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EDN – December 14, 2007 – “CAP-XX Named in EDN Hot 100 Products of 2007


PodSqod – December 12, 2007 - Holiday Product Roundup Podcast
“For the price, portability and ease of travel, this one’s [Laptop Desk] a keeper."

Electronic Products – December 8, 2007 – editor talks to CAP-XX at AES convention.Video
“Supercapacitors for mobile audio apps.”

Mac|Life magazine – December 8, 2007 – Laptop Desk Futura review

“Your Mac notebook is hotter than a Las Vegas lap dance. The Futura not only protects your goods from the heat, it also doubles as a notebook desk stand.” Podcast – December 4, 2007 – The Tech Guy – Leo Laporte covers LapWorks’ Futura Podcast

Podcast: The Daily GizWiz: "I really like it."

New York Times – October 4, 2007
  • "Improvements on the Lap"
  • Website traffic doubled that day.

Government Technology – November 8, 2007 – “Mobile desk”

“…[LapWorks’] Futura portable desk…provides an ergonomic workspace across the lap and folds into a wedge-shaped stand for use at a desk.”

Ars Technica – October 16, 2007 – “Hands on with the Futura Laptop Desk

“…the Futura lapdesk is such a neat little product.”

Computerworld – October 11, 2007 – “A solution to the mobile power problem.

"Supercapacitors will soon become an important - if not critical - element in mobile computing products…maximizing battery life and allowing smaller batteries.”

New York Times – October 4, 2007 – “Improvements on the Lap

“The [LapWorks] Futura laptop desk has ventilation slats for cooling and a rubberized surface to keep the computer from sliding.”
Results: Website traffic doubled that day.

Computer Times – September 2007 – Editor’s Choice Accessory; Aluminum Desktop Stand

CrunchGear – August 13, 2007 – “LapWorks Laptop Desk 2.0 Review

“…adds stability and just enough protection to keep me from becoming sterile from the more-than-generous heat output of my 15-inch PowerBook G4.”

LAPTOP – August 11, 2007 – “Keep your lap cool & your posture correct with this handy device

“…can't go wrong with the Laptop Desk Futura.”

PCSTATS – August 10, 2007 – “LapWorks Futura Laptop Stand and Desktop Stand Review

“Not only does the stand look eye catching with its futuristic design, it performed quite well also.”

San Jose Mercury News – August 6, 2007 – Aluminum Desktop Stand review

“We've seen few stands as flexible and portable as the LapWorks Aluminum Stand.”

Gearlog (PC Mag blog) – August 3, 2007 – “Hands on with the LapWorks Laptop Desk Futura"

“…it's a cool laptop stand if you want something sturdy and stationary. And it's rather cool looking too.”

Houston Chronicle – July 30, 2007 – “Dr. Mac…neat products for your computer

“I've grown quite fond of using LapWorks’ Laptop Desk Futura whenever I use my laptop.”

PC World – July 24, 2007 – “Save Your Lap from Your Laptop

“…laptop stands…are generally designed to work on your lap or on a desk. LapWorks' $29 Laptop Desk Futura, however, ably handles both.”

ZDNet – July 23, 2007 – Berlind’s Testbed on LapWorks’ Futura Laptop Desks Video:

“Having had my thighs fried to a crisp many times by many a notebook, the Laptop Desk was a gift from heaven.”

O’Grady’s – July 20, 2007 – Review: Futura Laptop Desk

“My favorite feature in the Futura stand, hands down, is the weight and slim profile.”

New York Times – July 12, 2007 – “A Lap Topper That Protects Your Lap from Your Laptop”

“The Futura has a trick up its sleeve. When it returns home, a flap turns it into a wedge for propping up the keyboard and raising the screen to eye level.”

Gizmodo – July 10, 2007 – “Dual-Action Futura is Like a Friendly Bear Trap for Your Lap

“That's why I'm digging this LapWorks Laptop Desk Futura.” – July 9, 2007 – LapWorks Aluminum Desktop Stand Review Rated 8.5 of 10.

“We've seen few stands as flexible and portable...”

Electronique International France - June 28, 2007 - "Le supercondensateur donne du peps au GSM"

WIRED Blog Network – June 13, 2007 – “Parts Maker Promises iPod-Quality Audio for Phones

“CAP-XX says its ‘BriteSound’ capacitor can deliver the quick jolts of extra electricity a system needs to deliver pumpin' bass at decent volume.” – June 10, 2007 – “LapWorks Aluminum Desktop Stand Review

“[It] has so many functions in such a small package that it is hard to go without one once you grow accustomed to it.” – May 11, 2007 – “The LapWorks Aluminum Desktop Stand

“…ingeniously designed bit metal origami that may just be the best designed laptop desk that I have ever reviewed.”

jkOnTheRun – May 11, 2007 – “LapWorks Aluminum Desktop Stand loves my MacBook Pro

“…I highly recommend it.”

Scripps Howard News Service – May 7, 2007 – Aluminum Desktop Stand review.

“…I soon found it was not only ergonomically better but made lots of sense, too.”

Mac Observer – May 2, 2007 – “Keep Your Laptop Cool: LapWorks Aluminum Desktop Stand

“…it is a doozy.”

Gearlog (PC Mag blog) – April 10, 2007 – “Hands on with the Aluminum Desktop Stand

“Not only did I find it convenient for everyday work on my laptop, but it was much more comfortable to watch movies on the screen.”

Gannett News Service/Florida Today – April 5, 2007 – “Stand puts your laptop in its place

“An adjustable Aluminum Desktop Stand from LapWorks can increase your comfort level while using a laptop on a desk.” - Mobile Office Technology – April 4, 2007 – Aluminum Desktop Stand for Laptops

“…a laptop stand for your desk that you can also travel easily with.”

Digital Trends – April 3, 2007 – Stand Firm with LapWorks

“Using a notebook as a ‘desktop replacement’ puts the screen at the wrong height, and the darn things tend to overheat. Solve both problems with a Aluminum Desktop Stand.”

iPodObserver – March 21, 2007 – Review: Boostaroo Revolution.

“…a kick-ass amplifier”

The Inquirer – March 1, 2007 – “Briteflash looks more than just flash in pan

“Ahead of celebrating the fact it's up for a major innovation award from EDN, capacitor specialist CAP-XX has posted proof of its mobile Flash capabilities...”

Results: Bloggers worldwide linked extensively to this article.

ZDNet – February 5, 2007 – “LapWorks: For when big, bulky, and ugly simply won’t do

“…looking for the right product? One that's super lightweight and that you can usually find room for in your shoulder bag? A long time ago I discovered …the Laptop Desk.”