THE TOP TEN MUST HAVE LAPTOP ACCESSORIES
LAPTOP BAG OR CASE
The laptop bag is for mobility. You might actually need to carry the computer from one place to another, probably from your office to your home and vice versa. Your first investment should be on the laptop bag because without it you can't go around carrying your laptop in your hands. You'll be exposing yourself and your laptop to different risk and you'll be exposing your laptop to different elements that can be very harmful to it. You won't be spending much on this accessory; in fact you might be spending a maximum of $25 for a mini case.
Some laptops actually come with some software but they might not be enough for some of the operations you'll need to carry out on your laptop. Some laptops might not even come with the right software which might be a problem for the users. It is safer not to assume that you already have everything you'll need on your laptop because you might actually need to download some software and the best way to go about that is to go online.
A GOOD USB MOUSE
This is another accessory you'll be adding to your list which is very essential to your laptop. It can be used in substitute of Eraser nubs and track pads. You will realize that most of the operations will require the use of a USB mouse in order to make your work faster. It is very portable which means you can carry it along with you; it is actually small enough to fit into your laptop bag. But the prices of these bags also vary.
GOOD TELEPHONE CABLE
It is also very important to have a good telephone cable in order to connect with your telephone at any time. You won’t be able to effectively use the cyberspace if you don’t have a means to connect your computer to your phone jack.
It another essential accessory used for storing important files, it’s a form of backup for your files in case your computer is temporarily down. They are usually small but as small as they are they have the capacity of storing large numbers of files. You can also use them to move files from computer to another.
BLANK CD-R DISCS
The empty CDs are important for presentations. There you can burn in all your presentations. The ideal thing to use is materials recommended for cleaning computer, it might be a disposable cleaning cloth specifically meant for it.
Security device for Laptop differs in shapes and sizes. most laptops have a security dock that enables you to fasten your computer to immobile object using the cable, it is similar to locking your bicycle outside the grocery store.
Apart from carrying out some work operations from the office, you might actually want to watch some movies or listen to music on your leisure time. But you don't want to disturb other people who are not interested in whatever music or movie you're watching or listening to which is where the headset comes in. Using this will make the movie be for you alone without involving other uninterested passersby.
ONE-USE CLEANSING CLOTHS
This is a soft cloth for cleaning the computer. As you continuously use your laptop it is bound to get dusty and smudgy. Do not make the mistake of using towels or spray cleaners to clean your laptop. You know why? You might be causing an irreversible damage to your laptop especially the computer screen.
An ETHERNET CABLE
Sometimes your Ethernet port won't be of much use to you especially when you're in another country or in your hotel room. So in order not to become stranded or frustrated it is always good for you to have your own Ethernet cable.