Whirlpool Corporation Announces New Partner For centralpark™ Connection
Adds Recharging Station Leader to Compatible Consumer Electronics Lineup

At least two of every three consumers consider their kitchens cluttered, according to a recent survey conducted by Whirlpool . Whirlpool refrigerator's centralpark™ connection offers consumers a solution to this dilemma with a simple plug-and-play platform for interchangeable consumer electronics devices. iGo®, a brand owned by Mobility Electronics, Inc. is the newest device partner to join the centralpark™ connection lineup.

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The centralpark™ connection allows consumers to power and use consumer electronics right on the refrigerator door. The newly planned compatible device, the iGo recharging station, provides an additional option to families with varying needs.

"The addition of iGo's recharging station to the centralpark™ connection will address the evolving needs of many consumers," said Mark Hamilton, director, centralpark™ connection. "As the adoption rate of consumer electronics has grown, kitchen countertops have become cluttered taking on the role of charging station to cell phones and MP3 players. This will provide a place to charge these devices and get them off the countertops."

iGo Recharging Station

iGo, the market leader in gadget and notebook charging, will offer a compatible recharging station that is compatible with the centralpark™ connection. The station will charge cell phones, MP3 players and virtually every other type of gadget, helping consumers keep their counters clear of charger and cable clutter.

The iGo gadget-charging module will be compatible with all iGo tips, allowing consumers to charge over 2,700 different gadgets with the simple switch of a tip. These tips are available online (www.igo.com) and at retail locations nationwide.

About Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of approximately $19 billion, more than 73,000 employees, and 72 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world. The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana and other major brand names to consumers in nearly every country around the world. For additional information regarding Whirlpool brand products please visit http://www.whirlpool.com/. Information about the company can be found at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com/ .

About Mobility Electronics and iGo

Mobility Electronics, Inc., soon to change its name to iGo, Inc., is based in Scottsdale, Arizona and is a developer of universal power adapters for portable computers and mobile electronic devices (e.g., mobile phones, PDAs, digital cameras, etc.), and creator of the patented iGo® intelligent tip technology. iGo offers a full line of AC, DC and combination AC/DC power adapters for portable computers and mobile electronic devices. iGo's intelligent tip technology enables one power adapter to power and charge hundreds of brands and thousands of models of mobile electronic devices through the use of interchangeable tips.

iGo's products are available at www.iGo.com as well as through leading resellers, retailers and OEM partners. For additional information call 480-596-0061, or visit www.igo.com .

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Corporation

CONTACT: Audrey Reed-Granger, Director of Public Relations, Whirlpool,
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