6 Ways to Use Multiple Displays With Your Laptop

Dual monitors improve productivity, but it can be hard to get laptops to use multiple displays. It's not impossible, though. Check out these six tips for connecting laptops to external monitors.

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The productivity gains of using more than one display at work are well-established and generally accepted. The additional display real estate helps reduce clutter and makes it easier to find the correct application window. While deploying more than one display is straightforward for desktop machines—just plug in additional graphic cards—if you're working on a laptop you have far fewer options.

Here we highlight six ways to use multiple displays with a laptop, including a couple of portable solutions suited to traveling executives and alternatives for employees working from a laptop-based workstation.

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