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  • WRITTEN BY Jorge Rojas POSTED ON August 20,2014

A laptop is basically a portable light-weight computer, which you can carry with you wherever you go. However, when you buy a laptop, it won’t always come with all the accessories which you are used to using on your traditional computer. So we have made a list of some of the must-have accessories for your laptop which you can purchase and connect to your laptop. Some major laptop manufacturers may also offer you these gadgets and accessories as a package deal, along with the purchase of your laptop. In case you do not find any such deals or offers, here are at least five accessories which you can buy separately and use along with your laptop.

1.Laptop Charger:

A laptop charger is an essential accessory to your laptop. The laptops manufactured nowadays usually give you a battery life for around eight hours. However, in case some urgent work comes up, you might need to use it for a longer time. Therefore, make sure that you keep a laptop charger close at hand, so as soon as your charge runs low, you can immediately power it up and continue working.

2.External Hard Disk:

If you are using your laptop for official work, then your laptops’ hard disk is bound to be stuffed with work related documents. And if you haven’t hired some data services from any IT service agency, you will have to purchase an external hard disk to store your files. An external hard disk is easy to install and use, and it will keep all your important files safe. You can even keep a duplicate copy of all your files on this external hard disk drive.

3.USB Mouse:

Laptops always come with a touch pad which you can use to select files. Some people might be comfortable with this feature, but others prefer the standard mouse. If you are one of those people, then you need to purchase a USB mouse which can be attached to the USB port of your laptop and used. All USB mouse’s have a long rated lifespan and do not require any special hardware services for their maintenance.

4.Headphones with Mic:

Another essential piece of hardware for your laptop, is a headphone set which gives you quality sound output. And if you have international clients with whom you need to interact with online, make sure you get a headset with a mic attached to it. So now you can interact with your clients at any time with this handy gadget.


In case you have some free time, you can watch some movies or listen to your favorite music on your laptop itself. However, your built-in laptop speakers might not give the quality of sound that you desire. Therefore, you will need to procure some high-tech speakers that will give you the finest quality of audio output.

Since most of the above gadgets and accessories are hardware items, you may need to avail of some technical assistance from certain hardware services professionals. If you service these gadgets regularly, you will not need to replace them for years to come.

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