Sonnet Announces Sidekick


Gets You Out of a Tight Spot with Sidekick™, the Flexible USB 2.0 Adapter

Last Updated: July 7, 2005 5:09 pm GMT
(IRVINE, CALIFORNIA— July 7, 2005)Sonnet Technologies, a worldwide leader in upgrades for Apple Macintosh® computers and iPod® digital music players, announces Sidekick, the double-jointed USB 2.0 adapter that bends over backwards and sideways to connect USB devices in small spaces.

Sidekick plugs into recessed or closely spaced USB ports with ease, and its extreme flexibility (180? rotation left-to-right, 180? sweep up-and-down) enables you to position an attached device in nearly any orientation.

Sidekick is short and narrow. Unlike using a cable, there’s no clutter. Laptop users working in tight quarters can conveniently connect a small USB device, regardless of the port location. Sidekick works with any USB device in any computer’s USB port. Sidekick is also an ideal iPod shuffle companion—users can connect their digital music player to any USB port on a variety of computers and displays that normally present challenging or impossible fits (including iMac® G3, eMac®, some iBook® models, Apple Studio Display) without an extension cable or dock. When space is limited and you need to get connected, it’s great to have a Sidekick!

Any computer with a USB 1.1/2.0 port, any device or cable with a standard USB type-A connector

Pricing and Availability
Sidekick (Part no. UAD-SDK) is available today with an MSRP of USD $12.95.

For more information about Sidekick, please refer to the Sonnet website at:

About Sonnet Technologies, Inc.
Sonnet Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, California, is a worldwide leader in processor upgrade cards, ATA disk controller cards, and other enhancement products for Apple Macintosh computers and iPod digital music players. After Apple Computer, Inc., Sonnet is the largest producer of PowerPC™ processor-based products in the computer industry. Founded in 1986, Sonnet offers processor upgrades for most Macintosh models. To locate an authorized reseller or purchase product, visit the Sonnet Technologies web site at <>, or call the company at 1-949-587-3500.


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