Feeds

Wave goodbye to sweaty 'laptop thighs'

A laptop carry case that's also a fan, sort of

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

Heat generated by laptops can be quite welcome if you’re working with one on your laptop in a cold room. But if you’d rather save your legs from any dissipated heat then there’s now a carry case that claims to do just that.

Lapguard

LapGard: a solution for sweaty on-the-go workers?

The LapGard’s manufacturer claims its carry case-cum-heat dissipater is made of a special material that’s resistant to heat. Inside the case is an adjustable elevation bar, which your laptop sits on top of to allow airflow around the bottom of the laptop, therefore allowing it to more easily reach hotspots like the processor.

In addition, the company also claims that LapGard has a “multi-core construction” consisting of three unnamed special layers that prevent the flow of electromagnetic waves, heat and radiation to the legs.

Neither problems are something Register Hardware had ever worried about greatly before, but if the case’s properties are true then it could be a welcome relief to anyone prone to laptop-induced sweaty thighs.

The LapGard is available online from Amps and comes in four sizes, ranging from 12in laptops to 15in models. It’s priced at £20 ($40/€32).

Website security in corporate America

More from The Register

next story
Bono: Apple will sort out monetising music where the labels failed
Remastered so hard it would be difficult or impossible to master it again
Oi, Tim Cook. Apple Watch. I DARE you to tell me, IN PERSON, that it's secure
State attorney demands Apple CEO bows the knee to him
4K-ing excellent TV is on its way ... in its own sweet time, natch
For decades Hollywood actually binned its 4K files. Doh!
Your chance to WIN the WORLD'S ONLY HANDHELD ZX SPECTRUM
Reg staff not allowed to enter, god dammit
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Monitors monitor's monitoring finds touch screens have 0.4% market share
Not four. Point four. Count yer booty again, Microsoft
Getting to the BOTTOM of the great office seating debate
Belay that toil, me hearty, and park your scurvy backside
prev story

Whitepapers

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops
Balancing user privacy and privileged access, in accordance with compliance frameworks and legislation. Evaluating any potential remote control choice.
WIN a very cool portable ZX Spectrum
Win a one-off portable Spectrum built by legendary hardware hacker Ben Heck
Intelligent flash storage arrays
Tegile Intelligent Storage Arrays with IntelliFlash helps IT boost storage utilization and effciency while delivering unmatched storage savings and performance.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Beginner's guide to SSL certificates
De-mystify the technology involved and give you the information you need to make the best decision when considering your online security options.