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Kensington Gadget Gifts that Dads & Grads *REALLY* Want

  • May 15, 2013

Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.™ mobile accessories wants to help you make that special someone in your life glad to be a Dad or Grad this season with smartly designed and budget friendly tech accessories.

Kensington offers a wide variety of products made just for the devices Dad or Grad loves the most—whether tablets, smartphones, laptops or Ultrabooks™. All the accessories are built to meet the power, protection or productivity needs of a mobile Dad or Grad, while still appealing to the unique sense of style gift recipients will appreciate.  This year, give them something they really want and will use for years to come!

Whether Dad or Grad appreciates a product with sleek aesthetics or a robust feature set, Kensington has them covered and most importantly, always connected, with award-winning products that never fail to impress with portability, protection and just fun to use.

Kensington Dads & Grads Gadget Gifts 2013

Kensington KeyCover™ Hard Shell Keyboard for iPad® (K39785US; SRP $79.99) -- Snap your iPad into a protective, stylish aluminum case while adding the productivity of a wireless Bluetooth® keyboard. It beautifully complements the aluminum back of your iPad for the perfect combination of aesthetics and 360° hard-shell protection.  KeyCover features a wireless Bluetooth keyboard with high-performance keys optimized for the touch typist and securely holds your iPad in both landscape and portrait modes so you can enjoy hands-free viewing.  There’s even built-in protection to shield your iPad Retina display from scratches.

Kensington Contour™ Overnight Backpack (K62594AM; SRP $99.99) – The backpack that flies through security!  The checkpoint friendly Kensington Contour Overnight Backpack allows you to pass through security without having to remove your laptop. Simply unzip the backpack, lay it flat and let it pass through the X-ray machine. There’s a built-in liquids pouch, too. When it comes out the other side, give the Contour Backpack one quick zip and go. It’s also the perfect size for airline travel whether on a quick business trip or overnighter. You’ll find plenty of room for clothes, laptop and your business essentials without being too bulky.

Kensington Proximo™ Starter Kit (K39565US; SRP $59.99) -- Every 3.5 seconds, a mobile phone is lost or stolen. When you consider the threat to your sensitive data, your downtime and the cost of recovering your phone, you’ll understand exactly why we developed Proximo. It’s an App-enabled proximity monitoring system that lets you track your iPhone®, keys and other valuable items at all times. Proximo will alert you with a customizable alarm the moment you move a set distance away from your iPhone. And once you have the Proximo Starter Kit, you can buy additional tags to keep, track and get back up to 5 important items, like your car, hand-bag, and more. Also, available for Samsung® smartphones with the Kensington Proximity Tag.

Kensington Protective Cover and Stand for iPad® mini  (Coffee Snake- K39719AM; Brown Marble- K39718AM; Black Marble-K39717AM; SRP $34.99) -- Give your iPad® mini a two-position stand and two layers of protection with the Kensington Protective Cover & Stand. Whether you’re typing emails or browsing the web, you’ll find that the two-position stand makes it easier and more enjoyable. One position is easier on your eyes for viewing videos, reading, and browsing the web—the other is easier on your hands and wrists for typing on the touchscreen. But improved productivity is only half of the story with the Protective Cover & Stand. That’s because it also wraps your iPad mini in two layers of protection. The soft velvet interior protects your iPad mini from scratches, while the hard shell exterior cushions it from the inevitable bumps and bruises. The Protective Cover & Stand has a form-fitting design that adds no bulk and integrates perfectly with your iPad mini, so it maintains access to all buttons, ports, and other features.

Kensington WordLock® Portable Combination Laptop Lock (K64684US; SRP $27.99) -- Protect your laptop and personal information while on the go with the WordLock Portable Combination Laptop Lock. The push button design offers one hand operation for easy installation while the Kensington T-Bar secures the lock to your laptop. WordLock allows you to set the code with four letter words making it Easier to Set -- Never Forget®. The self-coiling cable stretches to 6’ to anchor to a desk or fixed structure yet shrinks to 3” for easy packing.

Kensington SureTrack™ Mouse (K72437AM; SRP $49.99) -- Track on the toughest surfaces – even glass! As stylish as the SureTrack mouse is, what really sets it apart is the technology inside. The high-definition laser sensor allows it to track anywhere you work—even on glass. What’s more, the SureTrack Mouse connects to your Ultrabook™, MacBook Air® or laptop without monopolizing a valuable USB port because it connects via Bluetooth®. For laptops without Bluetooth, users can connect via a Bluetooth® 4 dongle (not included).

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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.