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New Kensington Charge & Sync Cabinet Is Cool For School; Offers Safe Tablet Storage And Power Charging For More Tablets

Larger Bays Fit Up to 10 Tablets Protected with Most Commercially Available Rugged Cases

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple. mobile accessories, today announced the next generation of its Charge & Sync Cabinet, Universal Tablet, providing a safe place for schools and libraries to store and charge up to 10 tablets at a time.

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The new design features wider bays to accommodate storing and charging tablets kept in protective rugged cases — like the Kensington BlackBelt™ or SafeGrip cases for tablets —  ensuring they are always ready for students to use in the classroom. Kensington has also further enhanced the Charge & Sync Cabinet, Universal Tablet with new iOS and Android compatibility, a tamper-resistant, retracting door, and master key capability.   

Nearly 9 million students utilize school-issued tablets. As the deployment of tablets in schools increases, so does the demand for smart accessories to power and protect this investment. The Charge & Sync Cabinet, Universal Tablet is built to be secure and take up little space, eliminating the hassle of wheeling storage carts from classroom to classroom.

"Our new Charge & Sync Cabinet reflects feedback from educators and IT managers," said Judy Barker, Senior Global Product Manager at Kensington. "This new model solves a big pain point for our users — making sure that tablets are always ready for student learning with uniform content and a full charge — without having to remove the rugged cases used in many classrooms."

New Kensington Charge & Sync Cabinet, Universal Tablet & Accessories

Kensington Charge & Sync Cabinet, Universal Tablet (K67862AM - $699.99): With space for up to 10 tablets including iPads, Galaxy Tabs, Kindles and more, the cabinet is the perfect place to charge tablets after everyone has gone home for the day so they're powered up and ready in the morning. With adjustable drawers, each bay can accommodate tablets covered in protective rugged cases. Stack up to three cabinets to store up to 30 tablets in one room. A tamper-resistant, retracting front door offers security with customized key access, and the included mounting plate or cable lock keeps the cabinet in place.

Kensington Charge & Sync Cable, Universal Tablet, USB to Lightning – 5 Pack  (K67864WW - $79.99): Keep up to 10 iPad® Air or iPad mini with Retina® display tablets charged and ready for another day in the classroom.

Kensington Charge & Sync Cable, Universal Tablet, USB to 30-pin – 5 Pack (K67865WW- $34.99): Keep up to 10 iPad® or iPad mini tablets charged and ready for another day in the classroom.

Kensington Charge & Sync Cable, Universal Tablet, USB to Micro USB – 5 Pack (K67866WW - $24.99): Keep up to 10 Galaxy Tab, Kindle or other Android tablets charged and ready for another day in the classroom.

Product Availability

The Kensington Charge & Sync Cabinet, Universal Tablet will be available for purchase by late April 2014 at Kensington.com and Amazon.com. For additional information on the new and existing line of Kensington products, please visit www.kensington.com.

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About Kensington

Kensington, a leader in smart. safe. simple. computing accessories, is the recognized industry standard trusted by enterprises around the world. Kensington's mobile security product offerings include laptop and mobile security locks providing a new generation of front-line protection for mobile devices. In addition, Kensington offers accessories including power adapters, chargers, mice, keyboards, trackballs, universal docking stations, desktop accessories, carrying cases and iPad/iPhone/iPod accessories. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Kensington is the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), a world leader in branded office products, with products marketed in more than 100 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.kensington.com or call Kensington toll-free at 1-800-235-6708.

Kensington is a registered trademark of ACCO Brands. BlackBelt, SafeGrip, and smart. safe. simple. are trademarks of ACCO Brands. Apple and iPad are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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