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Roost your laptop on this stand for a more comfortable work environment

on Friday, March 21st, 2014
Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

The Roost laptop stand started out as a successfully-funded Kickstarter project, and it’s now available for direct sales.  It was designed in response to physical ailments suffered by the inventor because of sitting hunched over a laptop for hours as he worked.  The Roost is built of carbon fiber material and a sturdy plastic; it’sRead More…


Fold your own stand-up desk

on Friday, March 14th, 2014

I constantly see articles about the health benefits of using a standing desk, but most home or work offices don’t have stand-up desks.  Replacing or modifying your current desk is expensive – and what do you do if you find that a standing desk just isn’t for you?  If you back this Kickstarter project forRead More…


Easily convert your conventional desk to a standing desk without permanent modifications

on Friday, November 15th, 2013

There’s been some interest here at The Gadgeteer in standing desks.  Standing while you work offers great health benefits, and many desk-bound workers could benefit from being able to stand while they work.  There are many solutions that allow you to work as you stand, but most of them seem to involve replacing conventional desksRead More…


UpWrite desks are height adjustable and can even take your messages

on Monday, July 29th, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Back in the olden days when CRTs had glass screens, I used to use a dry-erase marker to leave myself a note right on the screen for important things I needed to do first thing after getting to work.  I don’t dare write on my screens with anything now, so I just have to putRead More…