iPad and Android tablets can easily be used as second screens on your desk, either connected to your laptop or as independent drones, simply offering a handy screen for incoming emails while you use your main screen for ‘proper’ work, or anything away from email or Facebook at least. Importantly, BBC iPlayer means your tablet is a sneaky way of watching the Olympics at the home (or work) office. The Maroo Kaimata stand is a clever solution that gives you tablet viewing at any angle. Yes, it’s simple but it’s genuinely useful. If you consider your tablet as a fun gadget, this stand suddenly makes it a workplace essential – once you’ve tried two screens, you rarely go back.
Simply slot a tablet into the Maroo Kaimata and you can use your tablet like a TV or a proof-reading second screen for work via a simple app such as DisplayLink for iPad which works with all PCs. There’s many Android tablet app equivalents though Apple charge iPad owners when linking with a Mac computer.
The base of the unit is large enough to hold keys, USB sticks and coins – it’s our new must-have desk toy. The Maroo Kaimata is available now via Amazon for £39.99.
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