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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

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Has anyone got one of these? I was searching the web for cases and came across this. It looks great. What are your views..?

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It works great! as you know the MB gets really hot and whenever i wanted to use the computer lying on my bed i had that problem getting the MB hot and tried using a lot of stuff to put under the MB but none of them worked as find as the iLap does. Best choice for working on your lap or desk. I highly recommend it

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Oh well that review sound promising thanks!! I also noticed tht as you have the cusion at the front you can rest your wrists on that (???) rather than the wretched sharp edge of the MB!!! Apple please do something about this!! Has anyone had any bad experiences if not i might have to get one... or two!!

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I picked one up when CompUSA closed up shop in Washington, and I think it's great for when you are kicking back on the sofa. I have the first-gen MBP and after about twenty minutes of use, I could remove the MBP from my blistering legs, and my skin would still be hot enough to fry an egg. The iLap keeps the heat away, and the wrist padding is quite comfortable (although I've also added a Marware wrist protector which you might want to consider for lessening the sharp edges of your machine, to say nothing about keeping it in prime condition).
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Well form the two very convincing replies its a deffo!! Btw: does it help at all with reducing the heat of the laptop or just help with the fact it reduces the heat that touches you cuz its on alluminium??
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I don't really think it helps reduce the heat. Just keeps the heat away from your body. Now if you're use to sitting your Mac on carpet or on the bed, then it probably does help reduce the heat since it will keep the vent clear of obstructions.

I'll try takin a couple of pictures of mine and post back in a couple.

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I don't really think it helps reduce the heat. Just keeps the heat away from your body. Now if you're use to sitting your Mac on carpet or on the bed, then it probably does help reduce the heat since it will keep the vent clear of obstructions.

I'll try takin a couple of pictures of mine and post back in a couple.
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Ok, got one by itself, from the side, taking the front pad off if you want, another showing it sitting at an angle - I move around a lot, especially if i'm lounging in the bed with it. Between the feet on the iLap and the feet on the Spec case, you can literally hold it at a 30-40 degree angle and shake it and the laptop doesn't budge from it's spot.

Another with me using it in my favorite position (in my recliner) - you'll notice it's not really a wrist rest (more of a forearm rest) because the keyboard is set so far back from the front edge of the computer, but is still nice to have.

The biggest drawback - the material used for both the wrist rest and the bottom rest is a lint catcher.

(you'll also notice i didn't take time to clean the fingerprints off it.)
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Thankyou very much for those pictures I am very gratefull. it looks so nice!! Deffo gonna buy one. Sorry if this sounds like a very stupid thing to say but what do you meen bi: the material used for both the wrist rest and the bottom rest is a lint catcher. I don't totally understand sorry. Thnakyou once again

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You've had some dark colored clothes that every piece of lint or hair that comes into contact with 'em just seems to cling to it? Well, that's it.

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Oh right thanks i understand now!! Thnakyou very much for our help
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Anyone else have one of these? I am getting mine soon!!!
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I do. It's a nice product I would suggest!

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I've got one as well, it's wonderful. Couldn't agree less about the lint-magnet wrist pad.
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Even tho after all the positive responses im not sure its worth 340, il giv it a miss
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