1) These implements are still needed. They include pens of various colors, letter opener, box cutter, scissors. The crucial piece of gear is the mug decorated by a small child.
2) I always surprise myself at how many pieces of paper need to be stapled.
3) Tea is the most popular beverage in the world. `Nuff said.
4) This attractive wooden base allows me to put my phone on speaker and use both hands to type or drink tea.
5) Yes, for productivity I prefer a desktop computer with a dual monitor setup rather than a fancy laptop or a tablet.