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Kingston Celebrates the Year of Golden Pig with a bit of “Fun”

  • 23 January, 2007 11:00

<p><i>Presenting DataTraveler Mini Fun Limited Edition 1 GB USB Drive</i></p>
<p>Australia – (January 22, 2007) – No only Chinese but all the countries celebrate Luna New Year believe that it is the year of golden pig. To usher in this auspicious year, Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today nnounced the launch of the DataTraveler Mini Fun 1GB Chinese New Year Limited Edition available in Asia this Chinese holiday season in limited supply.</p>
<p>Inspired by the Chinese Zodiac, Kingston adorned this limited edition DataTraveler with an artistically designed pattern on a red background: A golden pig is emblematic of prosperity, fortune and good health and the Chinese calligraphic characters, Ding Hai, represents the year of 2007.</p>
<p>Measuring just 1.5 by .75 inches (38mm x 19mm), this DataTraveler is approximately the length and width of two postage stamps laid end to end. The Mini Fun 1GB Chinese New Year Limited Edition is available in 1GB capacity.
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<p>“The golden pig sign heralds a year of contentment, security and optimism.” said Marites Bairstow, Regional Manager, Kingston Technology.” We would like to bring our customers joy and luck by launching this limited edition.“ Ms Marites Bairstow added. Available from Kingston's Australian distributors, Simms International, Ingram Micro, Synnex and Avnet, the DataTraveler Mini Fun 1GB Chinese New Year Limited Edition will have an RRP of AUD31.00 (including GST). The Limited Edition is backed by a five-year warranty and Kingston's legendary customer service and technical support.</p>
<p><b>Part Numbers and Features</b><br/>
<i>Kingston DataTraveler Mini Fun - Part Number</i><br/>
1GB Kingston DataTraveler Mini Fun (Chinese New Year Limited Edition-Red) - DTMFR/1GB-CN</p>
<p>For additional information about the product, call 1800 649 469 or go to the Kingston Web site: <a href="http://www.kingston.com/">www.kingston.com</a></p>
<p><b>About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.</b><br/>
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston operates manufacturing facilities in Fountain Valley, Calif., Taiwan, China, Malaysia, and including Payton Technology Corp., Kingston's back-end processing facility supporting memory packaging, test and logistics. With the advent of Payton, Kingston supports all memory processing functions from receipt of wafer to completed module. Kingston serves a network of distributors, OEMs, and retail customers in more than 70 countries and 3,000 locations worldwide. For more information on Kingston, please go to <a href="http://www.kingston.com/">www.kingston.com</a></p>
<p><b>For additional media information or products for media review, please contact:</b><br/>
Ms Solange Chiu<br/>
Kingston Technology <br/>
+886 3 5666972 <br/>
Email: solange_chiu@kingston.com.tw <br/>
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Ms Marites Bairstow<br/>
Regional Manager<br/>
Kingston Technology<br/>
P.O. Box 236 <br/>
Oyster Bay, NSW. 2225<br/>
Tel: (02) 9589 0235<br/>
Email: marites_bairstow@kingston.com</p>

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