Six New Products Enhance Flexibility Inside the Home as Well as on the Go
Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart made simple™ computing accessories for the mobile consumer, today announced six cleverly designed new mobile device accessories that blend seamlessly and attractively into home environments while supporting their user's everyday computing practices. The contemporary product designs thoughtfully reflect the home environment standard of living for enhanced comfort, organization, simplicity, and accessibility.
A recent May 2009 CEA 11th Annual Household CE Ownership Study concludes that even in tumultuous financial times - products designed to enhance and improve our lives remain a priority. Kensington continues to create products that improve the daily user experience through its trademark smart made simple design. So, as the economy causes people to spend more time at home, they appreciate having accessories that work as well inside their living quarters as outside of it.
Home Is the Recharging Station
Home is the recharging station for the mind and body, and Kensington makes it an ideal place for technology to keep on working even as it is recharging. New members of Kensington's "power it" and "play it" lines include a smart nightstand charging dock for iPhone and iPod touch that tells the time and weather, and a charging dock for iPhone™ or iPod® that comes with an extra boost of backup power for on the go convenience. Kensington also is introducing additions to its "optimize it" line with four new soft, comfortable and easy-to-use laptop stands. Their smart made simple™ design conveniently folds up and down in a flash and their designer shapes and shades make them attractive accent accessories to keep around for quick and easy computing comfort in any and every room of the home.
Boost Battery Life At Home, Bring On the Go
Kensington Charging Dock with Mini Battery Pack for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33457US; SRP $69.99) is all the power you need and is never far away. The compact dock recharges your iPhone (including new iPhone 3GS) or iPod so you can leave home with it fully charged. The dock also charges the included Mini Battery Pack so you can take an extra boost of backup power with you on the go.
- Dock simultaneously charges your iPhone or iPod and Mini Battery Pack
- Includes detachable USB charging and syncing cable, USB wall adapter, and iPhone 3G dock insert
- Mini Battery Pack extends play time up to 30 hours of music*; 6 hours of video*; 3 hours of talk**
A Nightstand Can Recharge Your Batteries
Much more than just a charger, the Kensington Nightstand Charging Dock for iPhone (SKU K33458US; SRP $39.99)allows you to download, at no extra cost, an application that transforms your iPhone or iPod touch* into a bedside clock and weather center. Its small footprint reduces nightstand clutter and the charging dock powers and holds your iPhone or iPod touch in landscape mode using a kickstand to clearly display the time and weather.
- Large, landscape display that doesn't go into sleep mode, with optional screen dimming
- Includes charging cable
- Download Kensington Rise&Shine Clock and Weather application for clock and weather (Visit www.riseandshine.kensington.com for more details)
Notebook Stand Balance Puts You at Ease
The Kensington TwoFold Notebook Stand (Available in Grey and Blue SKU K60403US or Grey and Green SKU K60400US; SRP $19.99) is a snap to gain viewing comfort. It raises your laptop screen to help reduce eye and neck strain and when you're done, quickly folds flat for easy storage.
- Elevates your laptop screen for greater comfort
- Small footprint takes up very little space
- Fits laptop computers from 14.1" to 15.4"
Now there's a laptop stand that gives you comfort coming and going. The Kensington TwoFold Notebook Stand and Sleeve (Available in Grey and Blue SKU K60401US or Grey and Green SKU K60402US; SRP $39.99) raises your laptop screen to reduce eye and neck strain and when you're ready to hit the road, it quickly converts into a protective sleeve for comfort you can take with you.
- Elevates your laptop screen for greater comfort
- Collapsible, 2-in-1 design saves space
- Fits laptop computers from 14.1" to 15
Notes to editors
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.