Having a laptop stand (preferably one with a cooling system in-built) will not only save your laptop from wear and tear but will also enable you to sit at an angle which is ergonomically supportive. No more RSI injuries or painful bad backs...You can read the article, "10 bits of tech to get for the back-to-school student", which corresponds to this gallery.
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