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Guest Post: The Best Computer Accessories for a Home Computer

When one buys a computer one often doesn’t take into consideration the fact that you will need other devises for your computer. When you buy a computer you just get the basics, sometimes in order to make the computer fit into your life you’ll need to make a few extra purchases of computer accessories from Dell.

Some computer accessories that you might consider are:

  • Speakers
  • A carry case
  • Mouse
  • Stand
  • Heat Shield
  • An extra battery
  • Earphones

These things will make it easier for you to use your laptop at its most optimum level. Let’s go over the reasons for these purchases one at a time.

If you are going to use your laptop for entertainment purposes, you should get some speakers. The speakers that come on the laptop are frequently inadequate for listening to music or videos.

You’ll need a carry case for a laptop even if you don’t frequently travel with your computer. If you can put it away after every use, you’ll decrease the amount dust and decrease the opportunities for damage to your computers.

The track pad on a computer is effective; however, they’re not as easy to use as a traditional mouse. You can get a wireless mouse for just a few dollars. They usually have a small USB that fits into the port of your computer, and then it works just like any other mouse. This is convenient especially for those who work on their laptops.

If you spend most of the time on your laptop with it on your lap, you’ll need a heat shield. Although laptops don’t get extremely hot, it can get uncomfortable after a long time.

You may want to purchase an extra battery. Laptop batteries these days can last for a very long time, however, if you’re planning on travel, an extra battery can keep you working even on long trips.

Earphones are a must in my opinion. I can’t tell you how often I’ve had to work away from home and had problems focusing because of the conversations of people around me or because of other things that are happening. Even at home, if I’m listening to music, it’s easier to ignore the phone. So if you’re planning on using the computer for work, I suggest getting a set of earphones.

Laptops are great for those who are working from home, or even if you are using it as a personal computer. There are some things that will make it easier for you to enjoy your laptop.

When you go to the store, do some research, ask for advice; let them know what you’re looking for and what you’re going to lose your laptop for. An associate will be able to tell you what you need to know about which accessories you’re going to need.

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Mark is a foodie in training, photographer, Starbucks addict, runner, cyclist, and single parent living outside of Toronto, Ontario. Living with Crohn’s Disease and Diabetes, life for this Transportation Planner and RPP can be an interesting mix.

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