05 Oct 2010

“Toasted Skin Syndrome”

I kid you not. This is an actual skin condition. One of the worst parts about my laptop is that it gets hot. The heat beneath my typing wrists is not a soothing feeling; it is kind of an uncomfortable sensation. I don’t even know if I would call it that. Even though we call it a laptop, they aren’t meant for your lap. In fact, that could cause it to overheat even more. Today, I found out that if you are someone who always rests your laptop on your lap, you could develop “Toasted Skin Syndrome” cause by long-term heat exposure.

In a recent case, a twelve-year old suffered burns after he played computer games consistently for a few hours every day for several months.

To read more about this heart wrenching story, click here.

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