A few years ago, I surrendered any right to sneer at Black Friday shoppers; I became one of them.
Yes, there are already 1,001 tablet stands out there, ranging from $5 cardboard easels to aluminum docks that cost nearly $200. But very few existing models work well on the lap. Either they’re fixed at limited, inconvenient viewing angles (e.g. Apple’s Smart Cover), or they’re too narrow to span the gap between your thighs (a la my beloved Satetchi R1). Here are the key features of my proposed alternative: This stand offers a place to rest your keyboard—but […]