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In terms of marketing, the true genius of Steve Jobs is that he was able to create a consumer culture around Apple products in which current owners would always feel compelled to upgrade to the next version. Part of that is due to the planned obsolescence model -- a theory that says Apple intentionally leaves out desired features to shorten the shelf life of its gadgets. However, it's pretty telling that nearly 28 percent of respondents in a recent Kensington survey said they plan on purchasing the iPad Air 2 simply because of "the desire to own the latest iPad." What's interesting about that response... Read more...
Docking stations aren't what they once were. While they used to be just about everywhere, oftentimes tied to chubby business laptops, the increased power and use of wireless technologies has made them a bit of a dud. But there's still room for more universal solutions, particularly with USB 3.0 out in the open. Kensington has launched two new USB 3.0 docks based around DisplayLink's USB graphics tech, which also includes support for Gigabit Ethernet and Audio. The Office Dock sd3500v provides the ultimate hot desk expansion and productivity solution with dual-head video support for HDMI and DVI/VGA... Read more...
Man, talk about history repeating itself. First came the mouse, then the trackball, then the gaming mouse, and now…the trackball? We guess this iteration of the mouse never truly went away, but the popularity amongst the masses has certainly declined. That's not stopping Kensington from producing yet another in the line, though, with the Orbit being introduced this week along with a bit of new software. The Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball is built to fit the everyday working style of mobile professionals on the go, with a  centered-ball design, recommended by ergonomists, delivers more... Read more...
Kensington is hoping to make securing your laptop a bit easier with the company's new ClickSafe Laptop lock. The ClickSafe works with the Kensington Security Slot that is built in to most laptops. Unlike other locking mechanisms, the new ClickSafe works in just one step and eliminates the need to insert a key and then follow multiple steps to engage the lock. To use the ClickSafe, users simply attach it with a click. ClickSafe combines a super-strong high-carbon steel cable with a tamper-proof disk-style lock. The Kensington ClickSafe Keyed Laptop Locks are currently available. Kensington®... Read more...
Timing is a funny thing, isn't it? Just a few short days after Toshiba revealed its new universal docking station, along comes Kensington to give them a little competition. But Kensington's new pair of universal docks have something that Toshiba's doesn't: DisplayLink.The sd300v and sd400v are both designed to pass along video signals over USB, meaning that each of them have DisplayLink technology baked in. The USB docks allow people to connect their display, mouse, keyboard and speakers to any notebook PC though a single simple USB 2.0 connection, meaning that you don't have to connect nearly... Read more...
For what feels like forever now, Kensington's iconic notebook lock slot has become a staple of the PC universe. Regardless of brand, model, size or price, it seems like this little slit finds its way onto practically each and every portable computer that hits store shelves. Now, at long last, Kensington itself is updating the standard, with a slimmer, stronger design aimed at providing higher physical security without compromise.The MicroSaver DS Keyed Ultra-Thin Notebook Lock is certainly a mouthful, but it promises to prevent against theft and protect valuable assets like never before. Of course,... Read more...