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Why a laptop stand is important for your health?

Updated on June 21, 2012
Logitech Speaker Lapdesk N700 Laptop Stand
Logitech Speaker Lapdesk N700 Laptop Stand

What a Laptop Stand is

A laptop stand is a pretty simple un digets concept: a small furniture piece used to keep a distance between the hot bottom of a laptop and your pretious belongings while working for hours and hours on your homework/office work or just browsing the web and changing statuses in your favorite social media service. What few people know is that a laptop stand is also a key element in keeping you healthy by adjusting the lazy/comfortable position you usually use when working with a mobile computer so that it imitates the classic office position sitting on a chair at a desk.

Importance

That’s what makes laptop stands important: they keep you healthy, free of back and neck pains due to looking down on your laptop’s monitor and wrist pains due to incorrect angle between palms and arms while typing. What makes those problems works is that they don’t appear over night thus being pretty easy to ignore but once you get used to a bad habbit it’s hard to get rid of it.

How to use it

A laptop stand is an easy to use and cheap alternative that can save you a lot of troubles later in your life. Don’t ignore this problem and act now, but be sure to choose a laptop computer stand model suited for the place you’re using most often your laptop: if it’s a desk go for a laptop desk stand, if it’a bed go for a portable stand and if it’s a sofa it might be a good idea to invest in a rolling laptop stand. Certain models of laptop stands are also easy to carry arround so you have no excuse in getting one if you care about your health. Most stands also help with the laptop cooling so it can save you money by decrasing the chance for you laptop to crash and become unsable.

How to build a laptop stand

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