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Thinium Charge – the Award-Winning Ultra-Slim, Portable Wall Charger for Mobile Devices – is Now Available for Pre-Order on Prelaunch.com

At CE Week 2014, Thinium Technologies, creators of innovative, stylish, and versatile products for on-the-go charging, today announced that its award-winning, ultra-slim, portable charger for mobile devices, the Thinium Charge, is now available for pre-order on Prelaunch.com. In addition, the Micro-USB version of the company’s newly announced Thinium Connex, a tangle-free, retractable USB cable that will charge and sync mobile devices from a computer or any USB source, is also available for pre-order on Prelaunch.com.

“At Thinium, our goal is to create a new class of versatile, ultra-thin, portable charging products that consumers can keep with them all the time,” said Peter Greenberg, CEO of Thinium. “Now, with the opportunity to pre-order the Charge and Connex through Prelaunch.com, you’ll never be caught without a charging solution again.”

The Thinium Charge, recognized by Popular Mechanics with a 2014 CES Editors’ Choice Award, allows for smartphone charging directly from a standard wall outlet, without the need for a cable. For total versatility, it also has an integrated USB cable, hidden within the card’s clean edges, that allows users to charge and sync from a computer or any USB charging source. When not in use, the clever design hides and protects the connector, USB cable, and foldable wall blades, transforming into a compact, self-encased unit that is about the size of a credit card and fits easily into a wallet, pocket or purse.

The Thinium Connex, an ultra-slim, retractable USB cable solution for mobile devices, offers the utmost in portability, durability and versatility. Connex’s self-winding retractable cable allows for quick, tangle-free storage after charging and syncing your smartphone, tablet or GPS device, and the compact, minimalist design is perfect for in-the-home or on-the-go use. With a USB to micro-USB cable, users can charge and sync all their micro-USB devices and easily control the cable length – from 2” to over 2’ -- for a perfect fit in your car, on a desk, at the nightstand and more.

Pricing/Availability

Available now for pre-order on PreLaunch.com is both the Apple Lightening and micro-USB versions of the Thinium Charge. Both products sell for MSRP $49.99 and can be ordered in black, white and gold finishes. The Thinium Connex is available for pre-order in the micro-USB connector version for Android and Windows phones for MSRP $19.99. At launch, the product will come in red, charcoal and black soft touch finishes. A version of the Connex with an Apple Lightning connector (MSRP $24.99) will be coming soon.

About Thinium Technologies, Inc.

Thinium Technologies creates uniquely innovative, stylish and versatile products for on-the-go charging. It is a privately held company based in Los Angeles, CA, and is backed and inspired by Jeff Rudes, founder of the iconic J Brand Jeans Company. For more information, visit www.Thinium.com.

About Prelaunch Labs, Inc.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Prelaunch is the first and only platform that partners with established brands to offer pre-orders to a network of early-adopter consumers before launching new products. Consumers can go to Prelaunch.com to fins out what’s next in various product categories and interact with their favorite brands and products, ultimately influencing their marketing and product development. Prelaunch will also provide brands with market intelligence to help direct inventory planning, product messaging and other marketing efforts. Prelaunch will serve as a vehicle to generating excitement and insights before launching new products.

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