December 4, 2012, Woodstock, IL — Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech®) http://www.newertech.com, a leading developer of Macintosh®, PC, iPod®, iPhone®, and iPad® performance upgrades and accessories, announced today that while its Power2U™ AC/USB Wall Outlet continues to rake in business awards and media praise, it is available from retailers on Holiday Special pricing starting at $11.50…a savings of over $14 off the $29.95 retail price.
Awards and Praise Continue for Hot Selling Product
Since becoming the media star at the 2012 Consumer Electronic Show as the first UL Listed in-wall charging solution for charging/powering up to four Apple iDevices, Android devices, and/or other USB chargeable devices simultaneously, the Power2U continues to earn both industry and general business accolades. It recently was a winner in the "Excellence in Custom Installation Technologies and Products" category of the 2012 CustomRetailer EXC!TE Awards. It was awarded the coveted 2012 People's Choice Stevie® Award in the Favorite Consumer Electronics Product category at the 2012 American Business Awards. And the Power2U also was recently recognized as the Silver winner at the Best in Biz Awards 2012 in the Consumer Product of the Year category.
Independent Reviewers Praise, Recommend
The Power2U has also captured broad praise from independent product review sources. Icrontic gave it a silver 'Outstanding Product' award while saying, "Every household should have at least one." Stuff Parents Need praised its charging simplicity and said, "It's pretty much awesome … now that I have one, I wish I had 2 or 3 more." Game Usagi rated the Power2U a 9.6 and gave it the 'Editor's Choice Award' saying, "…it's hard not to recommend it for easily and unobtrusively charging your USB devices." There's the practical side of Power2U use as well. Well Connected Mom said, "I love it … you can plug in your phone and your tablet along with your toaster oven and coffee maker or electric shaver and electric toothbrush."
A Best-Selling Gadget Accessory on Black Friday/Cyber Monday
Ideal for homes with users of multiple USB chargeable devices, the Power2U makes a perfect holiday gift as proven by early shoppers who helped make it a best-selling gadget accessory on this year's busy Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping days. The Power2U is available in white and three decorator colors to complement any room in your home while transforming an ordinary wall into a modern, centralized charging location.
"The demand for the Power2U at the start of this holiday season has been outstanding," said Grant Dahlke, Brand Manager, Newer Technology, Inc. "The Power2U is clearly a popular product for consumers seeking an energy-efficient, in-wall solution for powering and charging USB devices. And with Holiday Special pricing starting at just $11.50, it's the affordable gift that's perfect for everyone on your list."
Pricing and Availability
Available in four decorator colors, the Power2U is immediately available from retailers and Newer Technology's exclusive distributor, Other World Computing (OWC®), from as low as $11.50. For more information on the Power2U, as well as Newer Technology's complete line of accessories and upgrades for Macs, PCs, and iOS devices, visit: http://www.newertech.com.
Installation Tips, Videos Available
While the Power2U is a basic 'DIY' install on any 15Amp circuit with a 16-cubic-inch electrical box, it is recommended that you verify your outlet box is 16 cubic-inches or larger before purchase to ensure the Power2U will fit properly. Information on measuring your existing outlet box, a list of compatible boxes available at hardware stores, and many other helpful tips are available on the Power2U FAQ page. To view a video showing how the Power2U can be installed in 20 minutes or less, visit http://eshop.macsales.com/installvideos/nwt_power2u/.
About Newer Technology, Inc.
Since 1984, Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech) has been recognized as the leading developer of performance upgrades and accessories for Macintosh and PC computers, iPods, iPhones, and iPads. NewerTech industry awards include the 2012 CustomRetailer EXC!TE Award and the 2012 American Business Award "People's Choice" Award. Dealer inquiries are welcome by calling 815-308-7001 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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