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A laptop riser. It's great. What was the last useful thing that work bought you?
the most useful thing they've got me is a monitor to go with the laptop display. so that if I'm copying something from one document into another I can have one on display on the other monitor and don't have to continually alt+tab. also handy for cricinfo.
This means both screens are the same height. Woohoo.
you have to stand directly behind me to see my screen.
though with opera browser + b/w + no images, DiS looks more like work than my actual work does.
without getting an administrator to log in :(
from switching the computer into hibernate mode rather than just leaving it on.
but i want an office rear view mirror. :D
Front: Widescreen laptop (landscape screen)
Right: Widescreen monitor (portrait screen)
My desk looks like tetris!
Otherwise it's better it's also landscape.
Creating a background image that runs over two monitors FTW!
and add encryption. This one to be precise (I think):
To be fair to them, we do use highly specialist kit in the umbrella design industry.
Ours were in the IT dept for about 4 weeks.
Then I STILL had to install most of the software. They spend ages making mirrors of the hard drive and just fannying about.
they've nearly run out though :(
Uhm... a letter opener. And a stamp that says "I HAVE READ YOUR THING".
I didn't ask for either.
Oh, and last friday they bought me a portion of chips, just as I was about to start a thread complaining about the poor standard of my lunch that day.
Fucking pervert basterd.
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And with dodgy brand stuff on the other side.
Work bought me my new macbook.......I guess that was pretty useful!