World’s First Combined Storage Solution and Docking Station for the Apple iPhone® or Apple iPod®

Middle East, 7th January 2010: Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking, today announced the Buffalo Dualie™, the world’s first combined storage solution and docking station for the Apple iPhone® or Apple iPod®.

Characterised by a contemporary design featuring a stylish brushed aluminium 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 500GB portable hard drive for the backup and storage of digital assets.

Presenting a new unique hardware platform, the Buffalo Dualie incorporates both a USB 2.0 and a FireWire 400/800 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 organised and simple solution for storing, protecting and syncing digital media and files.

“Buffalo Technology has been a leader in the portable drive space with robust solutions and bold designs,” said Jasem Al Roomi, Director at Buffalo Advantec FZCO.  “The Buffalo Dualie is a unique step forward that moves beyond ‘just storage,’ offering an innovative work space solution that differentiates our brand and will support our growth with the consumer storage market.”

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.
Pricing and Availability
The Buffalo Dualie is backed by a two-year warranty and will available from February 2010 at an estimated street price of $249.99. 
Part Number – HD-PAIBU2D

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