Twelve South adds a collapsible, portable MacBook stand – TechCrunch

That is the kind of factor I positively would have been throughout once I nonetheless traveled a bunch for work. Twelve South has lengthy been the go-to for MacBook stands and the like, and right now the corporate launched a intelligent addition to the household: the collapsible/transportable Curve Flex. The stand collapses absolutely flat so you may take it on-the-go, and extends to lift the laptop computer as much as 22 inches, positioning the keyboard at a 45-degree angle.

Considerably paradoxically, I’ve develop into a fan of stands after I ended touring as a manner to make use of notebooks as a type of second display at dwelling. The Curve Flex’s adjustable peak makes it attainable to place at an identical eye stage as your fundamental display. That, coupled with macOS additions like Stage Supervisor and Sidecar, provide a extra seamless cross-device integration.

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The largest sticking level is just about the identical with all Twelve South merchandise: worth. The accent runs $70. You may completely discover cheaper stands on the market — although Twelve South’s stuff is all the time pretty premium. You could possibly do a lot worse rolling the cube over at Amazon.

Moft has all the time been an fascinating various. The corporate’s laptop computer stand is lower than half the worth — and extra transportable. I rocked one for some time, although the semi-permanent attachment is a blended bag, and the adhesive generally is a actual ache in case your system tends to overheat. The corporate additionally gives the $70 Laptop computer Desk, which doubles as a type of collapsible standing desk which may be price a glance.

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For what it’s price, Twelve South’s $70 additionally will get you a neoprene journey sleeve, should you actually wish to carry your collapsible laptop computer stand round in fashion. I don’t actually journey like I used to, however I’m completely keen to be that man on the native espresso store today.

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