The move towards better spec'd laptops, and the very nature of laptop PCs, can cause problems - problems that Port Designs' highly persuasive md Colin Brown says the company's successfully addressing.

We met Colin yesterday on the company's laptop-sized stand at CTS and were impressed by the products on show. These take in rather more than the sensibly-priced (and well-featured) bags for which the company has been known for a dozen years in France - it's original home. A bunch of gadgets were being displayed, each said to resolve a particular issue peculiar to laptops.

The cunningly named CoolFan is a base with
a cooling fan that's powered from a laptop's USB port

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