Hi all, Due to the kindness of a SMUG member I now have a fine external monitor for my MacBook Pro but soon found that if I attempt to use it for anything more than playing a DVD (and even then …) the space and open screen get in the way and it’s unworkable if trying to use it for actual work, on our small tables and desks at least. Apple’s solution to this is “Clamshell Mode” whereby the MacBook continues running even with the lid closed provided that a monitor, keyboard, mouse AND mains were connected prior to closing the lid. The MacBook needs turning on its side which is tidy, but how?
There are stands for this purpose on online from many manufacturers from about £14 to almost £180! However, I thought I’d risk a cheap alternative suggested on the web and thought I’d share it with fellow SMUGgers as you can see in the photo below. It’s an IKEA napkin holder and it works a treat. 🙂 The cost is £1.50 + about £3 P&P and you can find it here: http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/tableware/napkins-napkinholders/greja-napkin-holder-black-art-50342850/ So, if you’re in the market … Regards, Stephen Do not look to results; do what is right and leave it. — Sri Ramana Maharshi -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Sussex Mac User Group" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to smug+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send an email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/smug. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.