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Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« on: December 22, 2009, 09:32:49 AM »
Some positions to avoid...


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The great thing about laptops and netbooks: You can use them anywhere. The downside: If you spend a lot of time in the wrong position, you're in for a world of RSI pain.

The illustration above—from weblog Core77's netbook case study—highlights ten common usage positions and the pain points you're asking for down the road with each. (No one wants glowing red joints!) Interestingly, the most comfortable position, according to the study, is position #2 above: lying down with the device slightly elevated on the user's thigh with bent knees.

Gizmodo's Brian Lam attests to the comfort of the lay-down position, having been bed-ridden for months after a motorcycle accident several years back. Now if only you could convince your boss that working from bed is a good idea.

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Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« on: December 22, 2009, 09:32:49 AM »

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Re: Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2009, 02:24:36 PM »
iam struggling to think of a position that isnt harmfull.. lol

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Re: Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2009, 03:26:46 PM »
Well then I can't use mine, because I seldom use it lying down as illustrated in #2

I think this is only an issue if you use it in one of those positions for several hours at a time per day...every day.
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Re: Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2009, 04:09:25 PM »
... bird kinda bess doh...

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Re: Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2009, 04:52:31 PM »
lol @ kinda bess, the cartoon chick??

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Re: Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2009, 05:15:04 PM »
This is a different kinna thirst oui. Men scoping the faceless drawing girl.

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Re: Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2009, 05:32:16 PM »
I want to know.....see me checking the link to see if it had any real chick on there.

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Re: Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2009, 08:37:22 PM »
buh who does watch face?
you see dah skyuurt?

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Re: Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2009, 08:56:17 PM »


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Re: Common Laptop/Netbook Positions to Avoid
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2009, 08:57:48 PM »
Doesnt he mean 'hit' it?

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