The laptop Desk is sooooo 1992, the new trend is all-in-one connectivity. Vantec have redesigned what to place your laptop on, and are calling this thing the Vantec Piano 101. In this case, the picture says a 1000 words... this baby's got speakers, USB, controls, cooling
"The new generation of notebook cooling pad with home media solution, the Piano from Vantec. The Piano combines everything you need for notebook from a thermal cooling solution, a USB Hub to a great sound system. Piano is designed for performance and quality, attractive appearance, and powerful speaker system to fill your room without messy cable and extra devices to occupy the free space you need."