Intel Develops Tech for ''Pillow Proof'' Laptops

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At IDF this week, Intel engineers revealed that they had come up with a "pillow-proof" technology to eliminate that 10°C difference in temperature that occurs when a laptop is placed on a bed or blanket as opposed to a desk.

Unfortunately for us, Intel didn't want to talk about how it actually fixed the problem – Reg Hardware reports that the guys at IDF declined to discuss it – but aside from helping those of us lucky enough to work from home, it will also contribute towards better notebook designs in general. With the new technology, manufacturers can develop more powerful notebooks that don't require more powerful cooling mechanisms.

Sounds great, Intel. Now spill the beans on how your technology works!

Source: Reg Hardware

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  • husker
    Well, there is only possibility and that is the heat has to be dissipated out the top of the laptop, rather than the traditional ways of blowing air out the back, sides, or bottom. There ya go mystery solved and I'm not even an engineer.
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  • mman74
    Were this Apple, would they suggest that we were sleeping on the wrong kind of pillow covers and bed-sheets? May be plastic ones don't block the air vents so much?
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  • bobusboy
    10*C are you kidding me! my laptop jumps up from 70*C to 100*C on a pillow.
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  • The_Prophecy
    Aww.... they had to go and pic my interest...
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  • nebun
    do you really think that they are going to let this info out? AMD and nVidia would be all over it.
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  • husker
    Well, there is only possibility and that is the heat has to be dissipated out the top of the laptop, rather than the traditional ways of blowing air out the back, sides, or bottom. There ya go mystery solved and I'm not even an engineer.
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