The key to laptops is that they go on top of your lap, thus the name. But as they get more powerful, they get hotter, and anyone who’s spent a good deal of time with a MacBook Pro on their thighs will tell you, it’s not fun. Because of this, laptop coolers have become something of a full-fledged product category, with many manufacturers trying many different ways to keep your stems chilled.
While it would be nice if we could go through and list a variety of different models with their pros and cons, we’ve decided against it, mostly because those hotheads over at Crave beat us to the punch. It’s a well put together piece, with a handy graphic for those scoring at home. Their broken down by how hot they are, comfort, and even looks.