® "Works With iPhone" Apple-Certified Battery Packs and Chargers Give iPhone? 3G Non-Stop Power

Light and Versatile New Power Accessories Mean No More iPhone or iPod® Downtime

Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart made simple? computing accessories for the mobile consumer, today announced that it has received Apple's "Works with iPhone" certification for its line of Battery Packs and Chargers for the iPhone 3G.  The new iPhone 3G has received overwhelmingly positive response except for how quickly it drains battery power.  Kensington has addressed this problem by offering a full line of battery packs and chargers that users can easily carry with them at all times.  Now they can use all the exciting new iPhone 3G features as much as they like without ever again having to worry about running out of battery power.

Kensington's "Works with iPhone" Apple-certified products make it the "one stop shop" for iPhone 3G power accessories that also work with the original iPhone and iPod music players.  Its new line includes standard and mini battery packs - the mini is so small that people can keep it plugged into their iPhone at all times without it getting in the way.  The new Car Charger lets people power up from their car's power outlet while they drive.  The Car Charger Deluxe - #1 consumer-rated and top seller on Apple.com1 - comes with a flexible arm and cradle for securely holding the iPhone within reach and keeping it fully charged, while driving.  In September, Kensington will also add an International Travel Charger, a Power and Sync Cable and a Dual Charging Dock to its product line.

"If you have a new iPhone 3G, then you are aware that it consumes a lot of power," said Kevin Ngo, Global Product Manager at Kensington.  "In order to get the most enjoyment out of your new iPhone, Kensington has created a product for every situation - giving us one of the largest selections of iPhone power accessories on the market - so that you can depend on full power no matter where you go and what you do. We're especially proud of our "Works with iPhone" Apple certified products because Apple has very high standards for awarding this certification just as we have very high standards for our smart made simple products."

Keep Your iPhone 3G Powered with "Must Have" Battery Packs & Chargers              
Kensington offers convenient and reliable battery charging capabilities for the new Apple iPhone 3G with two products designed to keep conversation and music going throughout the day. The Kensington Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33396US) provides go-anywhere, rechargeable power to extend talk time up to 6 hours, as well as provide 100 hours of music and 21 hours of video play.2  Suggested retail price: $69.99.

Kensington's Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33442US) keeps your iPhone powered or charged whenever and wherever you need it. Small enough to slip in a pocket or stay attached to your iPhone, the Mini Battery Pack & Charger for iPhone and iPod extends talk time up to 3 hours, in addition to 30 hours of music play time and 6 hours of video play.2 Suggested retail price: $49.99.

Power Your iPhone 3G While You Drive 
Two innovative car chargers let you use and recharge your iPhone 3G while you drive. The Kensington Car Charger for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33410US; SRP $19.99) provides battery life from your car's 12-volt power outlet and includes a convenient USB dock connecting cable. The Kensington Car Charger Deluxe for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33433US; SRP $49.99) features a flexible arm and cradle for optimal horizontal or vertical positioning. It secures your iPhone while on the road to allow safe and easy hands-free speakerphone conversations and eye-level GPS navigation. 

The Kensington Car Charger Deluxe for iPhone and iPod is the #1 consumer-rated and top seller on Apple.com.1

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Power iPhone 3G for Global Travel 
Kensington adds a new international portable charger for your iPhone 3G or iPod that works wherever you travel. The International Travel Charger (SKU K33435US) has convenient wall plugs that you can change in seconds to provide the power you need, in over 150 countries. The detachable cable allows you to charge your iPhone or iPod from the wall socket or your laptop computer. Suggested retail price: $39.99.

 

Power and Sync the iPhone   
Kensington introduces its Power and Sync Cable for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33444US). This cable will allow you to power or sync your iPhone or iPod. Certified for iPhone and any iPod with dock connector.3   Suggested retail price: $14.99.

1 Based on sales and ratings of car chargers for iPhone and iPod on Apple.com dated July 23, 2008.
2 Actual play time may vary by device. Some devices, depending on age and usage, will have extended usage times that differ from above. As your Kensington battery pack and chargers are used over time, they will have a reduced ability to provide extended time, and the times will decrease from those shown above.
3 Excluding 3rd Generation iPod.

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About Kensington

Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington products empower people to dynamically interact with content, creating a better working experience for productive performance. In both office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being. Our core competencies in engineering, industrial design, product quality and responsive customer support make Kensington The Professionals’ Choice.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington operates as the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks, the acknowledged leader of Trackball innovation and offers a broad range of premium-branded desktop productivity solutions.

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