Newer Technology, Inc. announced today that its Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet won a 2012 People’s Choice Stevie Award in the Favorite Consumer Electronics Product category at the 2012 American Business Awards awards ceremony held September 17 in San Francisco. After debuting at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the industry’s first UL Listed in-wall AC/USB charging solution, the Power2U has earned top reviews and wide, cross-industry acclaim for providing a modern, centralized location for charging/powering up to four Apple iDevices, Android devices, and other USB chargeable devices simultaneously.
Newer Technology Selected In Huge Voter Turnout
More than 98,000 votes were cast in 30 product categories for this year’s People’s Choice Awards for Favorite New Products. Consumer online voting began in July, where the Power2U took an early lead, ultimately garnering top honors. Representatives from winning firms were presented with the coveted crystal People’s Choice Stevie Award at this past Tuesday’s ceremony. Past winners of the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products include Apple, Boost Mobile, and Samsung. Article Continues…
This year, both the (NewerTechnlogy Power2U AC/USB In-Wall Charging Solution) and the (OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD) were named as a finalists for the 2012 American Business Awards “New Product or Service of the Year” category.
More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for this year’s competition in more than 49 categories. Finalists, chosen by more than 140 business professionals, were announced in May, and winners will be announced at a September awards banquet. But YOU can vote on what you feel should be the People’s Choice in these categories, a special honor determined solely by online consumer voting. People’s Choice winners will receive special honors at the ABA ceremony in September.
It’s Easy to Vote
Online voting for the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products starts today, and will conclude at 11:59 pm ET on August 29.
To vote for the NewerTech Power2U, (click here to register your vote) in the “Favorite New Consumer Electronics” category.
To vote for the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD, (click here to register your vote) in the “Hardware – Computer” category.
Newer Technology, Inc. announced today its Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet received the highly coveted Handyman Club of America Seal of Approval by earning a 92% approval rating after being installed and used by over 150 Handyman Club members.
“A 92% member approval rating for the Power2U outlet is an excellent test result, and Newer Technology should be very proud their innovative product scored so well,” said Ross Tanner, Product Test Editor, HANDY magazine.
“We couldn’t be more pleased that the Power2U was overwhelmingly approved and endorsed by Handyman Club of America members,” said Grant Dahlke, Brand Manager, Newer Technology, Inc. “These testers are very hands-on and demand excellence of the products they choose for their home improvement projects. As such, the typical homeowner can buy the Power2U with full assurance they can install it and enjoy it hassle-free. Article Continues…
Other World Computing today announced that the Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet is a finalist in the “New Product or Service of the Year - Consumer Electronics” category and the the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD is a finalist in the “New Product or Service of the Year – Computer Hardware” category of the 2012 American Business Awards and each will ultimately be awarded a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award during the ABA awards ceremony held in San Francisco this September.
After debuting at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the industry’s first home-safe, UL Listed in-wall charging solution, the Power2U has earned top reviews and wide, cross-industry acclaim as for providing a modern, centralized location for charging/powering up to four Apple iDevices, Android devices, and other USB chargeable devices simultaneously. First announced at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the industry’s first fully Macintosh and PC supported and bootable PCIe SSD, the Mercury Accelsior offers nearly 3x the performance vs. a SSD in a SATA 2.0 3Gb/s drive bay with well beyond even 6Gb/s speeds of up to 780MB/s.
Like The Oscars for Corporate America
The American Business Award program, created in 2002 and nicknamed “The Stevies”, is the only business awards program in the United States that honors and generates public recognition of corporate and executive achievements worldwide. The Stevie Award trophy is often called “the business Oscar”, because it is hand-cast and finished in 24-karat gold by the same company that creates the Oscar. The name “Stevie” is taken from the name Stephen, derived from Greek term for “crowned”. Past American Business Award winners have include Apple, Oracle, Hilton Hotels, and AT&T. Article Continues…
Newer Technology, Inc. announced today its Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet is now available in three decorator colors: Black, Ivory, and Light Almond. The three new colors join the original white model introduced at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the only home-safe, UL Listed in-wall charging solution available to enhance living and working spaces by eliminating the clutter created by multiple cables and bulky power adapters.
New Colors Complement Any Decor
Ideal for homes with users of multiple USB chargeable devices, the new decorator colored Power2U blends seamlessly into any residential wall as a standard power outlet. By incorporating two traditional three-prong AC wall sockets in addition to two USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 ports, the Power2U is a basic ‘DIY’ install on any 15Amp circuit with a 16-cubic-inch electrical box. A “straightforward” rated “how to” video showing how the Power2U can be installed in as little as 20 minutes is available. Article Continues…