Coby Electronics Partners with CloudLink and Mobile Systems to Offer Widest Range of Business Apps On Best-Selling KYROS® TabletsPRESS RELEASE | 2012-12-17 | Grand Communications
Lake Success, NY, December 17, 2012 - Coby Electronics Corporation, the CE leader with products designed to complement every lifestyle, today announced exciting new partnerships with CloudLink, the company known for empowering Android™ Internet tablets with a "toolbox" of productivity-focused apps, and Mobile Systems, a leading provider of personal productivity software, to offer an expansive new range of business-focused apps directly on the company's best-selling KYROS® line of tablets. The latest Coby KYROS units to include the new apps are currently shipping to major retailers nationwide.
"We're very excited about partnering with CloudLink and MobileSystems to further enhance our feature-packed KYROS tablets and give consumers the opportunity to boost their productivity like never before," said Ian Kolker, Product Manager, Coby Electronics. "The full suite of newly-available apps will allow users-on-the-go to get the most out of their KYROS units - right out of the box." The CloudLink "Productivity Toolbox" featured on all new tablet models in Coby's 2013 line contains nearly a dozen best-of-class applications and cloud services - including 5GB of free cloud storage - that help make the unit a completely portable business solution. CloudLink includes a variety of business-based applications from leading developers such as SugarSync, SwiftKey, Catch, F-Secure, PrintHand, Jump Desktop, SignEasy, PayAnywhere and others, offering users anti-virus protection, remote desktop connection, the ability to print and make credit card transactions right from the device and much more.
"CloudLink provides KYROS tablet owners with a full range of applications that increase the unit's core capability, from every day users to business professionals, and we're delighted to be working with Coby to bring the latest offerings to their customers," said Brandon Frye, CloudLink Founder.
Coby's new KYROS models also come preloaded with Mobile System's OfficeSuite, a free, universal document viewer for Android. With OfficeSuite, KYROS owners can open and view a wide range of files and attachments, including: Microsoft Word™ documents, Excel™ spreadsheets and PowerPoint™ presentations as well as PDF and Zip files. Users can easily share files through email or via popular applications such as Google Docs, Dropbox and more. A built-in upgrade option also allows users to make edits anywhere, anytime.
"Bundling our OfficeSuite applications on Coby's popular KYROS tablets gives users seamless access to their most important documents anywhere, anytime, providing complete on-the-go efficiency," said Elitza Bratkova, Head of Business Development, Mobile Systems.
Based in Austin, Texas, CloudLink increases the content and capability of Android tablets by offering the best-in-class line up of productivity Apps. CloudLink's productivity toolbox connects tablets to strategic applications and cloud services for a range of consumers from entry level to enterprise users. CloudLink's toolbox is powered by www.App47.com , which specializes in enterprise mobile application management. In addition to solving internal storage limitations, CloudLink empowers tablet partners with the ability to differentiate themselves in a competitive tablet marketplace. To learn more or to download CloudLink, visit www.cloudlinkco.com.
About Mobile Systems and OfficeSuite
Mobile Systems delivers high quality, innovative mobile office software and solutions and a range of over 800 mobile dictionary apps cross-platform by publishers as Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Collins and McGraw-Hill. Mobile Systems' flagship, award-winning software OfficeSuite allows mobile professionals to view, edit and create Microsoft® Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on their mobile device. Through the software's seamless integration with the cloud, it enables simple, anytime, anywhere access to important content. Installed on over 80 million devices in more than 70 countries and with additional channel user base of over 15 million, OfficeSuite Viewer is a worldwide leader in mobile office solutions. For more information, visit http://www.mobisystems.com/. Customers can follow the company on http://www.facebook.com/MobiSystems.
About Coby Electronics Corporation
Headquartered in Lake Success, New York, Coby Electronics Corporation is a leading supplier of quality consumer electronics products. Since its inception in 1991, Coby has risen through the ranks of the consumer electronics industry. Today, the company is redefining the way consumer electronics products are created, emerging as an industry leader in a challenging economy. With an understanding of its customers' needs and desires, Coby has developed a strategy of maintaining a competitive cost structure in the industry without compromising the quality of its products. Within the past decade, Coby's team of inventors, engineers and designers have earned a number of U.S. patents and design awards, with several additional patents pending.
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