Press Release Summary:
Comprised of mini accessories, Netbook Accessory Kit includes Slipskin Peel Mini-Netbook Case measuring 11.25 x 0.98 x 8.75 in. and made of neoprene to shield netbook from scratches and dust. Ultra Mini USB 2.0 Hub lets user simultaneously connect up to 4 devices to netbook and offers transfer rate of 480 Mbps. Featuring standard USB connection, Ultra Mini Retractable Optical Mouse measures 3 x 1.4 x 0.9 in. and has retractable cable that helps prevent cord clutter.
Original Press Release:
Targus® Launches Its First Netbook Accessory Kit
Targus Provides Customized Line of Netbook Essentials Based Upon Users' Needs
ANAHEIM, Calif., March 18 /-- Targus(R), Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, announced today it is launching its first Netbook Accessory Kit, designed specifically to meet the everyday needs of the netbook user on the go. The new accessories kit was developed after asking hundreds of netbook users what they needed most with their new netbook. The Targus Netbook Accessory Kit includes the Targus Slipskin Peel Mini-Netbook Case, the Targus Ultra Mini Retractable Optical Mouse and the Targus Ultra-Mini USB 2.0 4-Port Hub.
With sales of netbook laptop computers expecting to reach 35 million in 2009 and an estimated 139 million by 2013*, Targus' Netbook Accessories Kit offers the increasing number of netbook users compact and practical mini-laptop accessories for the ultimate in simplicity and mobility.
"The current increase of mobile networking and remote access to web-based applications has led to netbooks becoming a recognized computing device for personal and business needs alike," said Al Giazzon, vice president of marketing at Targus, Inc. "The new Netbook Accessory Kit was created with the everyday needs of a netbook user in mind and provides all the tools needed to maximize a netbook user's mobile experience."
Targus 10.2" Slipskin Peel Netbook Case (Model # TSS11101US)
The Targus 10.2" Slipskin Peel Netbook Case is a lightweight, form-fitting, neoprene skin that shields your netbook from scratches and dust. The case can be used alone or inside of another bag or purse for added protection. The Targus 10.2" Slipskin Peel Netbook Case is available in black with blue accents, measures 11.25" x 0.98" x 8.75" and weighs only 7.04 oz.
Targus Ultra Mini Retractable Optical Mouse (Model # PAUM01U)
The Targus Ultra Mini Retractable Optical Mouse is the perfect space-saving solution for anyone using their netbook in small spaces such as an airplane or dorm room. The device's Optical sensor technology allows for precise mouse movements on a variety of surfaces. The retractable cable can be adjusted to the desired length to prevent cord clutter. It comes with a standard USB connection that allows for a true plug and play experience. The mouse is available in silver and black with a red LED light, measures 3" x 1.4" x 0.9" and weighs a slight 1.5 oz.
Targus Ultra Mini-USB 2.0 4-Port Hub (Model # ACH102US)
The Ultra Mini USB 2.0 4-port hub is the perfect portable hub at home or on the road. With four USB ports, the Mini USB Hub allows you to simultaneously connect up to four devices to your netbook such as a camera, printer, mp3 player or USB Flash Drive. It has a transfer rate of 480 Mbps, plug and play capability and does not require an AC adapter. It is compact, easy to use and perfectly suited for the busy traveler who doesn't want to sacrifice the convenience of external peripherals. Targus' Ultra Mini USB 2.0 4-port hub measures 3.6" x 1.2" x 0.6" and weighs 1.1 oz.
Targus plans to release additional netbook accessory options as netbooks continue to gain popularity. The netbook case is backed by a limited lifetime warranty and both accessories are backed by a limited one year warranty. These and other Targus accessories are available at Targus.com as well as through leading retailers, VARs, e-tailers, and direct marketers.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Targus invented the laptop case and continues to advance the mobile accessories category with innovative and relevant solutions for today's mobile lifestyle. Targus products enhance productivity, connectivity, and security, liberating users to work in any and all environments with the utmost convenience and comfort. Founded in 1983, Targus headquarters are located in Anaheim, Calif., with offices worldwide and distribution agreements in more than 100 countries. For more information on Targus visit targus.com.
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*According to a recent report by ABI Research entitled "Mobile devices Annual Market Overview."