A recent agreement between the Macally manufacturer of peripherals and accessories for Mac and Vivanco, distribution, logistics and marketing, will allow a widespread diffusion of Macally products in thousands of shops and stores in Europe.
The agreement between Macally and Vivanco was signed on the occasion of the recent IFA in Berlin: "Up to now Macally in Europe has focused on Apple Premium Resellers, wholesalers and online platforms" said Michael Letterer, Macally Europe's business development, "The collaboration with the marketing and services specialist Vivanco is very important to be able to offer Macally products also in the wide European retail panorama, and thus reach an even larger number of end customers".
In the same press release issued by Macally, we learn that the company and a wide selection of accessories and peripherals for the Apple world will be present at the Apple Expo Remix event which will take place in Paris from Wednesday 17 September until Saturday 20 September. All the lucky Macity readers who will be in the French capital these days will be able to visit the Macally stand (Hall 5, stand C22) to personally try out Macally peripherals and accessories.
Among these we mention Powerlink, a small iPhone accessory that has the shape and dimensions of a USB memory stick but integrates 3 functions. First of all a 270 mAh battery to offer the iPhone another 25 minutes of operation when the internal battery is zero. Then it works as a compact USB to Dock connector adapter to synchronize and / or recharge iPhone from Mac and PC; finally a 2 GB memory stick. A perfect solution to travel without cables, memory keys and extra battery … all integrated into a single device. PowerLink available at a price of 49.95 euros.
TurboTune an ultra-portable external speaker that can be connected to any MP3 player equipped with a 3.5mm audio output jack. Integrates a 700 mAh battery to offer up to 10 hours of audio playback: the TurboTune price of 29.95 euros.
IvoicePro a compact microphone that reproduces the design and retro style of the microphones of the 1930s and 1940s. It connects to the second and third generation iPod nano and also to the fifth and sixth generation iPods and allows you to record interviews, audio notes, live music but also to connect other external sources via the 3.5mm jack to record the audio. Once the registration is complete, you can listen to the result through the integrated speaker. iVoicePro also connects to iPod when protected by external cases and houses: offered at a price of 49.95 euros.
Among the numerous Macally accessories and peripherals we mention the new PHR-S250CC case for 2.5-inch hard disks. Inside it houses a 2.5 ″ disk with SATA connection, while outside it offers all the main connections including USB 2.0 and FireWire for communication with the Mac. Price € 49.95.
Finally we mention the external cases G-S350SU and G-S35OUA which house 3.5-inch hard disks, both elegant and with an unmistakable design: shape and details are very reminiscent of the Mac Pro. The G-S350SU model costs 49.95 euro and offers USB 2.0 connection, while the G-S350SUA version costs 59.95 euro and offers USB, FireWire and even SATA connections.
In addition to all the products in the Macally catalog at the Apple Expo Remix in Paris, it will be possible to attend the presentation of new accessories for Apple's recently introduced iPod nano and touch devices. Macally staff able to assist visitors to the event in the main European languages will be available for advice and also to purchase the desired accessories directly at the fair.