When you’re considering buying an adjustable height computer desk, think about the purpose of the desk before you plonk down your hard earned money. If you just need an adjustable desk to accommodate the different members of your family, then a simple adjustable desk should do fine. However, if you are specifically looking for a desk that you can use while standing, then you need to make that clear to the store clerk before you buy. While both desks are adjustable, one is designed specifically for standing while the other is designed for slight adjustability for more leg clearance.
Adjustable height computer desk:
Adjustable height computer desk pictured: Safco Muv 35-Inch Workstation Adjustable Height, medium oak.
When your child is old enough to begin doing homework and school projects on their own, that’s when it may be time to move their work area from the kitchen or dining room table to their own bedroom where there’s less distraction. A computer desk, if they don’t have one already, is a welcome addition to any child’s room as they can customize their work and study area to suit their individual needs.
Kids pink computer desk:
Kids pink computer desk pictured: Legare 36-Inch Kids Desk and Hutch, Pink/White
No matter what laptop you buy or how much you have paid, chances are the stereo speakers built into the case will be ok for skyping or listening to news programs, but if you want to enjoy a movie, CD or your collection of tunes, the speakers just won’t cut it. USB powered computer speakers can turn a tinny, no bass sounding audio or video file into a much more palatable audio experience. Keep in mind however, that you still won’t get booming bass and rich tones coming from a small set of speakers, but it will sound a whole lot better than what you hear with just the built-in speakers.
USB Powered Computer Speakers:
USB Powered Computer Speakers pictured: Philips SPA2210/27 Notebook USB Speakers
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If you’re constantly on the computer, and your table or computer desk is not high enough, you may have experienced some sort of neck strain from looking down at the monitor. A solution to this is to invest a few dollars in a computer monitor riser. A monitor riser can help reduce eye and neck strain by raising your computer monitor to eye level without the hassle of having to raise the height of your desk. A computer monitor riser works great with laptops as well.
Computer monitor riser:
Computer monitor riser pictured: Rolodex 82445 Distinctions Monitor Stand, Rich Cherry Wood/Black Metal
Another advantage of a riser is that it gives you extra storage space instantly. The space below the monitor can be used for storing paper, pens or other office supplies.
When looking for an executive computer office desk, one needs to remember that while such a desk can be used to great effect in an executives office, the actual desk is simply a pedestal desk that features a platform with storage and/or filing drawers on each side along with a sliding keyboard and mouse tray for maximum space on the desk top.
Executive computer office desk:
Executive computer office desk pictured: Sauder Office Port Executive Desk in Dark Alder