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Laptop Lock

classy looking.
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The keylock is located at the front of the laptop, or on the top at the front, depending on the computer's dimensions. It locks the lid and other physical access points into their current position.

Serves the same purpose as briefcase locks.

Available in key and combination lock model variants.

FlyingToaster, Feb 23 2013

nice one here http://www.udel.edu...m/laptop-lock-1.jpg
[xandram, Feb 25 2013]

it seems they make these kind http://www.google.c...DkjLlKdHtu0#imgrc=_
[xandram, Feb 25 2013]

Spyder Laptop Lock http://www.american...ptop-Lock-p134.html
[Klaatu, Feb 26 2013]

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       Y Knot?
Grogster, Feb 23 2013

       I'm not clear on how this is in any way superior to a digital locking system. A mechanical lock can be picked in a minimal amount of time but a digital security system can detect that an attempt has been made on it and lock down or alert an administrator. The only real protection provided is to prevent a stranger from opening your laptop, finding that it is password protected and then, what, spilling their coffee in the keyboard? Because no thief has ever picked a mechanical lock before, or produced a duplicate key.
WcW, Feb 23 2013

       //digital lock// I doubt most laptop thieves care about data; the drive just gets blown away before it goes to the pawn shop or whatever. I also doubt that most petty opportunistic thieves would carry a set of keys around with them, or be schooled in lockpicking: I'm envisioning a decent-sized key & lock, not quite as large as a house key.
FlyingToaster, Feb 24 2013

       thief steals laptop. thief picks lock in privacy.
WcW, Feb 24 2013

       and... so what ? He doesn't have the keys to present to the next owner. And the same could be said for briefcase locks.   

       The purpose of the lock is to look neat.
FlyingToaster, Feb 24 2013

       If it looked all steampunky and had a skeleton key it would be nice.
normzone, Feb 25 2013

       Wrought iron hasps and a big rusty padlock would be better.
pocmloc, Feb 25 2013

       Why not laptop-in-ancient-briefcase. It would have a non-functional rusty lock built in, larger than usual screen, and old typewriter keyboard together with the carriage return and bing.
pashute, Feb 26 2013

       I'm trying to figure out whether you mean the sound or the search engine. Either one is funny.
lurch, Feb 26 2013


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