Work Better: Three Things to Look for in a Laptop Stand

From extra height to ergonomic considerations, the right stand can make your workday so much more comfortable.

byLauren Brown West-Rosenthal| PUBLISHED Mar 4, 2020 7:26 PM
Work Better: Three Things to Look for in a Laptop Stand
Your neck and shoulders will thank you. Getty Images

The way you position your laptop can make or break your productivity. A stand can elevate your hardware to eye-level and save your neck and shoulders from the dreaded tech crunch. Here’s how to choose one that’s right for your workspace.

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Never fear an overheated machine again.

As laptops become more powerful and compact, they’re prone to producing excess heat. You’ll know it’s happening when the internal fan starts whirling and working overtime. But a ventilated stand can keep your laptop from overheating and damaging your precious hardware.

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It’s really easy to install, disassemble and reassemble.

Experts say your screen should be at eye level when you’re sitting at your desk. An adjustable laptop stand sets you up for proper alignment while reducing the fatigue that sets in after hours of hunching, no matter how tall you are or what your natural sitting posture is.

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Dual adjustable shafts provide ideal viewing angles.

Sitting too much is bad for your body and your productivity. If you want to switch between standing and sitting an adjustable cart like this one is a great way to do it. A lightweight, portable model makes it easy to take anywhere—conference rooms to collaborate with coworkers, or to the front of a room for a presentation.

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Made from aluminum, which easily absorbs and dissipates heat, cooling your computer faster. Available in three different finishes.
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This model can stretch up more than one foot, making it ideal for workers who like to switch between standing and sitting throughout the day.