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NewerTech Power2U USB/AC Outlet Wins 2015 IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Award


Power2U Honored for Innovation in Internet of Things & Advancing the Smart Home

Woodstock, IL, December 22, 2015 – NewerTech, a leading performance upgrades and accessories company for Macs and other Apple products since 1984, announced today that NewerTech Power2U has received a 2015 IoT Evolution Connected Home and Building Award from IoT Evolution magazine, the leading publication covering IoT (Internet of Things) technologies. NewerTech was honored for its Power2U hardware solution that enables the advancement of the smart home and building industry.

Power2U – Ideal DIY Upgrade for Multiple Device Homes – Fully Listed by UL

Power2U is an electrical wall outlet with two USB ports that enables convenient charging of up to four mobile devices at a single electrical outlet. Power2U was the first product of its type on the market and makes wall outlets “today ready” for charging the increasing numbers of mobile devices. Power2U is fully listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and features tamper-resistant AC sockets that are compliant with the National Electrical Code (NEC). Power2U is designed to meet current building codes and is safe for use in homes and offices. Users can install Power2U in minutes thanks to the compact design and free how-to installation video at:

Charges Up to Four Devices in a Single Outlet

A great solution for multi-device homes, Power2U allows for up to four devices to be charged at a single outlet.  Whether in an office, living room, or beside a bed, Power2U delivers convenience and blends seamlessly anywhere wall outlets can be installed. “The redesigned Power2U is easier to install than ever before, and maintains UL and NEC safety standards,” said Larry O’Connor, CEO, NewerTech. “It is a convenient and energy-efficient solution for charging and powering the growing number of mobile devices that modern households rely on. This award from IoT Evolution extends the awards and great reviews that Power2U has received since its introduction.”

“The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Connected Home and Building Award reflect innovation driving the machine-to-machine market today. It is my honor to congratulate NewerTech for their innovative work and contribution to the rapidly evolving IoT industry,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of IoT Evolution Magazine

“It is my pleasure to recognize the NewerTech Power2U, an innovative solution that earned NewerTech the 2015 IoT Evolution Connected Home and Building Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC . “I look forward to seeing more innovation from NewerTech in the future.”

Availability and Pricing
The new Power2U outlet is available now from Other World Computing at…, priced at $24.79, available in four colors – White, Black, Light Almond and Ivory. 

About NewerTech
NewerTech Inc. creates performance upgrades and accessories for Macintosh and PC computers, iPods, iPhones, and iPads, and is headquartered in Woodstock, Illinois. Dealer inquiries are welcome at 1-815-308-7001 or by e-mailing [email protected]. For more information, see our website:, or on Facebook: and Twitter: @NewerTech.

NewerTech’s Industry Awards Include: 
– Best in Biz Bronze Award for Most Innovative Consumer Product of the Year, 2014
– CustomerRetailer EXC!TE Award (2012)
– American Business Award “People’s Choice” Stevie® Award (2012)
– Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Seal of Approval
– American Business Awards “Stevie” Gold (2013) and Silver (2014)
– Handyman Club of America Seal of Approval 

© 2015 Newer Technology, Inc. All Rights Reserved. NewerTechnology, NewerTech, and the NewerTechnology boomerang logo and Power2U are trademarks of New Concepts Development Corporation, registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Apple, Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Macintosh, and Retina  are the trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Other marks may be the trademark or registered trademark property of their respective owners.

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