SOURCE: Targus


September 14, 2011 08:30 ET

Targus® Expands Line of Smart Tablet Accessories

A Swivel Stand, Ultra Comfortable Lap Lounge and Colorful, Multifunctional Styluses Add to Targus' Extensive Collection of Tablet Accessories

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 14, 2011) - Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, today announced new gear for the Apple® iPad™, iPad™ 2 and other tablets, including a Swivel Stand, Lap Lounge and extensive line of styluses that work with an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and other touchscreen devices. The Executive Stylus & Pen, 3-in-1 Stylus, and colorful styluses -- all feature a soft, yet durable rubber tip that makes drawing, playing games and turning pages easy without smudging or scratching the screen.

"We continue to see a high demand for tablet and other touchscreen device accessories and constantly working to develop new and improved products to satisfy the needs of our customers," said Melissa Chapman, Vice President of Tablets at Targus. "Our newest accessories are innovative, stylish and certain to enhance the overall touchscreen experience."

Swivel Stand for iPad & iPad 2
The Swivel Stand for the iPad and iPad 2 (AWE67US) makes game playing and sharing fun and easy for the whole family with a base that smoothly rotates 360 degrees. The angle can be adjusted from nearly flat to almost vertical making the screen more private when playing multiplayer games. While not in use, the stand's lid closes completely so that the iPad can be safely stored inside. The stand also is compatible with the Apple Smart Cover and Targus Vucomplete™ Cover and is available for an MSRP of $39.99.

Lap Lounge for Tablets
The Targus Lap Lounge (AWE76US) features a spring loaded cradle which safely holds the tablet in place and easily adjusts to accommodate 8" to 10" devices. To provide maximum comfort, the Lap Lounge features a soft, bean bag-filled cushion which conforms to your lap with a functional stand that provides multiple viewing angles. A zippered pocket conveniently stores a tuck-away carry handle and also doubles as an accessory pouch. The built-in stylus loop on the side of the Lap Lounge keeps the accessory within reach when you need it. The Lap Lounge is available in October, for an MSRP of $49.99.

Executive Stylus & Pen
Designed with the executive in mind, the Targus Executive Stylus & Pen combines the functionality of a stylus with a built-in Cross Roller Ball Pen for traditional note-taking. With a weight of 1.12 oz, the stylus offers the balance and smooth functionality of a conventional pen. The gun metal finish offers a professional look and feel. The stylus is ideal for use with note taking applications, like Penultimate, for the best in high tech note taking. With an elegant finish and a professional design, the Executive Stylus and Pen (AMM05TBUS) is the perfect tool for any executive and available now for an MSRP of $39.99.

Stylus for Tablets
To add color and personality to your tablet, Targus' colorful line of styluses are the perfect complement to your tablet case or Apple Smart Cover. Each works instantly right out of the box and comes in a variety of vibrant colors including green (AMM0102US), pink (AMM0107US), blue (AMM0108US), gray (AMM0109US), orange (AMM0110US), tan (AMM011US), navy (AMM0112US) and red (AMM0114US). Available now for an MSRP of $14.99.

3-in-1 Stylus
The versatile 3-in-1 Stylus offers three different functions that are beneficial for any tablet user. Not only can it be used as a stylus; it also features as a built-in pen for traditional note-taking as well as a laser pointer to easily highlight presentation content with a push of a button. Perfect for business, educational and personal use, the 3-in-1 Stylus (AMM04TBUS) is available now for an MSRP of $39.99.

These and other Targus products are available for purchase at as well as through leading retailers, VARs, e-tailers, and direct marketers.

About Targus
Targus created the mobile accessory category with its invention of the laptop case over 25 years ago. The company continues to advance the mobile accessories category with innovative and relevant solutions for today's mobile lifestyle. Targus products enhance productivity, connectivity, and security, liberating users to work in any and all environments with the utmost convenience and comfort. Founded in 1983, Targus' headquarters are located in Anaheim, Calif., with offices worldwide and distribution agreements in more than 100 countries. For more information on Targus visit

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