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#127577 - 22/11/2002 14:51 Laptop safety
robricc
carpal tunnel

Registered: 30/10/2000
Posts: 4916
Loc: Orange County, NY USA
This should make you think twice before using your laptop again.
http://abcnews.go.com/wire/SciTech/reuters20021122_183.html
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#127578 - 22/11/2002 14:57 Re: Laptop safety [Re: robricc]
genixia
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/02/2002
Posts: 3411
HTF do you not notice something like that??
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#127579 - 22/11/2002 15:13 Re: Laptop safety [Re: genixia]
robricc
carpal tunnel

Registered: 30/10/2000
Posts: 4916
Loc: Orange County, NY USA
Yeah. Even if you had no feeling down there, I would imagine you might smell something.
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#127580 - 22/11/2002 17:17 Re: Laptop safety [Re: robricc]
muzza
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 21/07/1999
Posts: 1765
Loc: Brisbane, Queensland, Australi...
I can't work out the logistics on this. Where's the processor when you sit the thing in your lap?
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#127581 - 22/11/2002 17:56 Re: Laptop safety [Re: muzza]
robricc
carpal tunnel

Registered: 30/10/2000
Posts: 4916
Loc: Orange County, NY USA
I was thinking that too. Perhaps the hard drive is in the region, but I wouldn't think it could get that hot.
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#127582 - 22/11/2002 18:16 Re: Laptop safety [Re: robricc]
matthew_k
pooh-bah

Registered: 12/02/2002
Posts: 2298
Loc: Berkeley, California
I'd say this guy has got some explaining to do, but I'm not sure if anyone wants to know the explanation.

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#127583 - 22/11/2002 20:40 Re: Laptop safety [Re: matthew_k]
lectric
pooh-bah

Registered: 20/01/2002
Posts: 2084
Loc: New Orleans, LA
I certainly don't!

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#127584 - 22/11/2002 21:01 Re: Laptop safety [Re: robricc]
Alan
member

Registered: 06/05/2000
Posts: 142
Loc: Cedar Grove , IN
The new processors are literaly running at microwave oven frequencies... just a thought
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#127585 - 23/11/2002 19:05 Re: Laptop safety [Re: Alan]
ineedcolor
addict

Registered: 10/01/2001
Posts: 630
Loc: Windsor, Ontario Canada
This is TOO funny....
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#127586 - 25/11/2002 11:37 Re: Laptop safety [Re: ineedcolor]
image
old hand

Registered: 28/04/2002
Posts: 770
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
probably the zipper on his trousers was the main reason he got burnt. easier conductor of heat.

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