Don't-Miss Computer accessory Stories
You don't have to spend a lot to get great headphones. We tested six full-size models that each cost less than $100 (one of them significantly less), and we came away impressed by what you can get.
Adam's F5 is a powered, near-field monitor small enough for a medium-sized desk. When properly positioned, you'd be hard pressed to find a better sounding speaker for the price.
The speakers and headphones you've spent hard-earned money on don't sound as good as they could, because your computer's audio hardware is likely mediocre. These compact accessories are easy audio upgrades.
Designed for Apple iMacs or Apple displays, this kit lets you sit or stand at your desk, but it comes with a case of the jiggles.
Tired of crawling on the floor every time you need to plug or unplug a device? Tripp-Lite has a better idea.
Ditch the tangled mess and go wireless with cool new peripherals that sport a dongle rather than a wire.
Does anyone need a 17-button mouse? Razer thinks so, and I’m inclined to agree.
Wacom's smallest and most-affordable Cintiq has many charms going for it—but it's held back by its lack of Multi-Touch capability.
Logitech's UE 4000 and UE 6000 use different designs: The UE 4000 is an on-ear headphone, while the UE 6000 is an over-ear, noise-canceling model. But they're otherwise similar, with very good midrange and treble that can be obscured by too much bass.
The Focal Upright Locus Workstation is a complete standing, height adjustable ergonomic workstation whose functionality is matched only by its sleek design.
Mechanical keyboards are just better. They last longer, type better, and give a more satisfying typing experience—but they're loud. Das Keyboard decided enough was enough and released the Professional Model S Quiet, a mechanical keyboard that isn't hell on the ears.
Go wide—really, really wide. Like 2560 by 1080 pixels and 21:9 aspect ratio. These huge displays will change the way you work.
If you're in the market for a high-quality, large display, the Dell Ultrasharp U3014 is definitely worth considering.
We lay our hands on three 23-inch, 10-point multitouch displays from Acer, LG, and ViewSonic.
Lex Friedman uses a treadmill desk, and jumped—or at least walked briskly—at the chance to review a Bluetooth-enabled model from LifeSpan. Though it works, it's not incredible, he says.