The thing I hate about using a laptop is that the screen space offered is too small even on the largest notebooks for my taste.If you feel the same way, what you need is a second LCD to hook to your notebook.The Cinq is just that, a small second screen.
The Cinq is 10.1-inches and slips to the side of your notebook. It gets power and video from a single USB port on your Mac or Windows rig. The LCD has a resolution of 1280 x 720 with a contrast ratio of 500:1 and support for 262k colors.
You won’t be gaming with this thing since it has a response time of 16ms, but it is a good way to get more information in front of you at one time. It weighs 15 ounces and will orient the video to portrait or landscape modes. The display is selling now for $249 with free shipping.