Office Gear That's Smarter Than You Are

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A Device-Lover's Support Chair

This pricey chair ($1,000) is meant to improve your seating experience as you use digital devices. The arms of Gesture, which was designed by Steelcase, move up and down automatically to support a user's wrists as she texts on a smartphone or swipes on a tablet. The design and function was based on serious research: A Steelcase global study of 2,000 people in 11 countries found that humans have created nine new postures to accommodate technology like the iPad.