The Register spotted that Kensington has introduced a new laptop locking mechanism dubbed ClickSafe.
Dubbed ClickSafe, the system uses the famous "Kensington Slot" - found on almost all portable computers these days - into which you fit a new "anchor unit". The ClickSafe lock simply clips directly onto the anchor, locking as it goes.
That simplicity, the company claimed, will make it darn sight more likely that users will actually lock their machines.
With the lock in place, you need a special key to remove it. Kensington is providing an online key registration and replacement service, and it's possible to get a master key made that will unlock a small group of keys - handy if you manage a group of laptops and you want to give a set of locks to your users.