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New Belkin Switch-to-Mac Cable Makes the Move From a PC to a Mac Computer Easy

November 12, 2008

The new Belkin Switch-to-Mac Cable provides a simple way to transfer files, settings, preferences, and more from your PC to a new Mac computer. Unlike existing products where you have to drag and drop specific files you want to transfer, the Switch-to-Mac Cable–with its easy-to-use Migration Assistant–automatically moves your music, movies, photos, files, and Internet preferences, making the transition from PC to Mac as seamless as possible.

Now that Mac computers support Windows(R) applications, a growing number of PC owners are switching to them, making the ability to work with existing PC files a necessity. The Switch-to-Mac Cable ensures a hassle-free experience when transitioning to your new Mac.

STATISTICS

— A 2008 Needham report shows that after a decade of stagnation, Macintosh unit sales have almost tripled in the past three years.

— Needham goes on to say that the most significant barrier to switching from PC to Mac was the Mac computer’s inability to run Windows applications.

— Needham forecasts that in the next 10 years, Mac unit sales will grow dramatically to almost 40 million units by 2017.

AVAILABILITY

— Available Now in the US

— February 2009 in Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia

Switch-to-Mac Cable (F4U001) – US: $49.99

— Transfers at USB 2.0 speeds

— Migration Assistant moves files and settings from default PC folders and applications to default Mac folders and applications, then gives summary of transferred content

— Compatible with Windows XP or Windows Vista(R)

— Compatible with Mac OS X v10.4 and v10.5

Mac, Macintosh, and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

About Belkin International, Inc.

Belkin offers a diverse product mix that provides people with seamless electronics integration in their homes, cars, and on the go. Founded in California in 1983, Belkin is a privately held company and the recognized leader in connectivity solutions, in addition to accessories for MP3 devices, computers, and more. We provide extensive solutions for networking, home theater–with our PureAV(R) line of cables, power, and digital wireless accessories–and many more categories. You can view and purchase them at www.belkin.com, as well as through a network of major distributors, resellers, and superstores.

Belkin’s phenomenal growth has led to our expanding global presence. In addition to corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, we now have offices throughout Europe–in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany, among others–and in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, Shanghai, and our regional headquarters in Hong Kong.