|Kensington® Smart Tips and Accessories Help Make the Grade for Back to School|
Affordable and Fun-to-Use Products Keep Students and Families Connected At Home or in the Dorm
Redwood Shores, Calif. – August 5, 2009 – Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart made simple™ computing accessories for the mobile consumer, kicks off the Back to School season with smart tips and products to help you stay connected. The affordable and fun to use accessories provide students and families with tools to succeed, whether in a dorm room or in a shared home office environment.
“Back to School season is naturally a very hectic time for any family. Getting the kids ready to start off a new school year the best way possible, with the gear and gadgets they need, can add to that stress level,” said Christine Dumery, Director, Marketing Communications at Kensington. “We have come up with a short list of smart tips as well as the products we believe can make the school year that much more enjoyable, while still accommodating the budget consciousness that all households face.”
Kensington’s 5 Smart Tips to Ace Back to School
Must Have Back to School Accessories from Kensington:
Kensington Charging Dock with Mini Battery Pack for iPhone and iPod -- (SKU K33457US; SRP $69.99) All the power you need and is never far away. The compact dock recharges your iPhone or iPod so you can leave home or the dorm 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.
Kensington Nightstand Charging Dock for iPhone and iPod Touch with Rise Shine Application -- (SKU K33458US; SRP $39.99) The multi-function dock allows you to download, at no extra cost, an application that transforms your iPhone or iPod touch* into a bedside clock and weather center. Waking up for class is easy when your iPhone or iPod touch keeps you on time, is charged and ready to go. 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.
Kensington ComboSaver® Combination Portable Notebook Lock -- (SKU K64560US Steel Grey, SKU K64576US Red; SRP $24.99) Protect your notebook from theft wherever you go, whether in the dorm room, college café or in the classroom. This easy-to-use combination lock has a low-profile design and self-coiling cable for easy travel to keep notebooks securely anchored.
Kensington Essentials Kit for Netbooks -- (SKU K66619EU; SRP $39.99) Here is a collection of simple, reliable accessories made just for your netbook. From a wired mobile mouse that make surfing a joy to a Neoprene sleeve and a self-coiling lock that will protect your netbook when on the go. Each Kensington netbook accessory is sized to suit your netbook and fit easily in your travel bag. So visiting the school library or your local coffee shop is as easy as visiting your favorite website.
Kensington Wall Notebook Power Adapter with USB Port -- (SKU K33402US; SRP $99.99) Choosing a notebook power adapter has never been so easy. The Kensington Wall Notebook Power Adapter with USB Power Port works with most notebooks and it offers portable, simple and reliable power. No more fighting over limited power outlets in your dorm room— choose an adapter that charges multiple devices from one source. Use the built-in USB Power Port to power and charge mobile devices such as mobile phones, smart phones, iPhone, iPod, MP3 players and more.
Kensington ShareCentral™ 2 – (SKU K33900US; SRP $59.99) Now you can share USB devices between two computers without all that plugging and unplugging. Simply push a button and the ShareCentral™ automatically makes the swap. Conveniently sharing your printer and other USB gadgets with dorm mates makes those essays and homework assignments that much easier.
Kensington Contour Backpack -- (SKU K62238US; SRP $69.99) The ultimate in mobility for comfort-minded students. Its unique, fully-adjustable lumbar support uses a contoured panel to hug the back and help shift weight onto the hips. The curved, shock-absorbing shoulder straps help keep the load light while the padded SnugFit™ sleeve delivers heavy-duty computer protection.
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Wherever technology takes you, personalize it with Kensington, a worldwide leader in smart made simple computing accessories. Kensington makes smart, intuitive, and stylish computing accessories for notebook, netbooks and desktop computers, MP3 players, iPod and iPhone. Kensington’s offering of products range from notebook security locks, power adapters, mice, keyboards, universal docking stations, desktop accessories, and carrying cases. 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 annual revenues of nearly $2 billion and products marketed in more than 100 countries across the globe. For more information, visit the Kensington web site at kensington.com or call Kensington toll-free at 1-800-235-6708.
Kensington and ComboSaver are registered trademarks of ACCO Brands. Smart Made Simple, SnugFit, and ShareCentral are trademarks of ACCO Brands. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc. iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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