SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZAGG Inc (Nasdaq:ZAGG) the makers of the #1 selling iPad® keyboard case for Apple's iPad Air and iPad mini*, today introduced the ZAGG Slim Book, their latest mobile productivity accessory for iPad Air and iPad mini 2. ZAGG anticipates being ready to start shipping versions of the Slim Book for the recently announced iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 sometime in November. In addition, ZAGG announced a new ZAGG 10 Key Bluetooth accessory and a promotion with Intuit Inc., a leading creator of business and financial management solutions.
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The ZAGG Slim Book wireless Bluetooth keyboard – ZAGG's slimmest keyboard yet – is an ideal solution for mobile typing needs. Its unique hinge secures a tablet at virtually any viewing angle and allows for multiple convenient modes. The Slim Book is powered by one of the industry's most powerful batteries that keeps it going for up to two years between charges.
The ZAGG Slim Book keyboard converts into four multi-function modes:
- Case mode: allows users to quickly separate the tablet from the keyboard for a convenient carrying case
- Book mode: keeps the keyboard and case together for a hand-held reading mode, and protects the keyboard when not in use
- Keyboard mode: offers full protection for the keyboard and tablet when closed, and provides backlit keys and a large typing area
- Video mode: holds the tablet securely at virtually any viewing angle
The ZAGG 10 Key is a Bluetooth numerical keypad that works with the tablet to further enhance business applications. The ZAGG 10 Key is sold as a separate accessory, and works alone or with one of ZAGG's tablet keyboards.
ZAGG and Intuit have teamed up to offer a promotional coupon included with each ZAGG Slim Book for a 30-day free trial of QuickBooks Online, a cloud-based version of their leading accounting software for small businesses.
"We are very excited to offer our great new mobile business tools along with a leading consumer and business software brand like Intuit's QuickBooks Online," said Randall Hales, CEO and president of ZAGG. "The ZAGG Slim Book is our best mobile keyboard yet. QuickBooks has the number one market share position in small business accounting software, and when combined with ZAGG's mobile productivity tools, creates a truly enhanced productivity experience with outstanding protection."
The ZAGG Slim Book is available online at ZAGG.com and through ZAGG retail partners for $129.99. The ZAGG 10 Key is available for $29.99.
For more information about ZAGG, its brands and its product portfolio, visit ZAGG.com.
* According to NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service, January - August 2014, units sold / dollars, Tablet & e-readers – Accessories/Cases, Keyboards.
About ZAGG Inc:
ZAGG Inc (Nasdaq:ZAGG) and its subsidiaries (the "company") design, produce and distribute creative mobile accessory solutions. The company's three distinct brands -- ZAGG, iFrogz and invisibleSHIELD® -- offer solutions such as keyboards, cases, screen protection, audio, power management and gaming products. ZAGG serves as the professional, work-hard technology-based product line; iFrogz is the fun, trend-driven, clever and colorful product line; and invisibleSHIELD is the durable, scientifically-formulated, protective product line. ZAGG Inc distinguishes itself by offering industry-leading products through targeted global distribution channels, with the broadest product offering in its sector. More information about the company and its brands is available at ZAGG.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ and YouTube.
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals.
Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, Quicken® and TurboTax®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. Mint.com provides a fresh, easy and intelligent way for people to manage their money, while Demandforce® offers marketing and communication tools for small businesses. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit's leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of $4.2 billion in its fiscal year 2013. The company has approximately 8,000 employees with major offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.
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