Buffalo Introduces The Dualie

World's First Combined Storage Solution and Docking Station for the Apple iPhone(R) or Apple iPod(R)

Jan 07, 2010, 08:00 ET from Buffalo Technology

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES) -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking, network storage and direct attached storage solutions, today announced the Buffalo Dualie(TM) , the world's first combined storage solution and docking station for the Apple iPhone® or Apple iPod®. Distinguished by a contemporary design featuring a chic brushed aluminum and black soft touch two-tone finish, the Dualie allows consumers to sync and charge their iPhone or iPod while providing simultaneous access to the included 500 GB portable hard drive for backup or storage of digital assets.

Presenting a new unique hardware platform, the Buffalo Dualie incorporates both a USB 2.0 and a FireWire 800 port on the Mac-formatted 500 GB portable hard drive with a two-port USB 2.0 hub on the docking station. Designed for a broad array of computer users, from creative and corporate professionals to prosumers and students, the Dualie offers an organized and simple solution for storing, protecting and syncing digital assets.

"Buffalo Technology has been a leader in the portable drive space with robust solutions and bold designs," said Ralph Spagnola, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology. "The Buffalo Dualie is a unique step that moves beyond 'just storage,' offering an innovative work space solution that differentiates our brand and helps us grow our consumer storage category."

The Buffalo Dualie includes adapters for iPhone® 3G/3GS, iPod touch® 2nd Generation, iPod classic® and iPod nano® 5th Generation as well as all necessary cables. The drive is pre-formatted for Mac users and supports Apple Time Machine®. Time Machine will automatically back up the entire contents of your Mac, including system files, applications, accounts, preferences, music, photos, movies, and documents. Additionally, the Dualie includes all required drivers for Windows system users.

Pricing and Availability

The Buffalo Dualie is backed by a limited one-year warranty and includes toll-free, 24/7 technical support. The Dualie is an Apple Store exclusive and is only available at www.apple.com or the Apple Store at an estimated street price of $249.99.

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is a leading global provider of award-winning networking, storage, multimedia and memory solutions for the home and small business environments as well as for system builders and integrators. With almost three decades of networking and computer peripheral experience, Buffalo has proven its commitment to delivering innovative, best-of-breed solutions that have put the company at the forefront of infrastructure technology. For more information about Buffalo Technology and its products, please visit www.buffalotech.com.

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