Kensington trots out universal tablet case, BunjeeAir Power for finding your misplaced iPhone

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In addition to that three-piece armor case that chains your iPad to a hotel desk, Kensington quietly added three other products to its lineup -- a motley collection running the gamut from a universal tablet case to a doo-dad that vibrates when you're about to leave your iPhone at home. Starting with the doo-dad, BunjeeAir Power is a $100 accessory small enough to fit on a keychain, and pairs with a free iOS app and a special case (included in the bundle). If that sounds like a clumsy setup, keep in mind that Apple doesn't allow third-party accessories to lock the phone via Bluetooth, so Kensington worked around that by developing an accessory that plugs into the iPhone's 30-pin connector and communicates over a 2.4GHz wireless connection instead. So, once you've put the case on, the keychain will vibrate and beep once you get roughly 30 feet away from the phone, and it'll eventually lock the device remotely, too. As an added touch, the case packs a 1,500mAh battery and a slot 'round back of the case into which you can insert a credit card or hotel room key to fashion a makeshift kickstand. Too bad none of this will help you the next time you abandon your iPhone in the backseat of a cab.

Moving along, the company announced the KeyFolio Pro, a case with a detachable Bluetooth keyboard and removable velcro corners that'll fit any 10-inch tablet. The case, which costs $100, also has a stylus holder and seven notches, allowing you to prop the tablet up at a 22- to 72-degree angle. Wrapping it up, there's Absolute Power, a $120, 100-watt brick with USB and micro-USB sockets that's meant to replace the adapter that came with your laptop. Finally, there's that pen you'll see in those hands-on shots -- an $18 stylus that doubles as a real, honest-to-goodness pen, topped off with a removable cap. Peek our hands-on shots below, along with the vid after the break -- you know, if watching befuddled actors discovering they've forgotten their iPhone is your idea of a rip-roaring time.
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Kensington® Introduces AbsolutePower, the First Compact Charger of its Kind with Simultaneous Triple Charging Ability for Laptops, Smartphones and Tablets
Unique All-in-One Design Offers Ultimate Power and Performance for Three Devices at Once, Including Top Selling Windows-Based Laptops, iPad, iPhone, and Many Other Mobile Devices
Redwood Shores, Calif. September 14, 2011 - Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.™ computing accessories for the mobile consumer, today announced the AbsolutePower™ Laptop, Phone, Tablet Charger, the first compact charger of its kind with simultaneous triple charging ability. The industrial strength charger offers 100W of power and is compatible with top selling Windows-based laptops, smartphones like the iPhone, BlackBerry Torch, Sony Experia, and more, as well as iPad and iPad 2, BlackBerry Playbook and Samsung Galaxy tablets. Mobile professionals can leave multiple chargers behind and no longer need to worry about making room for additional bulky batteries with AbsolutePower. It intelligently charges up to three devices at the same time and its light weight and small size make it easy to carry. Sitting on a desk, AbsolutePower only takes up 12% more space than an iPhone that it charges.

Designed for convenience and nearly all mobile power needs, the product features a compact form factor with a scratch resistant exterior and aids in thermal cooling. AbsolutePower is not only a superior power supply; it's environmentally friendly as well. As the premium offering in the award winning Kensington Smart Power family of laptop adapters, it is physically packaged in recycled materials and built to help reduce a user's carbon footprint by providing energy efficiently. In addition, AbsolutePower is competitively priced, similar in cost to less capable mobile power adapters on the market today.

Mobile professionals are relying on multiple computing devices for work and play more than ever. Global forecasts from Gartner indicate that year over year tablet growth for 2010 through 2011 is as much as 309%. An estimated 387 million laptop and 64 million tablet sales are expected in the year 2011 alone. AbsolutePower meets the rapidly increasing demand for superior accessories that are as easy to use and effective in performance as the laptops, smartphones, and tablets it works to empower.

"AbsolutePower is a truly unique product that offers mobile professionals a huge convenience. It's powerful enough to charge three of the most often used mobile platforms today, all at the same time," said Peter Zan, Senior Global Product Manager at Kensington. "And because it's compact and light enough to easily fit in a briefcase or purse, it's the ideal companion to today's laptops, smartphones and tablets, so they always operate at peak performance-AbsolutePower's affordability and green design just add to its ingenuity."

Introducing the Kensington AbsolutePower™ Laptop, Phone, Tablet Charger (K38080US; SRP $119.99)

The Kensington AbsolutePower™ Laptop, Phone, Tablet Charger provides 100 watts of power to charge your laptop and two USB devices simultaneously--triple charging guaranteed*. A perfect secondary or replacement charger is the smallest, lightest, most powerful charger in its class**. It is compatible with top-selling laptops and the two built-in USB ports offer 2.1 Amp capability for charging tablets and smartphones***.

