It's half speaker, half cushion and 100 percent useful. Philips' recently unveiled CushionSpeaker laptop stand is designed for the bedridden among us, combining a soft laptop stand with a built-in speaker for amplifying those lap-based movie sessions. Of course, this thing probably won't do much for heat dispersion, but for those also looking for a personal heater, this thing just might be magical. The integrated speaker connects to one's laptop via USB, which just might put off netbook owners struggling to get by with just a couple of those very sockets. There's no mention of a US price and release date, but whatever it is, you know you'll pay it. The cutest video introduction you ever did see is waiting just past the break. [Warning: PDF read link]
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