Laptop accessories: Best lap desks to buy
As laptops get more powerful and the cases become more shiny and metal, inevitably, they get hotter. Cool down with these, our pick of the best lap desks to buy right now
Laptops truly are becoming more mobile every year, and they're also becoming more powerful, often negating the need for a personal computer. One drawback of this is the power of these machines often leaves them getting a bit hot under the collar, and if they're anywear near you, getting you a bit warm as well.
Herein enters the lap desk, devices that help cool your laptop with built-in fans or heat-shields to protect your more prized posessions. See our pick of the best below.
Best: For long term use
Best: For pumping up the volume
Best: For staying frosty
Best: For comfort
Best: For ease of use
Best: For tablets
Laptops: source of infertility and genital scalding?
Sheffield University’s Dr Allan Pacey explains the potential risks…
“There have been various reports showing that the testicular temperature of men who sit with laptops on their knees can increase considerably within minutes. Therefore, it has been inferred that excessive laptop use may reduce sperm production or damage the sperm that are produced, which could contribute to infertility. This has not been proven, it’s just an assumption. It is sensible to limit the amount of lap contact, though, if only to protect against burns; in one case a man burnt his penis after using a laptop in his pyjamas.”