Additional Features and Benefits
- Smart power technology senses and delivers the amount of power needed to charge your laptop--no more, no less.
- Smart tips are compatible with laptops from HP®, Compaq®, Dell®, Acer®, Toshiba®, Lenovo™, Samsung®, Sony®, Gateway® and ASUS®
- Two built-in USB power ports offer the capability for charging iPad 1 or 2, BlackBerry Playbook, and Samsung Galaxy tablets and iPhone, HTC Nexus One or HD2, Samsung Wave, Nokia N8, Sony Experia, Motorola Milestone 2, LG Quantum or eXpo, and Blackberry Torch phones
- Scratch resistant finish looks great under heavy use
- Detachable cord saves space and makes it convenient for travel

*Adapter can power a 100-watt laptop, or a 90-watt laptop and 10-watt mobile device. Guaranteed charging or your money back within 90 days of purchase. Visit for more details.
**Compared with similar in-class power adapters
***Includes micro USB to USB adapter

Product Availability
The Kensington AbsolutePower™ Laptop, Phone, Tablet Charger will be available in October at,, and other etailers. For additional information on the new and existing line of Kensington products, please visit

Kensington Launches New KeyFolio™ Pro Universal Removable Bluetooth® Keyboard for 10" Tablets
September 14, 2011
Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple. ™ accessories is pleased to introduce a new edition to its celebrated family of KeyFolio keyboard cases, the Kensington KeyFolio™ Pro Universal Removable Bluetooth® Keyboard for 10" Tablets. The keyboard and case is compatible with 10" tablet computers manufactured by Acer®, Motorola®, Samsung® and more.

The KeyFolio™ Pro Universal features a removable Bluetooth keyboard designed for tablet users to easily set up an ergonomic workstation on the go. Included StrongFit™ custom corners ensure that no matter what type of 10" tablet you use, you stay connected to the applications you need to get work done.

Kensington also expands its popular collection of Virtuoso Styluses with the new Virtuoso™ Metro Stylus and Pen for Tablets. Capturing ideas on the go is easy with the Virtuoso Metro- it takes content creation to the next level and makes a perfect complement to apps for tablet users.

Kensington KeyFolio™ Pro Universal Removable Bluetooth® Keyboard for 10" Tablets (K39383US ;SRP $99.99)
Designed with Android tablets in mind the Kensington KeyFolio™ Pro Universal, with removable Bluetooth® keyboard is easy to setup and use with any 10" tablet. The removable touch-typist friendly keyboard provides optimal flexibility for ergonomic set-up on any flat surface. The seven position stand offers viewing angles from 70˚ to 22°. A professional black dual-textured case protects against damage, folds flat and secures with an elasticized band. And the simple to use StrongFit™ corners secure your tablet in place.

Features include:
- Adjustable stand with seven individual notched positions for 70˚ to 22˚ angles of viewing
- High performance removable Bluetooth performance keyboard for personalized ergonomic set-up
- Optimized for use with Android based tablets (such as: Samsung Galaxy, Motorola Xoom, Asus Eepad, and more)
- Elasticized band secures case and holds flat when stored
- Professional black dual textured case protects against damage and wear
- Two sets of simple to use StrongFit™ corners provides secure and custom fit for large and small tablets

See full specs at:

Kensington Virtuoso™ Metro Stylus and Pen for Tablets (K39393US; SRP $17.99)
Bring the creativity and accuracy of freehand to your tablet with the Virtuoso™ Metro Stylus and Pen. A convenient loop fits a Lanyard cord while the pen cap fits securely over the touch tip. The Virtuoso Metro allows you to create, annotate and capture your ideas with a smooth touch tip. And the built-in, spring action ballpoint pen offers a comfortable grip.

Features include:
- Cap fits securely over touch tip
- Convenient loop for Lanyard cord
- Create, annotate and capture your ideas with a smooth touch tip
- Functions as both a tablet stylus and a spring action ballpoint pen
- Full-size pen with a soft and comfortable grip
- Soft tip glides smoothly across the tablet screen
- Navigate with far greater accuracy
- Refillable ink cartridge

See full specs at:

The Kensington KeyFolio™ Pro Universal Removable Bluetooth® Keyboard for 10" Tablets and Virtuoso™ Metro Stylus and Pen for Tablets will be available for pre-order at

Kensington® Extends its Leadership in Security to Smartphones; Innovative BungeeAir Keeps Phones and Content Secure
70 million Phones are Lost Annually; New BungeeAir™ Cases Protect Against Theft or Loss
Redwood Shores, Calif. – September 14, 2011 - Kensington today introduced a groundbreaking new approach to mobile security, the BungeeAir™ wireless tether and case for iPhone. After evaluating the significant problem of phone theft or loss (reported at 30% or 70 million lost annually in the US alone ), Kensington extended its leadership in physical security -fusing hardware and software together to protect an iPhone. BungeeAir helps avoid the risk of losing the phone and its contents by protecting and securing it in a manner that is easy, portable, and stylish. Whether inadvertently left behind in a taxi or if fast hands attempt to take it away in a restaurant or office, BungeeAir quickly alerts the owner when a phone is at risk to provide a first line of defense against loss of the device or data.

