Mac laptops can get hot, and one of the biggest liabilities of laptop computing is a burned-out lap. The Chill Mat for Mac, as its name implies, sits directly on your lap while your furnace of a laptop sits on top of it. Inside the Chill Mat sit two quiet USB-powered fans that keep your laptop cool.

In this Macworld Video, Jackie Dove takes a close look at the Chill Mat. She’ll take a look at the product design, how to set it up, and how it works.


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Read Jackie’s complete review of the Chill Mat. It always keeps your lap cool; more to the point, you can use your laptop safely on your lap.

You can also visit the Chill Mat product page for more information.

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