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.

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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