At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Kensington Computer Products Group (http:www.kensington.com) has introduced four new products to extend connectivity with iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices and the applications that run on them. They are the:
° US$49.95 Kensington PowerLift Back-Up Battery and Dock, which is designed to give your iPhone hours of extra power plus a handsfree stand with the Kensington PowerLift Back-Up Battery and Dock. The 1200 mAh battery pack provides charging while the kickstand flips open to let you enjoy FaceTime chats and videos. It features two position charging: in-line use for phone conversations and docking for charge, sync and FaceTime.
° Kensington BlackBelt Protection Band for iPad ($39.99), which wraps your Apple tablet with an industrial rubberized band allowing a secure grip for handling in any iPad orientation. It protects not just the edges but cushions iPad from accidental drops. The BlackBelt protection band preserves full access to all ports, controls and switches and is easily installed and removed. The soft rubber absorbs shock.
° Kensington Virtuoso Touch Screen Stylus and Pen ($24.99) — when combined with apps such as SketchBook, iAnnotate and Penultimate, the Stylus allows you to create, annotate and capture your ideas freehand. You can write and sketch on your iPad screen when the Virtuoso is coupled with popular apps. It functions as both an iPad stylus and a ballpoint pen.
° Kensington Dual USB Wall Charger ($34.99) lets you simultaneously charge two iPad, iPhone, or iPod devices from a single wall outlet It’s 2.1 Amp ready to provide the quick charge your iPad needs and includes a detachable USB sync cable that you can use to sync your devices from your computer.