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For your laptop/screen setup, if that's all you can have, I'd raise the laptop (stack of books works well) so the top is in-line with the top of your main screen. Put it to the left (or right, whichever feels best) and have your big screen central.
Your neck will thank you in the long-run.
As others have said - get a USB keyboard and mouse (Â£10 online).
Windows taskbar sits at the top of the middle screen, as it feels most natural to me... (given I have no choice of OS at work).
Finally on the right, php.net or Delphi's awesome help files, or even some reference material from stackoverflow (WIN). Slashdot sits in a tab at the back there.
Most importantly, with 3 screens I've never felt I don't have enough space. My brain can only handle 2 things at once (i.e. code and code output, or stackoverflow and code, or code output and the email I'm copying it into, etc)
I like having them big enough for my poor eye sight, reasonably low brightness setting (with high contrast). Different white balance annoys me, but that's a personal thing purely.
Finally, they have to be high enough. I'm tall, and I sit upon a gym ball to try and enforce my naturally awful posture. Having the screens a little higher than recommended relieves my neck pain hugely. (Someone will no doubt tell me I'm wrong here! I personally find it works well, judging by how well I sleep at late.)
A non-distracting wallpaper (solid colour) or a good MacOSX shipped offering and no icons (no, not one!)
I've met several good programmers who swear 2 is enough, I've secretly sourced and subtly (like a ninja) installed a 3rd screen for them, they didn't even notice for the first few hours. They've all eventually converted.
It's not about *using* all three, it's about having the room to spread work out, without having to context switch yourself between stacks of windows. Well, at least it is for me.
Where's my in the last year gone?!
I may be wrong, as the OP didn't mention budget!
However looking at their site, I'm guessing they're desperate to keep costs to an absolute minimum - correct me if I'm wrong (please), I think the S3 would be potentially quite expensive?
I *think* the OP is looking for crowd-source solutions, i.e. a way for people to run mirrors themselves whilst maintaining integrity and copyright(s).