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A Low-Tech Solution to a High Tech Problem - Airepad Laptop Cooler

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Airepad LLC recently unveiled a new website for their laptop cooling pad. The Airepad laptop cooling pad is A Low-Tech Solution to a High-Tech Problem. The Airepad provides a lightweight and extremely comfortable shield between your laptop and your legs. It stores easily in your purse or carrying case and weighs only 4 ounces. The laptop cooler is TSA friendly, containing no liquids, jells, or crystals.

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how is this a cooler and not just a portable lapdesk?
 

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how is this not a laptop whoopee cushion?
 
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It can make a laptop hover? And it's hovering over your lap too?
 
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critical design failure:
this would further suffocate the air intake vents under most laptops, since they require a HARD and FLAT surface to elevate itself to provide a few millimeters of space between the vents and surface. the same reason if u place ur laptop over ur bedsheets, it would overheat within minutes. if you don't believe me just try it.
 

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critical design failure:
this would further suffocate the air intake vents under most laptops, since they require a HARD and FLAT surface to elevate itself to provide a few millimeters of space between the vents and surface. the same reason if u place ur laptop over ur bedsheets, it would overheat within minutes. if you don't believe me just try it.
^ my thought as well. it may have a firm top surface we arent aware of, but it seems like a stopgap at best, that might keep the temps lower for the first few minutes only.
 
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i'd rather it be TSA hostile.
 

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Prevent sterility, but doesn't help your laptop as far as I can see.
 

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#10
There optional felt risers you can get for bottom airflow laptops.
It's also not just an airbag. It's filled with memory foam that gives it a firm(er) surface.

This from the site's FAQ ..
Does the Airepad make my laptop run cooler?
The purpose of the cooling pad for laptops is to protect your legs from the heat generated by the laptop. It does not make your laptop run cooler; it makes your legs run cooler.
Using a 3-ring binder would have the same effect and give you little better typing angle for about $2.