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Announcing Sidekick, the Flexible USB Adapter

Sonnet Gets You Out of a Tight Spot;
Announces Sidekick, the Flexible USB 2.0 Adapter

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA– July 7, 2005–Sonnet Technologies, a worldwide leader
in upgrades for Apple Macintosh computers and iPod digital music players,
announces Sidekick, the double-jointed USB 2.0 adapter that bends over
backwards and sideways to connect USB devices in small spaces. Sidekick
plugs into recessed or closely spaced USB ports with ease, and its extreme
flexibility (180=9A rotation left-to-right, 180=9A sweep up-and-down) enable=
you to position an attached device in nearly any orientation.

Sidekick is short and narrow. Unlike using a cable, there’s no clutter.
Laptop users working in tight quarters can conveniently connect a small USB
device, regardless of the port location. Sidekick works with any USB device
in any computer’s USB port. Sidekick is also an ideal iPod shuffle
companion–users can connect their digital music player to any USB port on
a variety of computers and displays that normally present challenging or
impossible fits (including iMac G3, eMac, some iBook models, Apple Studio
Display) without an extension cable or dock. When space is limited and you
need to get connected, it’s great to have a Sidekick!

Any computer with a USB 1.1/2.0 port, any device or cable with a standard
USB type-A connector

Pricing and Availability
Sidekick (Part no. UAD-SDK) is available today with an MSRP of USD $12.95.

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About Sonnet Technologies, Inc.
Sonnet Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, California, is a
worldwide leader in processor upgrade cards, ATA disk controller cards, and
other enhancement products for Apple Macintosh computers and iPod digital
music players. After Apple Computer, Inc., Sonnet is the largest producer
of PowerPC processor-based products in the computer industry. Founded in
1986, Sonnet offers processor upgrades for most Macintosh models. To locate
an authorized reseller or purchase product, visit the Sonnet Technologies
web site at (, or call the company at

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