It takes only moments to forget or lose a mobile phone, but research shows that critical minutes can pass before an owner will notice. Startling statistics from a recent YouGov study show:
- Men are more likely than women to notice their mobile phone missing in less than 15 minutes (40% men vs. 29% women)
- 28% of respondents between the ages of 18 and 24 would notice their mobile phone missing within five minutes
- Only 13% of respondents ages 55 or older would realize their mobile phone was missing within five minutes

The first of what will be a family of products, the two new Kensington BungeeAir™ cases combine software and hardware to physically and digitally secure an iPhone. BungeeAir™ is a wireless tether for the iPhone comprised of a downloadable software application and a small remote fob, which can be attached to a key chain or carried in a pocket. The two components maintain an active wireless connection. Stretching the connection to its limit triggers an audible alert from the fob, and instantly activates password protection to secure the iPhone and prevent access to data or content. The BungeeAir fob, powered by two coin size batteries, has a battery life of up to six months-making the solution simple, effective and low maintenance.

BungeeAir's digital tether can be adjusted by the user to sound the alert and trigger password protection at a short or long distance (an average of 50 feet depending on the environment) to be effective in a variety of environments. With the power of two-way communications between fob and installed software, the BungeeAir can also be used to locate a missing iPhone using the fob with a convenient "find me" feature. The BungeeAir™ Wireless Tether & Battery Case includes a 1500mAh battery built-into a slim protective case to provide hours of extended talk time, web surfing, FaceTime, video watching and more. Kensington's BungeeAir™ Wireless Tether Adapter & Case includes a 30-pin compatible adapter for the iPhone, the wireless tether fob, and a soft rubberized protective case for the iPhone 4.

"BungeeAir represents what we mean by smart, safe, simple products," said Dan Torres, Senior Director of Global Product Management at Kensington. "The smart way to keep your iPhone safe is to simply keep it with you. With so much at stake if you lose your phone, Kensington wants to focus on preventing the loss from happening in the first place. BungeeAir is a muli-layered platform for iPhone, and is only the beginning of our plans to extend our leadership in digital security. Kensington pioneered the 'first line of defense' for physical laptop security and eventually we want to bring our customers that value for a variety of different mobile devices."

Introducing the Kensington BungeeAir™ Wireless Security Tether & Cases
Kensington BungeeAir™ Power Wireless Security Tether™ & Battery for iPhone (K39291US; SRP $99.99): BungeeAir™ is the essential 3-in-1 accessory for iPhone-wireless tether, case and battery. Just place the iPhone into the battery case and attach the BungeeAir Fob to your keys or purse and never lose or forget your iPhone again. When you and your phone are separated, the battery case sends a command the iPhone, instantly password locks the screen, and sends an alert to the BungeeAir Fob. A convenient app lets you customize security settings. Finding a misplaced iPhone is now easier than ever-one press of a button on the BungeeAir Fob rings the battery case on the iPhone.

- Pocketable BungeeAir fob attaches to your keys or handbag
- Free BungeeAir app gives you control of the wireless tether functionality and settings
- Integrated battery case provides 4 additional hours of power to your iPhone 4
- Case has a built-in innovative stand slot to hold your iPhone 4 in landscape mode with any credit card
- Charge and sync with battery case
- Battery Capacity: 1500mAh
- Wireless technology: 2.4 GHz

Kensington BungeeAir™ Protect Wireless Security Tether for iPhone (K39386US; SRP $79.99):
BungeeAir™ is the essential accessory for your iPhone with a wireless tether and case. Simply attach the BungeeAir adapter to your iPhone 30-pin connector to enable two-way communication and attach the BungeeAir fob to your keys or purse. When you and your phone are separated, the adapter sends a command the iPhone, instantly password locks the screen, and sends an alert to the BungeeAir fob. A convenient app lets you customize security settings and also find your misplaced keys and fob. The sleek, slim case protects the back and sides while allowing full access to all iPhone controls and headphone jack.
- Pocketable BungeeAir fob attaches to your keys or handbag
- Adapter attaches to iPhone 30-pin connector to enable two-way communication
- Free BungeeAir app gives you control of the wireless tether functionality and settings
- Sleek, slim case protects the back and sides of your iPhone
- Charge and sync with adapter connected
- Wireless technology: 2.4 GHz

Product Availability
The Kensington BungeeAir™ Power cases for iPhone is currently available exclusively at until October 5, 2011. BungeeAir Protect will be available for pre-order at, and other major resellers. For additional information on the new and existing line of Kensington products, please visit

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