Laptop Accessory

Cheap webcam privacy cover review

REVIEW – By now, everyone reading this post probably has a piece of opaque tape over the webcam on their laptop. We’ve seen the horror stories, TV shows, and news articles about cameras being hacked, as well as the famous picture of Mark Zuckerberg with tape over his laptop’s webcam. Now, rather than this ugly solution, …

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Elgato announces their new Thunderbolt Dock

If, like my husband, you have a laptop that you plug into a monitor, connect to WiFi, and maybe attach a couple of USB peripherals, you’ll find connecting and disconnecting everything to be a pain.  At work, Butch plugs in a monitor, network, and a disk; when he needs to work from home, he only …

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Bypass your MacBook Air’s battery with the BatteryBox – and charge your tablet and phone, too

Most external batteries can charge up your phone or your tablet, but you’re out of luck with your laptop.  The BatteryBox is only 0.98″ x 2.63″ x 3.55″ and just under 9 ounces, but it packs 50Wh of energy – enough juice to power your MacBook with enough left over to charge your mobile device, too. …

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Protect your health with the DefenderPad Laptop Radiation Shield

Anyone who’s sat working with a laptop computer on their legs for any length of time realized how much heat they put out.  The heat can cause permanent damage and discoloration to the skin on your legs, and it can even adversely affect male fertility.  It’s not just heat you have to worry about, though. …

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Logitech Laptop Speaker Z305 Review

My laptop is my home away from home. It serves as everything from office to stereo to audio game centre. Being totally blind, I truly care about how things sound. Sadly, as far as laptop designers are concerned, sound is at best an ill-considered afterthought. That may well be fine for many poor souls afflicted …

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Need a whiteboard? Use the back of your laptop with DrawTop!

I frequently use a whiteboard to convey a concept or have a dialogue with a client.  With whiteboads and whiteboard markers it is a good chance that they are not what you want them to be when you show up at someone’s office:  the whiteboard is blurry or stained and there is usually one red …

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Keep Your Laptop Safe with TechSafe

If you use your laptop in public a lot, you’d probably benefit from having a means to secure it against theft.  Griffin offers the universal TechSafe Cable Lock System that uses the laptop’s hinge as the attachment point, so it will work equally well with all laptops.  You slide the patented hardened steel LockBlade through …

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BlueLounge SpaceStation Organizes Your Desk and Cools Your Laptop

The BlueLounge SpaceStation looks simple – that’s it in the front of the picture – but it performs many jobs.  The SpaceStation is wedge-shaped, so resting the back of a laptop on it results in a more comfortable keyboard angle, and it allows air to flow underneath to keep the laptop cool.  The top of the SpaceStation …

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Philips SPA5210B/27 Notebook SoundBar

If your laptop computer suffers from wimpy, weak speakers, check out the Philips SPA5210B/27 Notebook SoundBar.  No frequency range is specified for the SoundBar, but Philips says that it uses a Neodynium magnet system and has a Bass Reflex lower-end enhancement method.  The SoundBar is 11.6″ X 3.7″ X 2″, weighs 0.8 pounds, and comes with a …

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Logitech Comfort Lapdesk

If you like to sit in your comfy chair and surf  the internet with your laptop (watching TV is optional), the Logitech Comfort Lapdesk may make it even more enjoyable.  The Comfort Lapdesk has a soft “air mesh” fabric that is comfortable on your legs, and its heat-shielding design protects your lap – and your laptop – from overheating.  …

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