Must-Have Laptop Accessories List

Must-Have Laptop Accessories List

The right set of accessories can turn a high-quality laptop into a high-performing mobile workstation. Read on for our essential laptop accessories list to optimise productivity, streamline operations, and give your mobile technology a unique degree of usability.

Safety First

Targus Defcon® 3-in-1 Resettable Coiled Combination Lock

Practicality and innovation are as important to your operating system as they are to protecting it. A universal locking solution, with perfectly fitting mounts and an easily resettable custom combination, keeps the safety of your laptop simple. The perfect laptop lock employs a high-quality design with rugged materials and a strong attachment cable to keep it in place until you decide to take it on the road.

Adding a laptop desk lock to your laptop accessories list is as important an addition to your cybersecurity as any malware detectors or anti-virus software, so be sure to find one with solid construction and a proven track record.

Stay Cool

An essential piece of laptop gear meant to offset the heat produced by high-resolution processors and heavy workloads is the portable chill mat. A slim profile, with an energy-efficient and easy-to-use USB power source, a slim mat matches the capabilities of heavy desktop cooling fans without the bulk.

Protect Your Screen

Magnetic privacy screens make the laptop accessories list for a few reasons:

  • These screens also protect from dust, scratches, and fingerprints — keeping your laptop looking like the high-performance machine it is.
  • Made from anti-glare blue light filtering materials, magnetic privacy screens not only protect your computer but also protect your eyes from the strain of a long workday.

Go Wireless

Targus Wireless Optical Mouse

The right mix of laptop gear allows you to have a productive and streamlined workflow anywhere. A wireless mouse with an ergonomic design to lessen wrist strain also features a high-resolution optical sensor to perfectly sync up with your display. When it’s time to pack up and move on, the wireless mouse’s simple plug-and-play USB receiver attaches to the bottom of the mouse for safekeeping.

Stay Connected

The streamlined frame of the modern laptop has done away with connection ports for devices and accessories like SD cards, external drives, and flash drives. However, non-cloud-based data storage and transfers often rely on those external devices. Adding a USB multi-port hub to your laptop accessories list means that you can still enjoy those devices, without losing the slim profile of your modern device.

Building the perfect arsenal of laptop gear can aid in productivity, efficiency, and can ultimately transform the ways in which you work. Shop our full array of laptop accessories at Targus.

About Targus

Thirty-five years and a history of firsts, Targus has been revolutionizing mobile computing accessories for large enterprises and end-users alike — connecting people and technology in meaningful ways. From laptop bags to tablet cases to peripherals and universal docking stations, we persistently conceive, design, and produce innovative, productivity-boosting solutions that make the complex, simple; and help people pursue their passions and live their purpose – at work and in life. We cross categories, regions, industries, and lifestyles with a breadth and depth of products that seamlessly provide you with everything you need to live, dream, and do.

Headquartered in Anaheim, California, Targus has global operations in over 45 offices and distribution in more than 100 countries. Learn more about us at, like or follow us on Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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We debuted the original laptop bag in 1983. Ever since, we’ve spent thousands of hours studying how people work. Focused on quality and expertly designed to meet the needs of the on-the-go professional, the Targus standard is a step above. And a step ahead. Our thoughtful solutions and high-quality products anticipate business needs and help their employees achieve more, faster.

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