How many USB devices do you need?

Mouse jiggler Some days it seems like there’s an invention for everything. A case in point: The Mouse Jiggler, a USB device that keeps your pointer in motion so your screen saver never kicks in when you wander away from your computer.

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The device is being marketed to computer forensics experts and IT professionals who don’t want a laptop to lock them out with a password-protected screen saver. There must be a lot of people out there who don’t know how to disable password protection on their screen savers! Maybe you need yet another USB gizmo, but wouldn’t it be a whole lot easier to just use the Display control panel? More info

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