The problem of smoking laps due to hot-running laptops isn't new. All sorts of cooling devices have made their way to the market. Many are fairly large, suspending the laptop above your thighs, sometimes even incorporating fans. There is a simpler way, besides just using your laptop on a desk or table.
The Curb is a $12.99 device from Designed by M that has no moving parts. It's pretty much just a little triangular silicone prop made to keep your laptop up and air circulating between the hot bottom and your tender skin. It has a notch for your power cable to go through.… Read more