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SmartFit Laptop Risers are fine accessories if your Mac laptop doubles as a desktop

Kensington’s SmartFit Laptop Risers can help improve user productivity and comfort levels for users of MacBook Pros, 12-inch MacBooks, or MacBook Airs who often use the laptops as “desktops.” 

The $59.99 SmartFit Laptop Riser and $99.99 SmartFit Laptop Riser with Wireless Phone Charging Pad allow you to find your personal laptop height setting for optimal comfort to reduce neck and back strain while working. And the Riser with Wireless Phone Charging Pad simplifies the process of charging a smart phone by eliminating the need for any cable.

Every SmartFit product includes a hand chart in the box so help you find the correct SmartFit setting. Both risers are Zero Footprint enabled, so you can mount a compatible Kensington universal dock underneath the laptop platform, keeping your desk less cluttered. Both also offer cable management; special slots under the platform can be used to route laptop cords and accessory cables to help reduce clutter.

With the Risers, any laptop up to 15.6 inches is cradled in stability on the platform due to non-slip pads. And both provide a Kensington Security Slot, so you can add a ClickSafe or MicroSaver lock to either the right or left leg of the stand to lock it down and keep safe from theft

The Laptop Riser with Qi Wireless Phone Charging Pad allows you to juice up Qi-enabled smartphones with a dedicated wireless charging pad that’s always on. You simply set a compatible smartphone on the pad and may continue working while the phone’s battery recharges.

If you use your laptop as, well, a laptop the Kensington Risers won’t be of any benefit to you. But if they double as a desktop replacement, the accessories are worth checking out.

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Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.