The best laptop cooler pad in 2024

best laptop cooler pad: Woman using Targus Portable Lightweight Chill Mat Lap on sofa
(Image credit: Targus)

The best laptop cooler pad does two things. Firstly, it keeps your laptop from overheating, and therefore slowing and crashing; especially when you're running demanding software like Photoshop, or playing AAA games. And secondly, if you put your laptop on your actual lap for hours on end, it’ll stop it getting too hot and making things uncomfortable for you. 

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.