The Best Standing-Desk Mat | A standing-desk mat helps you stand longer at your desk by relieving pressure on your heels, back, and feet. The most supportive and comfortable mat we’ve found is the Imprint CumulusPRO. Four Wirecutter editors chose it from among our top picks after considering dozens of models. The CumulusPRO is made of a single, durable piece of 24-by-36-inch polyurethane and won’t release odorous and toxic fumes.
The Best Sticky Notes | After researching 14 popular products and testing six offerings from Highland, Office Depot, Redi-Tag, and 3M, we think that the best basic 3-by-3-inch sticky notes for the money are Highland Notes, which you can typically find for half the price of 3M’s ubiquitous Post-it Notes. Highland Notes stick effectively on a useful range of papers and surfaces, from printed books to loose-leaf paper to computer monitors, and they provide a pleasing surface for writing.
The Best Surge Protector | Surge protectors don’t last forever: Like a light bulb, they need replacing every few years when they burn out. After more than 30 hours of research and 32 hours of testing with an electrical engineer, we’ve decided that our new top pick for the best surge protector is the Tripp Lite TLP1008TEL—not because it’s a better performer, but because it will actually stop working when its protection circuits wear out, as opposed to relying on an easily ignored indicator…
IKEA’s New Standing Desk Is Just What Your Home Office Needs | We’ve seen SO many standing desks popping up all over the place. Going between standing and sitting at work majorly increases productivity and has major health benefits.